Positives and Indicator Updates as of 2:30 PM
We have had 3 positive results in the last week. Of those tests, the majority had out of county addresses and were not counted in our totals.
Overall, we have seen 260 positive tests so far with 2,880 negative tests.
Flu Clinic Update
Health and Human Services will host its Annual Flu Clinics the first week in October. Gunnison’s will be at the Gunnison County Rodeo Grounds Tuesday, October 6th from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Crested Butte’s will be at the Crested Butte Community School’s south parking lot, October 7th from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Both clinics are drive-thru, but you will not be turned away if you do not have a vehicle., We ask, for the health and safety of all, that if you are symptomatic of the flu or COVID-19 (i.e. cough, shortness of breath, fever of over 100.4) that you do not go through the Flu Clinic. Please remain at home and contact the Call Center at 970-641-7660 for guidance. For more information follow the HHS Facebook page and visit the Seasonal Flu Information website page.
While larger events are now allowed, there is still a required application process.
Any event that requires a permit or is larger than 25 indoors or 50 outdoors is required to go through an event review. A link to this information can be found here.
Take Gunnison County’s Community Survey
Gunnison County has created a community survey to better understand the general public’s perception of the on-going pandemic and how it impacts their social and consumer spending habits. Community members are encouraged to take the survey.
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Virtual Town Hall and Change in Meeting Schedule
This evening’s Virtual Town Hall included an update from Crested Butte Mountain Resort on winter operations. We had a technical issue streaming the meeting onto Facebook. The zoom recording of the presentation can be found here. The slide deck can be found here.
On October 8th at 5:00 p.m. we will have Cathie Pagano from the county to discuss the Economic Recovery efforts.
Sign up ahead of time here. As always we will simultaneously stream to the Gunnison County Health and Human Services Facebook page.
If there is a topic you would like to see covered, please email ideas to, email@example.com.
The main screening site is located at Gunnison Valley Health on Monday through Friday starting at 9 a.m. Testing requires an appointment ahead of time.
The screening site is located in the large north entrance parking lot and operates out of a shed. We ask that you please contact the Call Center in advance to schedule an appointment at 970-641-7660.
Call Center: 970-641-7660
The Call Center is open from 8 a.m.-12p.m. and 1 p.m.- 4 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Here is an infographic of the Call Center call tree.
For those needing assistance outside of those hours, please leave a message. There will also be someone monitoring the firstname.lastname@example.org email.
We can help you arrange deliveries of groceries from City Market’s Pickup program, food bundles from the Gunnison Food Pantry and prescriptions from City Market or Walmart pharmacies. We ask that you only use this service if you are at risk and isolating at home, ill with COVID-19 symptoms or quarantined because of exposure. Deliveries are made by drivers trained to handle your order safely.
To arrange for a delivery, please call Senior Transportation Dispatch at 970-641-7959 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Grocery deliveries can be scheduled Monday through Friday.
Prescription deliveries can be called in throughout the week but will only be delivered on Tuesdays and Fridays for the Gunnison area and on Tuesdays for the Crested Butte area. Special arrangements may be made in the case of an emergency.
Food Pantry bundles can be requested throughout the week but are only delivered on Tuesdays and Fridays in Gunnison, and on Tuesdays for the Crested Butte area.
Importance of Self-Reporting
One of the best tools to provide early warnings of spread in the community is to self-report as symptomatic. If you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19, even if they are mild, please self-report and isolate yourself.