Larimer County is now at COVID-19 Community Level High, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) metrics. CDC Community Levels are the measure of the impact of COVID-19 illness on health and hospital systems. With the transition to Level High, Larimer County health officials are urging residents to get vaccinated and boosted and to make a plan to access new treatments for COVID-19, if needed.

 

Posted: 
Wed, Jun 15 - 12:09 pm
Department: 
Health

Larimer County is now at COVID-19 Community Level High, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) metrics. CDC Community Levels are the measure of the impact of COVID-19 illness on health and hospital systems. With the transition to Level High, Larimer County health officials are urging residents to get vaccinated and boosted and to make a plan to access new treatments for COVID-19, if needed.

 

Posted: 
Wed, Jun 15 - 12:08 pm
Department: 
Health

The Larimer County Department of Health & Environment will provide an overview of air quality in Larimer County, including the sources and contributors to ground-level ozone, potential health impacts of poor outdoor air quality, public health’s role in addressing air quality issues, and information about how residents can help improve air quality in Larimer County.

Posted: 
Wed, Jun 08 - 10:56 am
Department: 
Health

The Larimer County Department of Health and Environment (LCDHE) has confirmed that a bat in Larimer County has tested positive for rabies. This is the first rabid bat found in Larimer County this year.

Posted: 
Tue, May 31 - 03:42 pm
Department: 
Health

The Larimer County Department of Health & Environment will provide an update for the community on the COVID-19 response in Larimer County. Topics include an overview of local COVID-19 conditions, updates on COVID-19 vaccination and boosters, and information about new options to treat COVID-19. 

Posted: 
Wed, May 18 - 06:58 pm
Department: 
Health

Larimer County Health Department Holding COVID-19 Virtual Community Update on Thursday, March 3 at 12:00 pm

 

What:

The Larimer County Department of Health & Environment will provide an update for the community on the COVID-19 response in Larimer County. Topics include an overview of local COVID-19 conditions, CDC Community Levels, and a Data Dashboard update. Time will allow for Q&A.

 

Who:

Panelists:

Tom Gonzales, MPH, Larimer County Public Health Director

Posted: 
Wed, Mar 02 - 12:53 pm
Department: 
Health

Residents who closely follow Larimer County’s COVID-19 Data Dashboard will notice updates and changes to the dashboard’s features this week.

Posted: 
Tue, Mar 01 - 02:53 pm
Department: 
Health

Due to improving COVID-19 conditions, Larimer County health officials have announced that the Ninth Amended Public Health Order requiring masks in public indoor spaces will expire Saturday, February 12, 2022. This timeline will allow for the Omicron wave to further retreat and gives families, local businesses, and schools time to prepare for the transition.

Posted: 
Mon, Jan 31 - 03:29 pm
Department: 
Health

The Larimer County Department of Health & Environment (LCDHE) is nearly doubling its capacity to vaccinate the community to meet demand and fight the fast-spreading Omicron variant.

Posted: 
Fri, Jan 07 - 11:48 am
Department: 
Health

Cases of COVID-19 have risen sharply in Larimer County, likely due to the Omicron variant. Residents will notice dramatic changes on Larimer County’s data dashboard for both the 7-day case rate and the percent positivity, which have both doubled over the past week. COVID-19 data can be viewed at www.larimer.org/covid.

Posted: 
Thu, Dec 30 - 11:59 am
Department: 
Health

Larimer County Health Officials are notifying the community that nine cases of the COVID-19 omicron variant in Larimer County have recently been detected. Cases range in age from 18 to 57 years old.

Posted: 
Mon, Dec 27 - 10:02 am
Department: 
Health

State and local health officials are notifying the Larimer County community that the COVID-19 omicron variant was recently detected at multiple wastewater treatment facilities throughout the county.

Posted: 
Wed, Dec 22 - 05:24 pm
Department: 
Health

Larimer County health officials recommend that residents take action to celebrate the holiday season safely in light of the omicron variant of COVID-19 spreading rapidly throughout Colorado and the United States. With holiday travel and celebrations in full swing, one of the most important steps families, friends, and co-workers can take to reduce their chances of catching or transmitting COVID-19 is to test just before gathering.

Los funcionarios de salud del Condado de Larimer recomiendan que los residentes tomen medidas para celebrar la temporada de vacaciones de forma segura a la luz de la variante omicron de COVID-19 que se extiende rápidamente por todo Colorado y los Estados Unidos. Con los viajes y celebraciones de navidad en pleno apogeo, uno de los pasos más importantes que las familias, amigos y compañeros de trabajo pueden tomar para reducir sus posibilidades de contraer o transmitir COVID-19 es hacerse una prueba justo antes de reunirse.

Posted: 
Tue, Dec 21 - 02:43 pm
Department: 
Health

Larimer County, CO - The Larimer County Department of Health and Environment (LCDHE) urges residents who have symptoms of COVID-19 to get tested right away and, if positive, quickly seek monoclonal antibody therapy. Individuals who have been exposed to the virus may also be eligible to receive the treatment. When given early, monoclonal antibody treatment can prevent serious illness and help patients avoid a hospital stay. 

Posted: 
Wed, Dec 08 - 06:24 pm
Department: 
Health

Larimer County, CO - The Larimer County Department of Health & Environment (LCDHE) is no longer pursuing the implementation of the optional Vaccine Verified Facility & Event Program. LCDHE is focused instead on new opportunities to fight the virus by providing boosters, pediatric vaccines, and exploring ways to increase access to monoclonal antibody treatments. 

Posted: 
Fri, Nov 12 - 03:40 pm
Department: 
Health

With 5–11-year-olds now eligible to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech pediatric vaccine, Dr. Paul Mayer, Medical Officer with the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment (LCDHE), is encouraging parents and guardians to talk with their child’s healthcare provider and make a plan for getting their child vaccinated against COVID-19. 

Posted: 
Thu, Nov 04 - 03:24 pm
Department: 
Health

Currently, we are listening to constructive feedback from Larimer County businesses, the local Chambers of Commerce and the Economic and Workforce Development Department about the program. Feedback for the Vaccine Verified Facility and Event Program can be submitted to LCDHE online at https://bit.ly/larimerfeedback

Posted: 
Sun, Oct 31 - 12:06 pm
Department: 
Health

Larimer County, CO - The Larimer County Department of Health and Environment (LCDHE) has issued a public health order requiring that face coverings be worn in all public indoor spaces in Larimer County.  The order requires that all persons aged 3 years and older wear face coverings and outlines limited exceptions, including for individuals who cannot medically tolerate a face covering. The order goes into effect Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at 12:00 pm.

Posted: 
Fri, Oct 15 - 02:20 pm
Department: 
Health

As we head into the fall months, Larimer County health officials are bracing for a potential surge in COVID-19, respiratory syncytial Virus (RSV), and influenza (flu) cases. With the uptake of COVID-19 vaccines decreasing, the arrival of RSV and flu season, and Larimer County hospitals already at or exceeding capacity, health officials are asking residents to take action. 

Posted: 
Sat, Oct 09 - 08:57 am
Department: 
Health

The Larimer County Department of Health & Environment and other local vaccine providers are now offering COVID-19 booster shots to eligible residents. CDC has issued new recommendations for the use of a single dose of the Pfizer vaccine to be given as a booster to those who completed an initial series (2 doses) of Pfizer vaccine at least 6 months ago.

Posted: 
Wed, Sep 29 - 04:50 pm
Department: 
Health