Category Archives: Public Health

Vaccine Clinic – June 25th, 2021

Download: COVID-19 Vaccine Form
Download: Get Your Shot (Flyer)

The Baca County Board of Public Health, Baca County Public Health Agency, Southeast Colorado Hospital District will be holding a Covid-19 vaccination clinic at the Minnick Building at the County Fairgrounds on Friday, June 25th, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. For the Moderna vaccine, you need to be 18 or older. The Pfizer vaccine is eligible for kids 12 and over. If you are between the ages of 12-18 and would like to receive a vaccine, please contact Baca County Public Health as we may be able to obtain doses of the Pfizer vaccine for the clinic.

There is a form that needs to be completed; having the form completed prior to arrival will help make things run more smoothly. You can receive the form from the Baca County Commissioner’s office or on our website at www.bacacountyco.gov; see “vaccine form.” Also, if you return your completed form to the Baca County Public Health Agency or Commissioner’s office prior to the clinic, we will have an idea how many residents to expect; note, the health assessment section should be completed after you arrive at the clinic.

If you have any questions, please call the commissioner’s office at 719.523.6532 or Baca County Public Health Agency at 719.523.6621.

Vaccine Clinic – June 4th, 2021

Download: COVID-19 Vaccine Form

The Baca County Board of Public Health, Baca County Public Health Agency, Southeast Colorado Hospital District will be holding a Covid-19 vaccination clinic at the Minnick Building at the County Fairgrounds on Friday, June 4th, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. For the Moderna vaccine, you need to be 18 or older. The Pfizer vaccine is eligible for kids 12 and over. If you are between the ages of 12-18 and would like to receive a vaccine, please contact Baca County Public Health as we may be able to obtain doses of the Pfizer vaccine for the clinic.

There is a form that needs to be completed; having the form completed prior to arrival will help make things run more smoothly. You can receive the form from the Baca County Commissioner’s office or on our website at www.bacacountyco.gov; see “vaccine form.” Also, if you return your completed form to the Baca County Public Health Agency or Commissioner’s office prior to the clinic, we will have an idea how many residents to expect; note, the health assessment section should be completed after you arrive at the clinic.

If you have any questions, please call the commissioner’s office at 719.523.6532 or Baca County Public Health Agency at 719.523.6621.

Adolescent Substance Treatment

RESADA Outpatient is excited to announce the addition of adolescent treatment services to our Outpatient Program. If you or someone you know has a child age 10-17 in need of substance treatment, please contact the number provided for more information.

Download: Adolescent Substance Treatment Flyer

RESADA OUTPATIENT
215 2nd Street
Las Animas, CO, 81054
resadatreatment.com
M-F 8am-5pm
719-662-1089

New COVID Cases – October 27, 2020

Baca County Public Health Agency has been was notified that we have two (2) new laboratory confirmed cases in Baca County. Out of respect for patient’s privacy, we will only release the following information (No other information will be released at this time):

The patients:

  • Are residents of Baca County.
  • Have been placed into isolation after receiving the positive test results.

Close contacts are being contacted and will be placed in quarantine.

Baca County case numbers: (March 11 to present) current COVID total cases are thirty-five (35).  Other Baca County information is as follows (as of the time of this email, Tuesday October 27, 2020):

  • Positive cases:                   35
  • Hospitalizations:                 2
  • Current hospitalizations :    0
  • Deaths:                            0

Depending on report timing, BCPHA’s totals will not exactly match CDPHE’s totals on their website.  https://covid19.colorado.gov/data/case-data Scroll down until you see the Colorado map, and then select “Case Counts” from the dropdown box on the upper right side of the map.

COVID-19 Update 10-14-2020

There are six new cases of COVID-19 reported in Baca County. Parties involved have been notified and under quarantine as well as others that were in contact with this positive case. This brings the total number of cases in Baca County from the onset of COVID reporting (March 2020) until today, October 14, 2020, to 24.

Free Flu Shot Clinic

Thanks to the Baca County Board of Health we are able to offer a Flu Clinic on October 27, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Clinic will take place at the Baca County Resource Center. It is available to anyone over the age of 18 (no children) at NO COST.

Appointments are not needed; however, social distancing is necessary (separated by a minimum of six feet) and everyone should be wearing a face mask over their nose and mouth. Temperatures will be taken at the entrance; if you are feeling ill, running a fever, headache, sore throat, fatigue, etc. stay home! A limited number of the high dosage vaccine will be available for those over the age of 65. Call the Baca County Health Nurse office at 719.523.6621 if you have any questions.

COVID-19 Update 9-2-2020

There is one new case of COVID-19 reported in Baca County. Parties involved have been notified and under quarantine as well as others that were in contact with this positive case. This brings the total number of cases in Baca County from the onset of COVID reporting (March 2020) until today, September 2, 2020, to 18.

COVID-19 Update – 8-25-2020

There are two new cases of COVID-19 reported in Baca County. Those involved have been notified and under quarantine as well as others that were in contact with these positive cases. This brings the total number of cases in Baca County from the onset of COVID reporting (March 2020) until today, August 27, 2020, to 17.