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Winter Storm Safety ***Exercise***

Record amounts of snow fall have been recorded around Southwest Colorado. La Plata County and the City of Durango are working closely to ensure the safety of residence throughout the region. They are encouraging everyone to stay at home and in touch with loved ones to help promote the wellbeing … Continue reading

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Winter Blast 2014 ***Exercise****

Durango, CO – The National Weather Service has forecasted heavy snow and thunderstorms to continue throughout the day.  Snow loads and deep drifts are hampering access. The Colorado Department of Transportation has closed Highway 550 north of Durango Mountain Resort and east of Bayfield.  The Durango-La Plata County Airport is … Continue reading

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SW Colorado Emergency Communications Exercise Today

By: Dan Bender, La Plata County Sheriff’s Office The Southwest Regional Communications Committee in collaboration with regional Homeland Security emergency response agencies will be conducting a multi-jurisdictional exercise on Tuesday, February 18th, 2014.  The actual exercise will be from 9:00AM until 11:00AM. Physical set up for the La Plata County … Continue reading

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Montezuma County Offers Free TDAP Vaccine

Durango, CO: The Montezuma County Public Health Department is offering free Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis (TDAP) vaccination shot on November 6th from 2-4pm at the Montezuma County Annex, 103 Chestnut Street in Cortez.  Supplies are limited to the first 180 walk-ins, no appointment is necessary. The TDAP vaccine is required … Continue reading

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