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Dorenkamp Named Interim Replacement as County Health/Enviroment Director

Dorenkamp Named Interim Replacement as County Health/Enviroment Director

The Prowers County Board of County Commissioners has appointed Jo Dorenkamp, County Administrator, to serve as the Interim Public Health & Environment Director upon the departure of Jackie Brown on August 31, 2012.   In addition the Commissioners are working on contracting with another County’s Public Health Director to assist Prowers County with technical support during […]

Radon Information Sessions Set for Prowers County

Radon Information Sessions Set for Prowers County

Prowers County Public Health and Environment (PCPHE) is working with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) in a nationwide campaign to educate Americans about the dangers of radon exposure and to encourage them to take action to protect their homes and families. In our community, […]

West Nile Confirmed in Prowers County

West Nile Confirmed in Prowers County

First 2011 mosquito pool positive test for West Nile Confirmed for Prowers County   Lamar, CO– Prowers County Public Health officials have received lab confirmation of West Nile in a sample pool of mosquitoes collected on the night of August 21st.  This positive result is from a number of surveillance locations in and around the […]