SITE HIGHLIGHTS

2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
Providing information and updates about COVID-19 for healthcare providers and the community

 

COVID-19 Screening Tool

This tool can help you understand what to do next about COVID-19. Let’s all look out for each other by knowing our status, trying not to infect others, and reserving care for those in need.

GUIDELINES FOR OPENING UP AMERICA AGAIN

President Trump has unveiled Guidelines for Opening Up America Again, a three-phased approach based on the advice of public health experts. These steps will help state and local officials when reopening their economies, getting people back to work, and continuing to protect American lives.

HEALTH PROVIDERS TELEMEDICINE & VIDEO CONFERENCING SERVICES
Information on PCMS member physician practices offering physician-to-physician phone consultations, and available for consultations with their patients via telemedicine evaluations

SNOCAP COVID Survey 2 - Results & Resources
Report on what Colorado Primary Care Practices are experiencing with COVID-19. This report was created from the data received from 38 responses to the SNOCAP/PIPCO survey between April 3-13, 2020

Colorado Covid-19 IRT Requests Medical Volunteers 
Urgent message for the medical community by Dr. Josh Emdur, DO, medical director for the IRT setup by Gov. Polis

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Click here for Pueblo County Medical Society's information and updates about COVID-19 for healthcare providers and the community.

Pueblo’s COVID-19 hotline remains open at 719-583-4444, as well as Colorado’s CO-HELP 877-462-2911.

Click
here for the CDC fact sheet if you get sick with or suspect you are infected with the virus that causes COVID-19, which could help to prevent the disease from spreading to people in your home and community. 


Please continue to get information from reliable sources at pueblohealth.org.

The website created by the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Emergency Services continues to be updated with Pueblo City and County information: www.puebloemergency.info.

For information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention click on cdc.gov

Click here to read the poem shared with a PCMS physician whose friend, a critical care physician, has posted in his intensive care unit. It is titled “When this is over.”
An American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) member and an artist collaborated to create this inspiring image to celebrate courage of mothers on the front lines. Two free printables – an art print and a Mother’s Day card – are available to celebrate the medical moms and “sheros” in your life!
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PCMS is Opposing So-Called "Marijuana Lounges"

On May 29, 2019, Governor Polis signed into law House Bill 19-1230 which allows public marijuana consumption. The new law allows, but does not require, Colorado municipalities and counties to allow certain kinds of public use. This means that Pueblo now has the opportunity to prioritize the health of its citizens over allowing the cannabis industry to profit in the face of adversely affecting the health of Puebloans. Click here for more information. 

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PIONEERS OF THE SOCIETY

In his book, A Brief Scan of the Minutes of the Pueblo County Medical Society, historian, Dr. Harvey Phelps, MD, stated, "The knowledge of good work should be preserved and extended." How true this is, especially when it relates to the pioneer physicians of Pueblo County Medical Society. 

Take a moment to watch our video: Pioneers: Pueblo County Medical Society, 1881-1929