Where do I go if I have symptoms of the flu and COVID such as fever, coughing, shortness of breath?
If you have local questions about Coronavirus (COVID-19), please call our patient information line at (970) 564-2201.
If you are experiencing an emergency, please call 911, or go to your nearest emergency room – calling ahead to wherever you’re receiving care to let them know what symptoms you are experiencing.
Southwest Health System’s electronic health record vendor, Cerner CommunityWorks, cannot generate QR codes linked to COVID-19 test results. Testing at another organization may be necessary for travel to countries requiring QR-encoded results.
Offering Pfizer, Moderna & Janssen vaccines!
Available Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm
This will be by appointment only, schedule here: www.shsretailpharmacy.com
Pfizer is for 5 years of age and older with a second shot due 28 days after.
Moderna is for 18 years of age and older with a second shot due 3 weeks after.
Janssen is a single-dose shot for 18 years of age and older.
The process takes approximately 30 minutes.
Patients can call 970-564-2280 with any questions.
Pfizer, Moderna & Janssen Booster Vaccine Clinics
(December 8th, 3pm-6pm at the Main Hospital Lobby)
-Located above our main hospital entrance lobby.
-No appointment is necessary.
Some COVID-19 Vaccine Recipients Can Get Booster ShotsPeople who received a primary mRNA COVID-19 vaccine series and are 65 years and older, 50–64 years with underlying medical conditions or 18 years and older who live in long-term care settings should receive a booster shot at least 6 months after completing the primary series (which may include an additional primary dose in persons with moderate to severe immunocompromised).
People who received a primary mRNA COVID-19 vaccine series and are 18-49 years old with underlying medical conditions, or 18 years and older who work or live in high-risk settings may receive a booster shot at least 6 months after completing the primary series (which may include an additional primary dose in persons with moderate to severe immunocompromised).
People who received the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine and are 18 years and older should receive a booster shot at least 2 months after receiving their primary vaccine dose.
For more information visit: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/booster-shot.html
Monoclonal Antibody Therapy
Monoclonal Antibody Therapy will be offered here at our Infusion Clinic Wednesdays at 2pm, and Fridays at 10am.
You will need a referral from your provider, be within 10 days of symptom onset, and have a positive covid test with an oxygen saturation of 90% or better on room air or baseline O2. Please contact your provider for more details on scheduling. The therapy will last approximately 2-3 hours.
COVID-19 vaccines and who is offering them in our area?
Vaccines are currently being distributed by CDPHE to the Montezuma County Health Department and local pharmacies such as Safeway, City Market, Walgreens and Walmart. Please reach out to them for information and availability. For details on eligibility and vaccine locations in Colorado, click here.
From December 2020 through May 1, 2021, SHS has held 59 COVID-19 clinics providing 5,488 first-dose, 4840 second-dose, 10328 total doses of COVID-19 vaccines given. Except for just a handful of Johnson & Johnson, SHS has primarily given Pfizer and Moderna mRNA vaccine.
If you can, please bring your ID and insurance information when coming in for care.
Masks are required for all patients and visitors. We ask that you bring your own, but will provide one if needed.
For more information on our VISITOR GUIDELINES, click here.
When do I need to go to the doctor? Click here for more information.
Need prescription refills or to visit your primary care provider?
SHS continues to see patients with telehealth options for most patients in the comfort and safety of their own home.
Please call to set up a telehealth appointment!