District Nurse

Health News

Niki Liddle, BSN


Ashla Moyers,

Health Aide


The letter below, dated April 5, 2021 is information intended for

  • students participating on the volleyball team/coaches/managers/floor officials and their parents;

  • junior class students and their parents; and

  • any others contacted by district administration.

If you have further questions, please call the district at 719-462-5528. Thank you.

April 5_2021 HS VB_Juniors Quarantine Letter (1).pdf

Free Community Testing: Free COVID-19 community testing is available in Crowley and Otero Counties. Please refer to the informational flyer regarding this testing (just below this message). Until further notice, the schedule is as follows:

Testing Location: Crowley County Nursing Center (CCNC), 401 Idaho Avenue, Ordway, CO 81063

§ Testing Days: Tuesdays

§ Testing Hours: 9am-11am

Testing Location: Otero Junior College (OJC), 1619 San Juan Ave, La Junta, CO 81050

§ Testing Days: Wednesdays

§ Testing Hours: 10am-3pm

COVID-19 Tests

a. Basic Information: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has some good, general information on the different types of COVID-19 tests about which you may have heard. To review this information, please go to the following website: Coronavirus Disease 2019 Testing Basics (fda.gov)

b. State Testing Sites: Here is a website that details COVID-19 testing sites across the state of Colorado: CDPHE Test Sites Portal (colorado.gov)

Colorado-covidTesting_SE Route Flyer.pdf
How Sick is Too Sick?

Rick Ritter, Executive Director of Otero County Health Department plans on giving live, weekly updates regarding COVID-19 on Monday mornings between 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. on KBLJ (1400 AM) / KTHN (92.1 FM) radio. Please share with others who would like to remain informed.

COVID-19 Screening Tool_Sick at School_Return After Being Sick.pdf

All information from Otero County Public Health Department has moved to the COVID-19 Resources and Information page.