District Nurse

Health News

January 10, 2022

Due to several staff and students absent due to illness, Manzanola School District will move to remote learning for the rest of this week, January 11-13, 2022. Students will need to follow the remote option provided by their teacher(s.) JH Basketball games have been canceled and the HS Basketball games will be rescheduled. Please call the office today to order three days of meals that you can drive by and pick-up outside of the elementary school cafeteria on January 12, 2022 between 11 a.m. and Noon. Our health aide will be in the nurses office between 8-10 a.m. January 11-13, 2022 if any students or staff would like to take a rapid COVID test.

If you have any questions about the current, updated COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation requirements, please visit the CDPHE Isolation and Quarantine page.

Who Needs to Quarantine.pdf

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.