San Miguel County Announces COVID 1st Tuesdays Community Forums

San Miguel County Announces COVID 1st Tuesdays Community Forums

San Miguel County announces COVID Community Forums. The focus on August 11 is older members of the Telluride community. The public can send questions up to one day prior to the forum, by August 10, to For up-to-date coronavirus information visit:



San Miguel County will be holding COVID Community Forums the first Tuesday of each month on Facebook Live through San Miguel County Department of Health and Environment’s page, and KOTO Community Radio.

The first forum will take place on Tuesday, August 11 at 6 p.m. and will focus on the safety of older community members. Panelists will include Public Health Director Grace Franklin, County Medical Officer; Dr. Sharon Grundy of the Telluride Medical Center; and Emergency Manager Henry Mitchell.

The COVID Community Forums were created to encourage dialogue for specific groups of the public and provide useful, relevant information while fielding questions and concerns. The sessions will give Public Health another touchpoint to ensure all individuals are being reached and served.

Grace Franklin, County Public Health Director.

“We’re excited to have an additional platform to share important public health information with our community,” said Public Health Director Grace Franklin. “Our first forum will address how the older people in our community can and have adapted to this crisis. We are stronger together and when we hold space to better understand how to support each other.”

The next COVID Community Forum, on September 8, will focus on adolescents.

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