Coronavirus Updates and Resources: Southwest Colorado and the Four Corners

Mar 13, 2020

KSJD is gathering updated information for you on the Covid-19 pandemic. This page will be regularly updated with headlines, resources, and announcements related to closures and changes at community events and spaces. 

News links redirect to KSJD and NPR articles unless otherwise noted - all without paywalls.

Do you have a news tip you'd like to share anonymously? Email with any information that should be included here.

News and Resources

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Click on the state, tribe, or organization below for information on region-specific vaccine distribution and who to contact for registration and questions:


Ute Mountain Ute Tribe


Navajo Nation

New Mexico


Southwest Health System

Axis Health System

Upcoming Free Community Coronavirus Testing

Southwest Health System EMS Building in Cortez:

  • 10am-2pm every Wednesday
  • Drive-up
  • No symptoms nor appointments required
  • In partnership with the Montezuma County Public Health Department

Coronavirus Information

Food Assistance 

Business and Job Resources

Cancellations and Changes

Montezuma and Dolores Counties, Colorado

Ute Mountain Ute Tribe

  • Chairman Manuel Heart has clarified that Colorado's mask mandate applies to both Towaoc and White Mesa. 
  • All Ute Mountain Tribal Park tours have been canceled through March 30, 2021. A public letter from Vice Chairman Selwyn Whiteskunk says the decision was made between the council and the tribal park director.

San Juan County, New Mexico

The State of New Mexico has travel restrictions in place for visitors from nearly every U.S. state, including Colorado, Utah and Arizona. Self-quarantine regulations for visitors (and the updated listed of applicable states) can be found on the state health department's website.

San Juan County, Utah

Navajo Nation

  • The Navajo Nation's Stay-at-Home (Shelter in Place) order and daily curfew from 9:00 pm to 5:00 am are effective until further notice.

*Note: The City of Cortez, the Cortez Public Library and Southwest Health System are underwriters of KSJD.