SLV Health Recognized for Award Winning Service Excellence Program at National HealthCare Conference
Feb 14, 2017
On February 8, at the 2017 HealthCare Service Excellence Conference, in Long Beach, California, San Luis Valley Health was awarded 13 Awards.   11 Outstanding Achievements in Breakthrough Awards were presented to SLV Health as well as nominations for the Service Excellence Council, Provider...
Safe Sleep For Every Baby
Feb 10, 2017
Written by Beverly Strnad, RN, Public Health Nurse, Alamosa County Public Health Department Safe Sleep For Every Baby Every baby in the San Luis Valley can have a safe crib thanks to a partnership between San Luis Valley Health, all of the SLV Public Health Departments and Cribs for Kids®....
SLV Health Donates Free Flu Shots to Alamosa County Jail
Feb 9, 2017
  Alamosa, Colorado. On February 8, 2017, Julie Ramstetter, SLV Health RN and Trauma Coordinator, assisted Kelly Bleakney, RN for Alamosa County Sheriff and PRN for SLV Health in providing over 100 free flu shots to staff and inmates. Free Flu Shots were donated by San Luis Valley...
Hollingsworth Receives National Recognition
Feb 7, 2017
February 2, 2107.  Laticia Hollingsworth, PA-C, was awarded a Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Orthopaedic Surgery by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). This is a very exciting accomplishment as only 8 certified PAs in Colorado have this...
SLV Health Recognizes Employees at Years of Service Banquet
Feb 6, 2017
SLV Health Recognizes Employees at Years of Service Banquet Alamosa, Colorado.   San Luis Valley Health honored employees at the annual Years of Service Banquet on January 25, 2017.  The event was held at the ASU Student Union and recognized 42 individuals who celebrated their 10...
2017 Health Fair
Feb 3, 2017
The 2017 Health Fair is Coming in April! For the second year, the Health Fair has teamed up with San Luis Valley Health The fair will feature free on-site screenings for participants 18 and older including: Blood Pressure, Height Weight Body Mass Index, as well as ...
SLV Health Opts Out of Aid In Dying
Feb 2, 2017
San Luis Valley Health has considered their role in participating and has chosen to Opt Out with Proposition 106, the Colorado “End of Life Options” Act that recently was approved by voters. Dr. Greg McAuliffe, Chief Medical Officer for San Luis Valley Health, commented on the Board of Trustees’...
2016 Summit Awards
Jan 30, 2017
2016 Summit Awards On Tuesday January 10th, SLV Health celebrated its 2nd Annual Summit Awards celebrating the service throughout the year of 2016. ASU...
Dr. Ellison Shares Story on Race and Diversity
Jan 17, 2017
By JEFFERSON GEIGER Valley Courier Staff Writer  ALAMOSA To Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Dr. Dennard Ellison, an otolaryngologist at San Luis Valley Health, spoke about growing up during segregation on Monday.  "It's very easy and safe to say that I would not be here without the...
Dr. Walker Explains Early Onset Dementia to Community
Jan 16, 2017
"…Selegiline, Vitamins B and E, and Ginkgo. These are some medicines that patients with dementia often consume.  They have not been proven to improve or delay the onset of dementia," explained Dr. Mugabe Walker at the InPerson Eldercare Series event sponsored by San Luis Valley Health on...

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