Local Women Donate Books to Labor and Delivery Unit
Sep 11, 2017
A recent patient at the Labor and Delivery unit at the San Luis Valley Health’s Regional Medical Center was delighted to receive a brand new baby book and was overheard to say, “Oh, That’s wonderful!  My baby’s first book!”  Recently, several members of the Family Community Education club...
Garrard Presents at Conference
Sep 11, 2017
Dr. Jacqueline Garrard, SLV Health Women’s Health Clinic Provider and Colorado Task Force Representative for the American Congress of Obstetrician and Gynecologists, presented on the ways Colorado is reducing morbidity and mortality within the perinatal population.  She presented in...
X-ray and Mammography Technologist celebrates working at SLVH for over 50 Years
Aug 29, 2017
This year Linda Schmidt, an x-ray and mammography technologist who works PRN in the imaging department is celebrating working at SLV health for 50 years off and on throughout her lifetime. Linda started as nurse’s aide for Alamosa Community Hospital in 1962. Then she attended St. Francis Hospital...
SLV Healh's Parnership with Women's Wellness Connection
Aug 14, 2017
The Women’s Wellness Connection (WWC) can help pay for clinical breast, cervical exams, breast imaging for uninsured or underinsured women. We are excited to report that WWC has granted additional funds to purchase breast models for all SLVH Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Surgeons and Women’s...
Stephanie L. Miner Woman's Imaging Center $1,000 Donation
May 26, 2017
At the Friday, May 19 performance, Aubrey Lucero, owner of Mountain Valley Dance Studio, donated $1000 from this spring's dance recital ticket proceeds ($1 per ticket) to the Stephanie L. Miner Women's Imaging Center. The donation was in honor of Stephanie L. Miner's daughter, McKinley, and her...
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®....
Baby Quilts Baby Quilts Donated to SLV Health
Jul 26, 2016
Christine Heersink lived in Alamosa for over 60 years. Currently retired and living in Castle Rock with her husband, Christine sews baby blankets for Denver Health. She wanted to donate baby quilts to the Women’s Center nursery at SLV Health. “I have fond memories of the Valley and connections to (...
Women's Center Utilizes Hugs Infant Security
Jul 12, 2016
San Luis Valley Health OB department expands infant protection.With the addition of the new “Hugs” technology, each baby is fully protected the moment a tamper-detecting Hugs tag is attached, with the exits from the OB unit guarded.The Women’s Center, “A Place for Moms and Babies,” at SLVH is...
Providers Score High in Customer Satisfaction
Feb 29, 2016
San Luis Valley Health Providers were recognized on February 11, 2016 at the SLV Health All Providers Meeting  for being the best in customer service for the year 2015.  Each of the providers recognized received 90% or better in the Patient Satisfaction Survey.  That means that over...
Dr. Robertson Coordination of Care in Rural Health
Nov 9, 2015
Dr. Amy Robertson, of SLV Health, presented on the importance of coordination of care in rural health at the recent Colorado ACOG Maternal Morbidity Conference. Her presentation on sever DIC in a concealed abruption in pregnancy highlighted the importance of  coordination of care...

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