Casting for Recovery by Alma Hicks
Jul 13, 2018
Casting for Recovery: Casting for Recovery (CfR) provides healing outdoor retreats for women with breast cancer, at no cost to the participants. CfR’s retreats offer opportunities for women to find inspiration, discover renewed energy for life, and experience healing connections with other women...
SLV Health Nurses Contribute Research for Publication
Jul 5, 2018
Two nurses from San Luis Valley Health recently contributed data and expertise to a published article about Process Improvement (PI) benchmarking in trauma centers. Julie Ramstetter and Rachael Schell are both Trauma Nurse Coordinators for SLVH's hospitals, with Julie representing the...
Lung Health during Forest Fires
Jul 5, 2018
Article Submitted by Autumn Moore, Cardiopulmonary Manager and Respiratory Therapist, Cardiopulmonary Department, San Luis Valley Health, Alamosa, Colorado  Lung  Health During Forest Fires Wildfires often cast off ash and other irritants into the air which may cause breathing...
Conejos County Hospital Re-certifies Level IV Trauma Level of Care
Jun 27, 2018
June 5, 2018, La Jara, Colorado Conejos County Hospital (CCH) passed their level IV Trauma recertification without deficiencies and accolades are due to SLV Health staff who have been working hard to evaluate and improve the trauma services available to the community. An ongoing goal of the...
CCH Groundbreaking and 2018 BBQ and Quilt Auction
Jun 25, 2018
CCH Groundbreaking and 2018 BBQ & Quilt Auction On June 25, 2018, a very special groundbreaking ceremony took place in front of Conejos County Hospital in La Jara, Colorado.  As CO State Representative remarked, "While other critical access hospitals across our state and nation are...
SLV Health Apple Tree Project Helps Area Teachers with Supplies
Jun 20, 2018
San Luis Valley Health is hosting a new project to ease the financial burden of elementary teachers across the Valley. Called “The Apple Tree Project”, the initiative will distribute school supplies to over 175 classrooms serving about 3,500 students across the Valley. Colorado ranks at number...
2018 Lids for Kids Event Donates 200 Bikes to Area Youth
Jun 19, 2018
San Luis Valley Health's Lids for Kids helmet and bike giveaway drew another large crowd to the annual wellness and safety event at Cole Park in Alamosa on June 14, 2018.  Almost 200 bikes, trikes, and scooters were won by the lucky kids who had their number drawn.  "All I can say is...
CCH BBQ & Quilt Auction and Groundbreaking Event 2018
Jun 6, 2018
Join SLV Health in a groundbreaking and fundraiser event at Conejos County Hospital in La Jara on Saturday, June 23rd from 11 to 2.  A great lunch, homemade pies and live auction will help raise funds to make improvements to the hospital and the grounds.  For more information or to...
Martin Testifies at Senate Finance Committee Hearing in D.C.
May 25, 2018
SLVH CEO Konnie Martin is a Witness at the Senate Finance Committee Hearing in Washington D.C. From the AHA Today's headlines on May 24, 2018: Senate Hearing Examines Rural Health Care Challenges, Opportunities The Senate Finance Committee...
SLV Health OB Nurse Represents SLV at State Nightingale Gala
May 21, 2018
     Lonetree, CO, May 12, 2018.  Vivian Rodriguez was selected by the SLV Nightingale Luminaria committee to represent the best of the best nurses at the 2018 Nightingale Luminaria Awards Gala on May 12 at CU South in Lonetree, Colorado.  Vivian was nominated by Morgan...

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