Lift the Label
Jun 18, 2018
Don't let the label of addiction obscure the truth. for real stories.
Chronic Pain
May 11, 2018
What is Chronic Pain? Pain is the body’s way to communicate to the brain that something is wrong. It is a reaction to an injury or illness. Once the body heals, the body usually stops communicating pain to the brain, and the body stops hurting. However, for many people the pain continues...
Where For Care Where For Care
Mar 27, 2017
A collaboration of health organizations across Colorado have joined together in a new statewide health education effort to help people understand how to access the right care, at the right time, at the right level. The goal of the “Where for Care” campaign is to create consumer awareness around the...
Mental Health Awareness
May 23, 2016
The following article is contributed by San Luis Valley Health, Behavioral Health Program Manager, Audrey L Reich Loy, LCSW, LAC  As we come to the end of May, (Mental Health Month) I’d like to take a moment and speak to why this issue is so imperative, ESPECIALLY in our medical setting.  One in...
Healthy Egg Cups Recipe
May 23, 2016
Our Wellness Department will be featuring several healthy recipes. This recipe only has 48 calories per serving (one muffin).Healthy Egg Cups: Makes: 12 servingsServing Size: 1 cupPreparation Time: 15 minutesCooking Time: 15 minutes Ingredients1 T olive oil4 whole eggs2 cups baby spinach-chopped1 C...
Clean Hands Count
May 9, 2016
 World Health Organization’s World Hand Hygiene Day is in May and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention issued the "Clean Hands Count" campaign. Here are some simple hand hygiene prevention tips. Practicing hand hygiene is a simple yet effective way to prevent infections. Cleaning your...
2016 Health Fair 2016 HealthFair
Jan 11, 2016
The 2016 Health Fair is Coming this February!The Health Fair recently teamed up with San Luis Valley HealthThe fair will feature free on-site screenings for participants 18 and older including: Blood Pressure, Height Weight Body Mass Index, as well as several new screenings including: “Talk to a...
Healthy Holiday Recipes Healthy Holiday Recipes
Dec 22, 2015
Healthy Holiday RecipiesRoasted CarrotsIngredients12 carrots2 tablespoons olive oil¼ cup fresh thyme leavessalt and pepperDirections:1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.2. Wash carrots well, no need to peel. Cut off tops and then slice each carrot lengthwise into fourths.3. Lay carrots out on a baking...
Winter Tips Winter Tips
Nov 17, 2015
By SLV Health Employee Safety CommitteeWith the winter season upon us, the SLV Health Employee Safety Committee wanted to take a moment to share some good safety tips and reminders not only about appropriate clothing to help reduce the chance for slips and falls, but also additional tips related to...
Physical Therapy Month 6 Reasons Pro Therapy is Saying, "Thanks"
Oct 14, 2015
It takes a team to be a good physical therapist. October is National Physical Therapy month, therefore our Pro Therapy department wants to take some time to honor those play an essential role in the physical therapy team.1-Thank you to our patients! PT would not be effective without you doing your...


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