Recent Articles

Why Young Adults Should Get Immunized
Aug 5, 2013
By Alamosa County Public Health Alamosa Immunization Coalition reminds young adults (ages 19-26) that the need for vaccination does not...
Rabies Threat in Countryside
Jul 31, 2013
By Ola Bovin, SLV Regional Epidemiologist I heard a rumor the other day that rabies vaccinations are not necessary for pets and livestock...
8 Week Beginner Walking Plan
Jul 10, 2013
Getting started on a new exercise plan can be tough.  Here are some tips to help you accomplish your goals. Healthy Tips: Set personal...
Exercise Tips for Diabetics
Jul 10, 2013
As you begin your transformation, it’s important to remember to listen to your body.  Beginning an exercise routine isn’t easy.  It takes...
Carrots in the Cold: SLV Farmers' Markets
Jul 9, 2013
Carrots, onions, potatoes, peaches and honey are some of the foods that you probably purchased at your local farmers' markets. The...
Cottage Foods Law Explained
Jul 9, 2013
Understanding the Cottage Foods Law The following information was compiled by the Colorado Department  of Public Health and Environment's...
Gena Akers Explains the Affordable Care Act
Jul 7, 2013
Gena Akers, Project Coordinator, explains the ACA and how the health insurance marketplace will benefit Coloradans. The Patient...
Is Stress Making You Ill?
Jun 24, 2013
By David D. Clarke, MD from www.stressillness.com Everyone with a heartbeat knows about stress.  It is part of life.  Some stress is good...
Sleep Hygiene: Tips and Tricks
Jun 24, 2013
By David D. Clarke, MD from www.stressillness.com Habits that make insomnia worse: drinking a lot of caffeine drinking or smoking before...
Three Ways to Reduce Your Stress
Jun 24, 2013
Are you stressed out?  Work?  Kids?  Job?  Vacation plans? Dr. Mike Evans recommends you follow the 90-10 rule.  It’s simple: 10% of how we...

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