Patient Enters Full Remission
Feb 11, 2015
Over one year ago, Ronda Benavidez was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, a type of cancer that affects the immune system.  Today, she is in full remission.San Luis Valley Health first published a story on Benavidez in September of 2014, shortly after Benavidez had begun treatment.  The majority...
Women's Health Team Hosts Lunch and Learn
Feb 11, 2015
By Jefferson GeigerOver 50 people attended last week’s Women’s Health Lunch and Learn. Presented by Dr. Carmelo Hernandez and Dr. Amy Robertson of San Luis Valley Health’s Women’s Health Clinic, the pair discussed well-woman exams and screenings women need.“It was a great opportunity to help...
SLV Cancer Relief Fund to Hold Fourth Annual Concert
Feb 10, 2015
Written by Teri McCartneyDana Cooper of Nashville, Kelley Mickwee of Austin (and The Trishas fame), and the Valley’s own Don Richmond share their talents in a songwriter-in-the-round format to benefit the San Luis Valley Cancer Relief Fund on Saturday, February 14, at 7:30pm in Leon Hall on the...
How Much are You Smoking?
Jan 30, 2015
By Lisyuri GallardoIt is important for you to realize how much money you spend on tobacco maybe once you think about all the things you can do with the money you’ll save, you may find the extra incentive you need to give up smoking for good.The cost for a pack of cigarettes averages from $4 to $6...
Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
Jan 5, 2015
As part of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, the Oncology and Women's Health Teams at San Luis Valley Health are teaming up to provide education and information to women on receiving your annual Cervical Cancer Screening.Screenings are available at our Women's Health Clinic, which can be reached for...
New 128-Slice CT Scanner is Here
Dec 17, 2014
San Luis Valley Health is pleased to announce that the Radiology Department has added a new 128-Slice CT Scanner (commonly referred to as a CAT Scan) to its suite of imaging equipment. The new machine is made by General Electric and has many features that will benefit the patients of San...
Radiology Team to Add New CT-Scanner
Dec 3, 2014
San Luis Valley Health is pleased to announce that the Radiology Department will soon add a new 128-Slice CT Scanner (commonly referred to as a CAT Scan) to its suite of imaging equipment. The new machine is made by General Electric and has many features that will benefit the patients of San Luis...
Great American Smokeout Day Reaches Over 100 People
Nov 26, 2014
The Great American Smokeout event held in Monte Vista, La jara and Alamosa gave staff and the community members the opportunity to learn more about our smoking cessation program from our Tobacco Navigator, Lisyuri Gallardo. Employees were invited to wear hats and jeans to work that day to signify...
Successful Saturday for "Got Hair, Please Share" Event
Nov 19, 2014
This past Saturday, San Luis Valley Health Patient Navigator Theresa Curtis hosted an event titled “Got Hair, Please Share”.  The event collected a total of 36 ponytails to be donated to Locks of Love. Locks of Love is an organization that provides hairpieces to children...
Got Hair? Please Share!
Nov 5, 2014
On Saturday, November 15th, San Luis Valley Health Patient Navigator Theresa Curtis will host "Mariah's 2nd Pony Tail Drive".  Mariah is Theresa's daughter and has benefited from the Locks of Love organization that they are supporting.

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