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...
Big Bodies, Giant Hearts
Apr 29, 2015
This past week, San Luis Valley Health had the pleasure of hosting some very special visitors.  Manny Ramirez and Ben Garland, two offensive linemen for the Denver Broncos, as well as Miles the Mascot and Denver Broncos Cheerleaders made the trip to Alamosa to visit patients at San Luis Valley...
Letter from a Patient
Mar 18, 2015
The following is a letter sent from a family of patients describing the experience they had recently at San Luis Valley Health when their baby boy was born.  We would like to thank the entire Henderson family for allowing us to share their experience.
The Perfect Storm
Mar 3, 2015
A combination of vision, leadership, teamwork and commitment to community helped the Labor and Delivery Team at San Luis Valley Health provide excellent service to a pair of expectant mothers just over one week ago.Leeann Buxman gave birth to Kolton Buxman on February 22nd at San Luis Valley Health...
Dr. Amy Carpenter Joins SLV Health Family Medicine
Jan 14, 2015
The San Luis Valley Health team is excited to welcome Dr. Amy Carpenter to the Family Medicine Clinic of the organization.  Dr. Carpenter will practice out of the San Luis Valley Health La Jara Medical Clinic.Dr. Carpenter has spent the past six years in the San Luis Valley, working with...
A Letter from A Special Patient
Jan 7, 2015
The Emergency Department is never a place that a child wants to be, but unfortunately, that is where 10-year old Mia Esquer-Montoya found herself this past Friday.Fortunately, Mia is out of the hospital and is doing well.  She was kind enough to send us a note and drawing describing the...
Dr. Thom Miller Named to Board of Directors for ECC
Nov 26, 2014
The Early Childhood Council of the San Luis Valley has named San Luis Valley Health’s Dr. Thom Miller to its Board of Directors.  Dr. Miller is a Pediatrician that joined SLV Health in July of 2014.“The Early Childhood Council probably does more to impact children in the San Luis...
SLV Health Welcomes Dr. Terry Reisner to the La Jara Medical Clinic
Nov 19, 2014
San Luis Valley Health is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Terry Reisner.  Dr. Reisner joins SLV Health after most recently serving as a Family Physician at the Benewah Medical Center in Plummer, Idaho. Dr. Reisner brings over 25 years of experience in Family Medicine to San Luis...
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...
Celebrating Veteran's Day with Our Veterans
Nov 11, 2014
Happy Veteran's Day from San Luis Valley Health!  We are thankful for all that are Veterans have done for us and remain committed to serving them as their Trusted Partner in Health.  Today, we offer a special thank you to our providers and some of our staff that have served in the...


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