Walk In Flu Shots at SLV Health Clinics
Oct 9, 2017
San Luis Valley Health Clinics are offering Walk-In Flu Vaccines during the month of October, 2017.  During the following times and dates at the different locations, patients may experience a brief waiting period but are welcome to walk in without an appointment.  Say "Boo to the Flu" and keep your...
San Luis Valley Health Recognizes Sepsis Awareness Month
Sep 1, 2017
In early August The Valley Courier published a guest opinion by Shawna Manzanares regarding the threat of Sepsis.  San Luis Valley Health (SLVH) joins Ms. Manzanares in honoring September as Sepsis Awareness Month.  Every two minutes, someone dies from sepsis in the United States – more...
SLV Health’s La Jara Clinic Excels in CDPHE CMS Survey
Feb 27, 2017
La Jara, Colorado.   On January 5, 2017, the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment’s Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) conducted a surprise survey at SLV Health’s La Jara Clinic.  Even though it had been over ten years with a lot of changes over that time, 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...
SLV Health is First in Colorado to Implement RQI Program
Mar 21, 2016
SLV Health is the first in the state of Colorado and second in the Western United States to implement the Resuscitation Quality Improvement Program (RQI).  This cutting-edge technology is a new approach to maintaining high-quality CPR and is directly tied to improvement in patient outcomes.  This...
Providers Score High in Customer Satisfaction
Feb 29, 2016
San Luis Valley Health Providers were recognized on February 11, 2016 at the SLV Health All Providers Meeting  for being the best in customer service for the year 2015.  Each of the providers recognized received 90% or better in the Patient Satisfaction Survey.  That means that over 90% of their...
RQI Program to be Utilized by Employees at SLV Health
Jan 26, 2016
The ground-breaking Resuscitation Quality Improvement (RQI) program from the American Heart Association utilizes simulation, to ensure continued competency in the areas of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiovascular Care of adult and pediatric patients.  Our Education Team...
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...
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...
Employee Breast Screening Day
May 3, 2015


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