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...
Dr. Robertson Coordination of Care in Rural Health
Nov 9, 2015
Dr. Amy Robertson, of SLV Health, presented on the importance of coordination of care in rural health at the recent Colorado ACOG Maternal Morbidity Conference. Her presentation on sever DIC in a concealed abruption in pregnancy highlighted the importance of  coordination of care between rural...
Conejos County Hospital Level IV Recertification CCH Receives Level IV Recertification
Oct 28, 2015
When the San Luis Valley Health, Conejos County Hospital (CCH) announced this month, that it had passed their level IV Trauma recertification, many praises surfaced. CCH has been working hard to evaluate and improve the trauma services available to the community. An ongoing goal of the Trauma...
Karla Hardesty Hardesty Selected as Hospital Trustee Delegate
Oct 14, 2015
Karla Hardesty was recently selected for another three-year term as a hospital trustee delegate on the American Hospital Association's (AHA) Regional Policy Board for Region 8 (Mountain States). The Regional Policy Boards (RPBs) of the AHA assist in fostering and maintaining communication between...
SLV Health Pharmacy What Does It Mean to Work at the SLV Health Pharmacy?
Oct 14, 2015
Patient Care is our Passion. That’s what it means to work at the SLV Health pharmacy.Pharmacy technicians work behind the scenes every day to touch patient lives through safe preparation and dispensing of medications. At SLV Health, every chemotherapy infusion a patient receives is carefully...
SLV Health Building SLV Health Awarded $150,000 to Improve Primary Care
Oct 12, 2015
San Luis Valley Health (SLV Health) recently received a $150,000 grant from the Colorado Health Foundation to implement team-based care practices that will strengthen the delivery of integrated care. The grant period began September 1, 2015 and will end August 31, 2018. The clinic’s health care...
SLV Health ER SLV Health Officially Declared a Level III Trauma Center
Sep 30, 2015
San Luis Valley Health Regional Medical Center, previously a Level IV Trauma Center, recently received a letter from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) officially declaring them a Level III Trauma Center.Full Efforts for PatientsThe effort required to be considered for...
Stephanie L. Miner 2015 Event 2015 Stephanie L. Miner Walk & Run Review
Sep 30, 2015
The 2015 Stephanie L. Miner event, held Saturday, September 26th, had a fantastic turnout.  Over 800 people participated the day of the event, making this year one of the largest in the 12 years of the race!View the Event VideoKelly Gurule, Director of San Luis Valley Health Foundation &...

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