11th Annual Stephanie L. Miner 5K Walk/Run
Sep 11, 2014
Sponsored by the San Luis Valley Health Foundation, the11th Annual Stephanie L. Miner 5K Walk/Run will raise money for cancer services at San Luis Valley Health.
Donor Alliance to Educate on Organ Donation
Aug 20, 2014
This October will mark the one-year anniversary of Howard Cox becoming a changed man.  Cox, a Physician’s Assistant at San Luis Valley Health, was the organ recipient of a new kidney and pancreas in October of last year.A Type 1 Diabetes sufferer since age five, Cox had begun to...
Back to School: Healthy School Lunches
Aug 13, 2014
Whole New PB&JPeanut butter and jelly on a whole wheat mini bagel3/4 cup cherry tomatoes with 2 tablespoons low-fat Caesar dressing1/2 cup pineapple chunks4 mini oatmeal cookiesPizza Party1 slice leftover cold veggie pizza cut into squares3/4 cup cucumber moons with 2 tablespoons hummus1/2 cup...
Back to School: Well Child Checks
Aug 13, 2014
Back to School Well Child Checks are currently being offered at five different locations throughout the San Luis Valley.  The Well Child Check is a comprehensive, annual exam around growth, development and social well-being for your child and also includes all required vaccinations.  This...
Staying on Track with a Busy Life
Aug 7, 2014
We know your lives are busy, especially around back-to-school time.  We created this list of tips that will help you make it through the day while still feeling energized and ready to take on all of the things that keep you busy.  Enjoy!Pack your lunch:  If you’re running out...
Tex-Mex Quinoa Salad Recipe
Aug 6, 2014
Tex-Mex Quinoa Salad with Cumin Lime VinaigretteYield: 4 ServingsIngredients:3 cups cooked red quinoa (from 1 cup uncooked quinoa)1 red bell pepper, diced1 orange bell pepper, diced½ large red onion, diced1 jalapeno, minced1 14-oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained1 avocado, diced¼ cup cilantro,...
Healthy Snacks to Get You Through Your Day
Aug 5, 2014
Wellness Tip: Clean Eating, Healthy SnacksDo you snack at your desk?  Most of us do.  Here we have developed a list of healthy snacks that we think are great options to get you through your day!  Like our Wellness Tips?  Follow us on Pinterest to receive them all! 
Paramedics are Now Critical Care Certified
Jul 30, 2014
In addition to providing one of two full paramedic staffs in the state, Alamosa County Ambulance now has three critical care paramedics. Douglas Wagaman, Robert Cook and Travis Koppenhafer have completed five months of education and associated national testing to become certified critical care...
Bonfils Blood Drive A Success
Jul 30, 2014
Written by Jefferson GeigerThirty-six donors showed up at the Grizzly Education Center on the San Luis Valley Health campus yesterday for the Bonfils Blood Drive, hosted by San Luis Valley Health.“We were hoping for a turnout of 22 donors, so it was great that we had 36 people come out to...
New CAUTI Bundle Minimizes Harm
Jul 23, 2014
Written by Jefferson GeigerTo prevent Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI), a new checklist has been implemented at San Luis Valley Health to make sure operations run smoothly. Surgeons and nurses have been educated in regards to the checklist, so that the roughly 150 insertions a...


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