Valley-Wide Health Systems, Inc. (Valley-Wide) applied for and was awarded funding to increase the number and effectiveness of Registered nurses trained in primary care services. This is of particular importance to health care delivery in rural areas. The grant, administered through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and the Bureau of Health Workforce Division
Valley-Wide Health Systems’ mobile medical unit will be demobilizing and leaving Fort Garland, effective 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday, July 11th. The mobile medical unit has provided medical support to Spring Fire evacuees for just over a week. Now that the Spring Fire has increased containment, the mobile medical unit will no longer remain on site.
Written by Dr. Patrick Smith, Valley-Wide Medical Director – Arkansas Valley Dementia is a group of brain disorders when a person’s mental or cognitive function declines. Dementia often happens to people as they get older. One of the most common causes is called Alzheimer Disease. People experience forgetfulness, thinking problems, confusion and decreased ability to
Valley-Wide Health Systems will administer free tetanus vaccinations to all individuals and families affected by the Spring Fire. This will occur tomorrow, July 6th, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. If you have any questions, please contact Toni Romero at 719.588.0513.
Valley-Wide Health Systems has committed the use of its mobile medical unit to provide increased medical coverage to Spring Fire evacuees in Costilla County. The mobile unit will be stationed at the Fort Garland Community Center. Valley-Wide will provide medical providers and staff each day through July 15th during the hours of 11 a.m. –
Starting Monday, June 25th, the City of Alamosa will begin the next phase of their 1st Street improvement project. This closure will last approximately 7-8 weeks, and will go from just beyond the ramp at AFMC, all the way down to Monterey. During this time, patients and staff should access the parking lot by driving up
Thank you to Carla Curtis for sharing the following letter. Great work from the Valley-Wide Cañon City Dental Team! My name is Carla Curtis. I have been a patient of Doctor Kyle Larsen for the past 5 months. Before I knew Dr. Larsen, I had been in so much pain losing tooth after tooth because
Denver – June 2018 – Valley‐Wide Health Systems, Inc. ‐ San Luis Valley and Fremont County Medical Clinics were accepted into the Colorado State Innovation Model (SIM), a federally funded, governor’s office initiative that helps primary care providers deliver whole‐person care and runs through July 2019. “SIM providers in these cohorts must focus on the
Dental Hygienist Amy Plush recently joined our Alamosa Dental Clinic team. Amy earned an Associates degree in General Studies at Pikes Peak Community College and an Associates of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene degree at Pueblo Community College. Amy has worked and volunteered in various settings including a corporate dental office and a mission medical clinic. She volunteers to serve low-income dental patients at the Colorado