Valley-Wide Health Systems is growing and expanding family healthcare services in the Cañon City area. Our Fremont Family Medical Center looks forward to serving the families in our community with our new extended hours! New, more convenient clinic hours are designed to meet your healthcare needs, whether routine or spur of the moment. Fremont Family
Dental Hygienist Anne Weierbach has recently joined our team at our newest clinic, Valley-Wide Cañon City. Anne earned her Bachelor of Science and Dental Hygiene degrees at the University of New Mexico. She earned her Certificate in Dental Assisting at the Kapiolani Community College, University of Hawaii. Anne has practiced dental hygiene in Pueblo for
A Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) is a way of delivering healthcare that is patient-centered, team-based, comprehensive, accessible and committed to safety and quality.Being patient-centered means that you, the patient, are in partnership with your healthcare team. The team consists of you, your family, and the healthcare team. The healthcare team aims to provide comprehensive care.
Vaccines are medications that prevent certain diseases. Vaccinations are safe and effective. Vaccines work with your immune system to prevent disease. They are monitored by vaccination safety panels in the U.S. and other countries. There can be side effects such as soreness at the site of injection or a slight fever. The side effects are
San Luis Health Center, Guadalupe Health Center, La Jara Dental Clinic, and Rocky Ford Clinic are closed due to a power outage until further notice. Follow us on Facebook for updates on clinic statuses . Update All clinics have power restored and will resume normal operations on Monday, March 27, 2017.
For Baby Boomers (born 1945-1965) one in 30 has Hepatitis C; most do not even know about it. There is a virus out there that has not been talked about much. It is called Hepatitis C virus. It infects the liver. It can hide in the body for decades. If left untreated, Hep C can
Dr. Kristina Steinberg was picked to sit on a panel of experts on women’s well-being and success at Adam State University’s Women in the Dark Event, as part of the Fourth Annual Adams State University Women’s Week. This was an event where individuals could ask anonymous questions on sex, relationships, spirituality, health, safety, legal issues, women’s
You know you have them – those bottles of pills and other prescription medications that have expired or gone unused for years. They’re in the back of your bathroom drawer or on the top shelf of a medicine cabinet. And you’re not alone. Did you know the average American household has four pounds of prescribed
Pregnant opioid addicts have limited treatment options in various parts of the state. Some are finding help too late. RMPBS profiles the stories of three heroin-addicted mothers and the varying outcomes of their pregnancies. Plus, the rural doctor, Barbara Troy, MD, who is trying to keep families together with medication-assisted treatment. Watch the full “Insight
State Representative Donald Valdez, representing Colorado House District 62, plans a Public Forum this Saturday to discuss local and national Health Care issues. Please attend for an opportunity to discuss the future of Health Care insurance coverage and have your questions addressed by Representative Valdez, Gigi Darricades, President/CEO of Valley-Wide Health Systems, Inc. and other