Did you know that Colorado has a Medication Take-Back Program, and that the Valley-Wide Pharmacy is a registered drop off location? The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment in partnership with the Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention developed the Medication Take-Back Program in response to the increased need for safe disposal of prescription
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Valley-Wide Health Systems is excited to sponsor the Six-Word Story Contest at Woodruff Memorial Library in La Junta. The contest encourages creativity and thoughtfulness among all ages within La Junta. See the poster below for details!
Valley-Wide Health Systems’ Chief Medical Officer Emelin Martinez, FNP, and Director of Nurse Family Partnership Greta Roberts have been named 2019 Nightingale Luminaries. Martinez and Roberts were both celebrated this past Friday night in Alamosa and were selected as Nightingale Luminary recipients for their dedication to the healthcare industry and nursing profession. Both Martinez and
By Dr. Rita Estep February is American Heart Month and throughout the month, Valley-Wide Health Systems will be sharing tips on keeping your heart healthy. In the post below, Dr. Rita Estep, a pediatrician with Valley-Wide Cañon City, discusses ways to keep children’s hearts healthy.
2018 – 2019 ACA Health Insurance Enrollment Help in the SLV Open enrollment 11/1/18 – 1/15/19 – the only time that most people can enroll! Get help at Valley-Wide Health Systems (Leave a message) Joe Rivera: Valley-Wide Health Systems Alamosa Family Medical Center 719-587-5931 firstname.lastname@example.org Monday through Friday 8 – 5 1710 First St, Alamosa Jeanette
Valley-Wide Health Systems has been named the 2018 Adams State University Grizzly Club Corporate Partner of the Year. The award is presented to organization’s that have demonstrated a longstanding commitment to Adams State University and its athletic department. Each year, Valley-Wide contributes both monetary support and staff that take care of the physical needs of
Written by Dr. Patrick Smith, Valley-Wide Health Systems and Dr. Nicole Oberfoell, Valley-Wide Health Systems Medical Resident Each year in the United States, approximately 480,000 people die from cigarettes. This astounding number has prompted a number of alternatives to smoking traditional cigarettes. One such alternative is the e-cigarette. However, are e-cigarettes “better” for you than
This past Friday, Valley-Wide hosted the 1st Annual Building for the Future Golf Tournament at Four Mile Ranch Golf Club in Cañon City. This was a great event with a nice turnout that allowed us to continue to build relationships with different organizations and individuals across the Fremont County region.
In 2017, Valley-Wide Health Systems was awarded $225,000 from the Denver Foundation’s Colorado Health Access Fund (CHAF) to support the renovation of the behavioral health sections of the new Cañon City clinic. The clinic at 531 Main St. is scheduled to open in the Spring of 2019. In 2018, Valley-Wide applied for an additional CHAF
Valley-Wide Health Systems is pleased to announce that Terri Bowland, DO, FACOFP, has recently joined the medical staff at three Valley-Wide Health Systems clinics in the San Luis Valley. Dr. Bowland will work two days per week each at the Cesar E. Chavez Family Medical Center in Center and at the Edward M. Kennedy Health