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Advance Care Planning is focus of workshops in Durango, Bayfield

The Community Health Action Coalition will hold two free workshops about Advance Care Planning, which is the process of expressing and documenting wishes for future health care decisions. The...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Health Education Center to offer scholars program

The Southwestern Colorado Area Health Education Center recently announced it will offer a free AHEC Scholars enhancement program in collaboration with Fort Lewis College, Pueblo Community College...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Matter of Balance class offered in Farmington

A free Matter of Balance program will be offered from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 24 through Nov. 12, at San Juan Regional Medical Center’s Rehabilitation Hospital, 525 South Schwartz...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

First-aid, CPR class offered Sept. 8

The Early Childhood Council of La Plata County will offer a first-aid and CPR training session from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 8 at its Durango Tech Center training room, 130 Rock Point Drive, Suite C....

DATE: Sept. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Eight-week health program starts Wednesday

The Southwestern Colorado Area Health Education Center will offer a free eight-week program, “Mini Med School Part 2: The Clinical Years,” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 5 through Nov. 7, at...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

San Juan Regional to help smokers quit

The American Lung Association will offer its eight-week “Freedom from Smoking” program from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays Sept. 4 to Oct. 16, with an additional class Sept. 27, in the medical office...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Breastfeeding workshop to be Sept. 13

A breastfeeding workshop led by Joy Frazer with Joy of Life Family Medicine will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 13 at Kids Rock, 563 Main Ave. The event is open to mothers and fathers expecting the...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

San Juan Regional to offer Cortez career fair

San Juan Regional Medical Center will hold a career fair to showcase health care positions for caregivers from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Hampton Inn, 2244 E. Hawkins St., in Cortez. The...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

San Juan Regional Medical offering class

San Juan Regional Medical Center will offer a free “Healthy Eating Made Easy” class from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the Bonnie Dallas Senior Center, 109 E. La Plata St., in Farmington. A registered...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Medical trainings to be held in Durango

Medical training courses will be offered in August and September at the Early Childhood Training Center, 130 Rock Point Drive, Suite C, including: A state-approved training course, taught by a...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Youth-adult workshop offered Wednesday

Pat Senecal, director of Celebrating Healthy Communities, and Lauren Peterson with La Plata Family Centers Coalition will hold a free workshop about the 40 developmental assets from 9:30 a.m. to 2...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

San Juan Regional Medical Center nurse-midwife to receive award

San Juan Regional Medical Center in Farmington announced that nurse-midwife Anne Miller was selected to receive the American College of Nurse-Midwives Outstanding Preceptor Award. The award honors...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

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