Southwest Life

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

Mercy named to 100 great hospitals list

Mercy Regional Medical Center announced it was named to the 100 Great Community Hospitals list for the third consecutive year by Becker’s Hospital Review. Mercy was one of four hospitals in...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Free pelvic floor class to be held Wednesday

A pelvic floor class will be offered from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the demonstration kitchen at Natural Grocers, 1123 Camino del Rio. The class will educate people about the pelvic floor, which...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Heart Safe La Plata to offer first-aid, CPR classes

Local nonprofit Heart Safe La Plata will offer basic first-aid and CPR trainings in August at Durango Fire and Rescue Station 1, 142 Sheppard Drive: A basic first-aid class will be held at 3 p.m....

DATE: July 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Health Services office launches smartphone app to ease state benefits

The Colorado Department of Human Services has a smartphone app to give customers instant mobile access to benefits, documents and tips. The MyCOBenefits app can reduce customers’ trips to benefits...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

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