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9Health Fairs announces schedule 9Health Fairs will take place at these locations: b From 7 a.m. to noon April 2 at Escalante Middle School, 141 Baker Lane. b From 7 a.m. to noon April 2 at Pagosa...

DATE: March 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Health

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United Blood Services pledging to nonprofits for each donation Throughout 2011, United Blood Services will give $1 on behalf of each donor to a designated nonprofit agency to be used for specified...

DATE: March 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Health

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The Southwest Colorado Chapter of the American Red Cross is offering classes online. The written part of the exam can be completed online any time, while hands-on skills are performed every Monday...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Health

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Parkinson’s group to meet in Durango A meeting of patients with Parkinson’s disease is held at 11 a.m. the third Wednesday of each month at First United Methodist Church, 2917 Aspen Drive. This...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Health

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Free adult immunizations offered Adults can get free shots at the San Juan Basin Health Department for pneumonia; TdaP, which is the tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough) booster;...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Health

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Distracted driving presentations offered San Juan Basin Health Department’s Injury Prevention Coalition has been awarded a grant for distracted driving community education and awareness.The goals...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Health

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Tobacco coalition to meet Wednesday The Lasso Tobacco Coalition will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in the main conference room at the San Juan Basin Health Department, 281 Sawyer Drive.The public is...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Health

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Heart health class for women today Colorado State University Extension will hold “Strong Women Strong Hearts” classes at 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. today at the La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave....

DATE: Jan. 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Health

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Parkinson’s disease support group to meet A Parkinson’s disease support group will meet at 11 a.m. the third Wednesday of each month at First United Methodist Church, 2917 Aspen Drive. The emphasis...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Health

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American Red Cross announces classes The Southwest Colorado chapter of the American Red Cross will hold these health and safety classes at its office, 1911 Main Ave., Suite 282:b Adult, child and...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Health

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Breast-feeding workshop Wednesday The breast-feeding workshop “Have a Successful Start to Breast-feeding!” will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Kids Rock, 1032 Main Ave. The workshop will...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Health

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Parkinson’s group to meet Dec. 15 Patients with Parkinson’s disease will meet at 11 a.m. the third Wednesday of each month at First United Methodist Church, 2917 Aspen Drive. The emphasis of the...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Health