CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule Workshop

The Southwest Colorado Healthcare Coalition is hosting an informative and engaging workshop on Nov. 16, 2017 about the new CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule impacting all healthcare providers. The new CMS Preparedness Rule requires providers receiving Health First Colorado (Medicaid) or Medicare reimbursement to conduct risk assessments, create emergency plans, train staff, and test these [...]

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Reach Out, Save a Life

September is National Suicide Prevention month. The International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP), in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Federation for Mental Health, is hosting World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th, 2017. This year’s theme is “Take a Minute, Save a Life” and will focus on raising awareness [...]

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San Juan Basin Public Health Emergency Dispensing Exercise: Call for Volunteers

Come to La Plata County Fairgrounds in Durango on June 16th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and participate in a Public Health Emergency Dispensing Exercise. San Juan Basin Public Health is practicing handing out medication and medical supplies and we need your help!  We’re asking for volunteers to act as community members coming to [...]

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Participate in public health emergency dispensing exercise

San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) will be working with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment on a Public Health Emergency Dispensing Exercise on June 16th at the La Plata County Fairgrounds. The purpose of the exercise is to test state and local Strategic National Stockpile Plans (Medical Countermeasure Dispensing and Distribution) [...]

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Emergency Planners, Responders, and Volunteers Come Together to Practice Public Health Emergency Response Procedures to a Statewide Health Crisis

San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) and other local emergency planners, responders, and volunteers will be participating in a three-day full-scale Public Health Emergency Dispensing exercise to test the community’s response procedures during a health crisis. The exercise is planned for June 15-17, 2017. Local agencies have customized the exercise to focus on specific [...]

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