Free Dental Screenings and Fluoride Varnishes for Children

In the spirit of National Children’s Dental Health Month, San Juan Basin Public Health is offering free dental screenings and fluoride varnishes for any child age one to five years. Kari Plante, RDH, Regional Oral Health Specialist, will be available for walk-in dental appointments at San Juan Basin Public Health offices on Mar. 5, [...]

By | 2018-02-01T08:43:10+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Dental, Events, Public Service Announcements, WIC|Comments Off on Free Dental Screenings and Fluoride Varnishes for Children

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 [...]

By | 2018-01-31T15:49:32+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Events, Public Service Announcements|Comments Off on CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule Workshop

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 [...]

By | 2018-01-31T15:53:01+00:00 September 3rd, 2017|Events, SJBPH Columns, Suicide Prevention|Comments Off on Reach Out, Save a Life

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 [...]

By | 2018-01-31T15:58:54+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Events, Public Health Emergency Dispensing Exercise, Public Service Announcements|Comments Off on San Juan Basin Public Health Emergency Dispensing Exercise: Call for Volunteers

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) [...]

By | 2018-01-31T15:59:21+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Events, Public Health Emergency Dispensing Exercise, Public Service Announcements|Comments Off on Participate in public health emergency dispensing exercise
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