January is Cervical Health Awareness Month: SJBPH Offers Free Screenings

Durango, Colo.: Every year in the U.S., human papillomavirus (HPV) causes 30,700 cancers in men and women and each day, 33 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer. During Cervical Health Awareness Month, San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) reminds young adults and parents that the HPV vaccine is cancer prevention. Vaccination is recommended for [...]

By |2019-01-15T12:49:41+00:00January 15th, 2019|Recent News|Comments Off on January is Cervical Health Awareness Month: SJBPH Offers Free Screenings

Better Worlds Start with Great Mothers: SJBPH’s Nurse-Family Partnership Program

At San Juan Basin Public Health’s (SJBPH) Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP), first-time moms are empowered to transform their lives and create better futures for themselves and their babies. NFP works by having specially-trained registered nurses regularly visit first-time moms, starting early in pregnancy and continuing through to the child’s second birthday. Women enrolled in NFP must [...]

By |2018-11-15T15:51:16+00:00November 15th, 2018|Recent News|Comments Off on Better Worlds Start with Great Mothers: SJBPH’s Nurse-Family Partnership Program

416 Fire Updates

Reentry Fire Evacuated Residents Public Health Considerations for Residents Returning Home Mental Health After a Wildfire Wildland Fire Chemical Clean-Up Flooding Large-scale wildfires dramatically alter the terrain and ground conditions. Flooding after fire is often more severe, as debris and ash left from the fire can form mudflows and leave large amounts of [...]

By |2018-08-01T12:05:38+00:00July 27th, 2018|Air Quality, Emergency Preparedness, Local Wildfire Updates, Recent News|Comments Off on 416 Fire Updates

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Sexual Assault Awareness Month calls attention to the fact that sexual violence is widespread and impacts every person in this community. Every 98 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. Statistics underestimate the problem of sexual violence because many of those affected by assaults do not tell police, family, or friends about the violence. It is [...]

By |2018-04-20T14:39:19+00:00April 20th, 2018|Recent News|Comments Off on April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

San Juan Basin Public Health Request for Proposals: Remodel Project

San Juan Basin Public Health Request for Proposals: Remodel Project Date issued:                            August 7, 2017 Submit questions or by contacting: Sherri Dugdale, Health Protection Programs Director San Juan Basin Public Health SDugdale@sjbpublichealth.org, 970-335-2059 Submission deadline:              Monday, August 21 2017, 4:30 p.m. Walk-through                         [...]

By |2018-03-20T13:21:52+00:00August 7th, 2017|Recent News|Comments Off on San Juan Basin Public Health Request for Proposals: Remodel Project
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