January is Radon Action Month: SJBPH Provides Free Radon Workshops and Test Kits

Durango, Colo.: January is National Radon Action Month and San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) and Colorado State University Extension Office will hold free radon testing workshops and provide free radon kits to participants. Approximately half of Colorado homes have radon gas levels that exceed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s action level.  In Colorado, radon [...]

By |2019-01-15T12:53:15-06:00January 15th, 2019|Air Quality, Events|Comments Off on January is Radon Action Month: SJBPH Provides Free Radon Workshops and Test Kits

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 |2018-03-15T14:23:57-06:00February 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 |2018-03-15T15:59:32-06:00November 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 |2018-03-16T09:35:05-06:00September 3rd, 2017|Events, SJBPH Columns, Suicide Prevention|Comments Off on Reach Out, Save a Life
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