Local Focus on COVID-19 Testing Shifts

The ongoing partnership between San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) and healthcare providers in La Plata and Archuleta Counties has successfully provided no-barrier community-wide COVID-19 testing opportunities. With a sharp increase in demand for tests, some of which is coming from out of state visitors, constraints on laboratories that receive tests from around the [...]

By |2020-07-17T18:01:58-06:00July 17th, 2020|Recent News|Comments Off on Local Focus on COVID-19 Testing Shifts

Local Single Entry Point Program Transitions to Community Connections

Durango, Colo.: San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) and Community Connections (CCI) are announcing an upcoming change to Single Entry Point (SEP) case management services in Archuleta, La Plata, and San Juan counties. Effective July 1, 2020, CCI will serve as the SEP case management agency for these three counties and SJBPH will end SEP operations. [...]

By |2020-06-03T14:13:36-06:00June 3rd, 2020|Long Term Care, Recent News|Comments Off on Local Single Entry Point Program Transitions to Community Connections

Dr. Laura Warner Appointed to State Behavioral Health Taskforce Subcommittee

Durango, Colo.: Dr. Laura Warner, San Juan Basin Public Health’s (SJBPH) Deputy Director of Operations has been appointed to the Long-Term Competency subcommittee of the Colorado Behavioral Health Taskforce, recently created by the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS.) At the direction of Governor Jared Polis, the mission of the task force is to evaluate [...]

By |2019-07-16T15:23:23-06:00July 16th, 2019|Recent News|Comments Off on Dr. Laura Warner Appointed to State Behavioral Health Taskforce Subcommittee

SJBPH Releases 2018 Community Health Assessment Data

Durango, Colo.: San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) staff and leadership have concluded a multi-year assessment and planning process resulting in the creation of a 5-year Public Health Improvement Plan (PHIP) that is based on data collected in the 2018 Community Health Assessment (CHA). Local Public Health Agencies (LPHAs) in Colorado are required to [...]

By |2019-06-13T11:34:22-06:00June 4th, 2019|Recent News|Comments Off on SJBPH Releases 2018 Community Health Assessment Data

Local Public Health Director Earns Master’s Degree at Naval Postgraduate School

MONTEREY, Calif. – Liane Jollon, Executive Director of San Juan Basin Public Health, completed a Master of Arts Degree in Security Studies at the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS) on March 29. Jollon joined San Juan Basin Public Health as a clinic nurse in 2010 and was named the Executive [...]

By |2019-04-12T12:14:26-06:00April 12th, 2019|Recent News|Comments Off on Local Public Health Director Earns Master’s Degree at Naval Postgraduate School