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

Public Health Planning: Using Science and Action to Improve Health

This year’s theme for National Public Heath Week occurring April 1st through 5th is: Creating the Healthiest Nation: For Science. For Action. For Health.  San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) is excited to celebrate with events in Durango and Pagosa Springs, focused on the release of the agency’s Public Health Improvement Plan (PHIP). We have [...]

By |2019-04-12T12:11:52-06:00April 12th, 2019|Recent News|Comments Off on Public Health Planning: Using Science and Action to Improve Health

The Women’s Wellness Connection: Providing breast and cervical cancer prevention and support

By Ashley Gonzalez, SJBPH Clinic Manager These days it seems rare to find someone who has not been affected by breast cancer.  It may be a friend, coworker, mother, or sister who has gone through the life-changing experience of a breast cancer diagnosis. The overwhelming details that follow a diagnosis including figuring out insurance, meeting [...]

By |2019-03-12T15:18:03-06:00March 12th, 2019|Recent News|Comments Off on The Women’s Wellness Connection: Providing breast and cervical cancer prevention and support

SJBPH makes it easy for residents to test for radon

You can’t see it or smell it, but radon gas might be at unsafe levels in your home. This colorless, odorless radioactive gas is found throughout Southwest Colorado thanks to the natural decay of uranium in our soils. This winter, San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) encourages all residents of the region to keep [...]

By |2019-02-19T12:06:39-06:00February 19th, 2019|Air Quality, Recent News|Comments Off on SJBPH makes it easy for residents to test for radon

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 |2019-01-15T12:49:41-06:00January 15th, 2019|Recent News|Comments Off on January is Cervical Health Awareness Month: SJBPH Offers Free Screenings
Translate »