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15Nov

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 meet income qualifications. NFP nurses [...]

12Oct

What’s New in Health Insurance

The availability of healthcare that is both accessible and affordable is essential to our physical, emotional, and financial well-being. Unfortunately, health care can be expensive and the insurance system can be complex. That’s why San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) provides information and enrollment assistance for both private health insurance through Connect for Health Colorado and public health insurance programs [...]

17Sep

Building Community Resilience through caring connections

Imagine living in a place surrounded by natural beauty and filled with people who care so deeply about one another that generous support is offered without hesitation during challenging times. This community may sound familiar since those of us fortunate enough to call the Four Corners home have witnessed such caring and resilience this summer as we face wildland [...]

24Aug

THREE-YEAR WATER QUALITY STUDY REVEALS NO LASTING IMPACTS FROM GOLD KING MINE SPILL

  Durango, Colo. – August 2018 marks the three-year anniversary of the Gold King Mine spill that sent three hundred gallons of mine wastewater into the Animas River system. Starting the day after the spill, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) in collaboration with San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH), the United States Geological Survey (USGS), and [...]

9Aug

Are our furry friends welcome on outdoor patios?

If one thing is evident about where we live, it is that many visitors and residents love their dogs. They’re sure to be seen on trails, at the Dog Park, and strolling with their people in downtown Durango. They also may be seen in grocery stores, in restaurants, and definitely on outdoor patios around town during warm summer months when [...]

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