San Luis Valley Health: A Magnet for Excellent People
Sep 10, 2014
Recognizing that all great organizations are built upon a foundation of great people, San Luis Valley Health chose the first strategy of its 2014-15 Strategy Map to reflect just that: Magnet for Excellent People.“It is a top priority for us to recruit and retain outstanding performers to the...
Dr. Penny Cooper Signifies SLV Health's Commitment to Cancer Services
Sep 10, 2014
Committed to providing cancer services to the greater San Luis Valley community, San Luis Valley Health brought Dr. Penny Cooper, the organization’s first full-time Oncologist, on board this past March. Dr. Cooper came to San Luis Valley Health from Durango, Colorado and had spent 22...
A Magnet for Excellent People: Featuring a Few of Ours
Sep 10, 2014
Over the years, San Luis Valley Health has attracted many excellent employees. These are the stories of a few who have dedicated the majority of their careers to the betterment of San Luis Valley Health and our community.Ed KulpAs a Physician’s Assistant for the Family Medicine Department of...
Stephanie L. Miner 5K Walk And Run To Fight All Cancers
Sep 3, 2014
The 11th annual Stephanie L. Miner 5K Walk and Run, one of the largest events in the San Luis Valley, is right around the corner, scheduled to take place on October 4th at 10:15 a.m. in Cole Park.During past races, the 5K raised money for the Stephanie L. Miner Women’s Imaging Center, however...
Introducing Sheila Hicks as Foundation President
Sep 2, 2014
Sheila Hicks, a board member of San Luis Valley Health’s Foundation, will assume her new role as Board President of the Foundation, effective immediately.  Hicks, who has served on the Foundation board over the past two and a half years, was nominated by her fellow board members.“...
SLV Health Patient All Smiles on Signing Day
Aug 27, 2014
This past January, a San Luis Valley Health patient and his Physical Therapy team were featured on the television show, “The Doctors”, as part of a showcasing of the young man’s disease. As followers may remember, Jaiden Gullickson is an eight-year old boy that suffers from...
Local Business Leaders Aide in Diabetes Services
Aug 26, 2014
When they heard that their employee’s wife was struggling with her diabetes, local business owners Bob and Rita Carlucci, owners of Carlucci’s and Colorado Sports, just wanted to help.  “We had hired this employee and had been nothing but impressed by his work ethic and good...
Donor Alliance to Educate on Organ Donation
Aug 20, 2014
This October will mark the one-year anniversary of Howard Cox becoming a changed man.  Cox, a Physician’s Assistant at San Luis Valley Health, was the organ recipient of a new kidney and pancreas in October of last year.A Type 1 Diabetes sufferer since age five, Cox had begun to...
Youth and Tobacco: Keeping You Safe as You Head Back to School
Aug 19, 2014
Every day, 3,200 people under the age of 18 smoke their first cigarette. As if it isn’t obvious, tobacco is very addictive.This comes from the addictive ingredient in tobacco called nicotine. This means that if the rate of underage smoking continues 5.6 million of people smoking under the age...
Back to School: Well Child Checks
Aug 13, 2014
Back to School Well Child Checks are currently being offered at five different locations throughout the San Luis Valley.  The Well Child Check is a comprehensive, annual exam around growth, development and social well-being for your child and also includes all required vaccinations.  This...

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