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Halloween Trunk or Treat 2020

SLV Health held it's 3rd Annual Trunk or Treat on Oct. 30, 2020 at Conejos County Hospital in La Jara.

Joelle Valdez, RN, handed out the candy to the community.

In this time of COVID, it was more important than ever to be as safe as possible during Halloween, while still making it fun for the families. SLV Health modified its annual Trunk or Treat on Friday, Oct. 30, to meet that goal.

Families were still able to dress up and show off costumes, all from the safety of their vehicles. Instead of walking from trunk to trunk to receive candy, the cars drove through the parking lot of Conejos County Hospital and viewed the many Disney-themed decorative trunks on display. At the end of the drive, the families were given prepacked bags of candy.

More than 200 attended the event, with approximately 1,000 bags of candy distributed. Groups on hand to wave to the cars, in addition to hospital staff, including the Conejos County Sheriff’s Office, Rodney Noga with the Colorado State Patrol, Baroz Auto in La Jara, and the Town of La Jara.

“It was an amazing evening, and we had some amazing trunks for the community to see this year,” said Whitney Beiriger, executive assistant for Conejos County Hospital. “A huge thank you to everyone who worked so hard to make this event not only fun but safe as well.”

The Conejos County Hospital’s Nursing team presented “Nightmare Before Christmas.”

The Conejos County Hospital’s Environmental Services team presented “Hocus Pocus.”

The Conejos County Hospital’s Administration team presented “Finding Nemo.”

The Town of La Jara showed off its “Frozen” trunk.

Conejos County Hospital’s Lab team presented “Candy Land.”

Conejos County Hospital’s Admissions Team presented “Three Blind Mice.”

SLV Regional Medical Center’s Pharmacy team presented “Alice In Wonderland."


Joelle Valdez, RN, made sure every Pokemon was given a treat.