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Groundbreaking For New Memorial Regional Building

A ceremonial groundbreaking for the new medical office building at Memorial Regional Health in Craig will be held next week. Members of the Memorial Regional Health Board of Trustees will participate in a ceremonial first Continue reading

Northwest Colorado Health Receives Award

Northwest Colorado Health recently received a Certificate of Achievement for providing high quality and improved healthcare coverage for patients at their clinics in Craig and Steamboat. The certificate was awarded by the Health Resources and Services Administration, which oversees 1,400 Continue reading

Free Diabetes Screenings Next Week

Northwest Colorado Health in Craig will be holding free diabetes screenings next week. The screenings will be offered Tuesday from 11 to 4 at Continue reading

New Medical Building Coming To Craig

Memorial Regional Health has received a $500,000 grant from the Colorado Health Foundation, which will help them build a new Medical Office Building in Craig. The new building Continue reading

Colorado Kids Dental Heath Improving

Kids in Colorado have stronger teeth than others in the state did just a decade ago.  That according to a new report from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The numbers show that over the last decade 14% fewer kindergartners have had Continue reading

Deserado Mine Operator Cited For Workers Death

The operator of the Deserado mine near Rangely has received a citation for a safety violation related to the worker who died at the mine in August. 32-year-old Jason Stevens of Vernal Utah was killed after a trough, a container used to clean coal, fell on him and crushed his body. According to the investigative Continue reading

Study Looks At Students’ Health And Issues

A representative for Communities that Care, a program administered by Northwest Colorado Health in Craig, presented the results from a study at the Moffat County Commissioners meeting yesterday, which looked at the health, and other areas of concern regarding Moffat County students. The study found areas for improvement, but also Continue reading

Northwest Colorado Health Names New CEO

Northwest Colorado Health’s has named Stephanie Einfeld as the new CEO. Einfeld has worked at Northwest Colorado Health in a variety of different capacities since Continue reading

Get Paid To Lose Weight

Registration is open now for Northwest Colorado Health’s Weigh and Win program.  Weigh and Win is a free community program that provides cash incentives to participants who reach weight loss goals. To qualify for the cash incentive, participants have Continue reading

Volunteer To Help With Hospice Care

Memorial Region Health is looking for community volunteers to participate in their new hospice program. Volunteers would help provide care to community members and their families Continue reading

Deadline To Sign Up For Health Insurance Is Friday

Time is running out to sign up for Coverage through the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare. Open enrollment for coverage ends Friday. In some cases, if an Obama Care Continue reading

Two Rescued From Backcountry

Two Casper men had to be rescued in Carbon County last month, after their vehicle got stuck in the backcountry. 36-year-old Christopher Hall and 29-year-old Josh Trennell had plenty of supplies and winter survival gear when their Continue reading