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Health Insurance Enrollment Assistance Available

Assistance is available for those who would like to, but have yet to sign up for insurance through the Affordable Care Act or Obama Care. Open enrollment will run through January 12th, however, you must be enrolled for insurance by December 15th to Continue reading

Man Seriously Injured In Accident At Power Plant

An employee at the Craig Station suffered serious injuries in an accident last week. The employee’s leg was injured while he was working on a train. He was taken to Memorial Regional Continue reading

Take A Tour Of New Walk In Clinic

Community members are invited to join the Craig/Moffat County Economic Development Partnership board Wednesday, for a tour of the new Memorial Regional Health walk-in clinic. CMEDP takes these tours to learn first-hand Continue reading

NW Colorado Health’s CEO To Resign

Northwest Colorado Health’s Chief Executive Officer Lisa Brown has announced that she will be resigning. Brown was named CEO in January Continue reading

Enroll Now For Coverage Through Obama Care

Open enrollment for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, or Obama Care, starts today and will run through January 12th. However, you must be enrolled for insurance by December 15th to avoid any gaps in coverage. In some cases, If Continue reading

Get Your Flu Shot Soon

The Colorado state health department is encouraging people to get flu shots before winter. Flu season typically peaks in January after the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday seasons. Active germs become prevalent during events with a lot of people, like family gatherings. During last year’s flu season, 3,340 Coloradans were hospitalized with the flu, and two children died. This year, twenty people Continue reading

MRH Looks To Become A Federally Qualified Health Center

The Moffat County Commissioners and The Craig City Council signed letters of support for Memorial Regional Health at their meetings yesterday endorsing Continue reading

Closure Of Yampa River Lifted

As stream flows are up in the Yampa River due to increased rain and some mountain snow over the weekend, Steamboat has lifted the voluntary closure of the river. In addition to the Yampa River being open Continue reading

Crews Break Ground On New Walk-In Clinic

Work began this week on Memorial Regional Health’s new Walk-In Clinic. Memorial Regional Health CEO Andy Daniels says the Continue reading

Rubber Ducky Race Postponed

The Northwest Colorado Health Rubber Ducky Race, scheduled Saturday in Steamboat, has been postponed due to low water conditions in the Yampa River. The race will be rescheduled after Northwest Colorado Health receives Continue reading

Health Advisory Issued Due To Smoke

An air quality health advisory has been issued for areas of central and northwest Colorado, including Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco County. Smoke from the Big Red and Deep Creek fires, which are burning in Routt County, is Continue reading

Creek Reopened To Recreational Activity

Jones Hole Creek in Dinosaur National Monument has been reopened to recreational access. A septic line break forced the closure of the creek earlier this month, but there has been no noticeable contamination of the stream. Water samples that were tested in Continue reading