Tag Archives: health

Green Algae in White River Near Meeker Prompts Concerns

A growing, green eyesore in parts of the White River near Meeker has caught the attention of local landowners, anglers and Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Over the last two years, a significant increase in the amount of algae in the river has local residents and agency officials exploring several possibilities that may be causing the bloom. Continue reading

Free Diabetes Screenings

As part of National Diabetes Alert Day, Northwest Colorado Health in Craig and Steamboat are offering free drop in cardiovascular and diabetes screenings. The screenings will be offered Tuesday from 9 to 4:30. National Diabetes Alert Continue reading

Health Fair In Hayden Thursday

There will be a Health Fair Thursday in the gym at Hayden Valley Elementary. Attendees’ will receive health and wellness tips to promote overall well being, and resources to help their families stay healthy. Dinner will be provided between 5 and 6. In conjunction with the Health Fair free science, Continue reading

Scammers Using Hotline Number

Craig Police are warning area residents of a new scam where crooks are altering their phone number to make it look like their call is coming from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector Generals hotline. Scammers are using the number which is 1-800-447-8477 to acquire personal Continue reading

Buy Daffodils To Support Hospice

The annual Hospice Daffodils fundraiser put on by Northwest Colorado Health will take place this month in Moffat, Routt and Grand Continue reading

Colorado Expands Free Cervical Cancer Screenings

More than 50,000 additional women across Colorado are eligible for free cervical cancer screening under a recent expansion by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.  For additional information, and to see if you qualify for screenings Continue reading

Free Cervical Cancer Screenings

Free cervical cancer screenings are now being offered to woman ages 21 to 64 in Craig and Steamboat.  Northwest Colorado Health is offering the free Continue reading

Assistance To Help Find Health Insurance

Northwest Colorado Health will offer open enrollment assistance for health insurance next week at Yampa Care Family Medicine in Craig. The clinic Continue reading

Winter Vomiting Bug Spreading In Wyoming

wyoming-flag-graphicCases of norovirus, also known as the winter vomiting bug, are spreading in Wyoming according to the Wyoming Department of Public Health. Norovirus results in stomach aches, vomiting and watery diarrhea. The disease is infectious and can be spread through Continue reading

Turkey Trot 5K Saturday

turkey-trotThe 5K Turkey Trot and one mile fun run to benefit the Hayden Valley Elementary Health and Wellness Team is this Saturday in Hayden. The runs will start Saturday Continue reading

Free Diabetes And Cardio Vascular Screenings

NW Colorado HealthThere will be free diabetes and cardio vascular screenings offered next week through Northwest Colorado Health. The screenings will test blood Continue reading

Meeker Volleyball Coach Nominated To Hall Of Fame

debbie-cooLong time Meeker High School volleyball coach Debbie Cook has been selected as part of the 2016 class to be included in the Colorado High School Activities Association Hall of Fame. Cook is known for her efforts to promote health and wellness in Northwest Colorado, and for helping with education programs throughout her career. Cook’s teams went 393 and 125 during her 22 year career as the head volleyball coach, winning the Continue reading