Tag Archives: Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association

Craig VNA to Host Celebration of Light

Northwest Colorado VNAThe Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association in Craig will again host this year’s Celebration of Light. The Celebration of Light is a way for locals to recognize and celebrate those that have passed on, through the creation of Christmas ornaments. Each Continue reading

VNA and YVMC to Conduct Community Health Survey

HEALTH-SYMBOL-300The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association and Yampa Valley Medical Center are seeking input about health needs in local communities. Residents can share their feedback by taking an online survey or attending community forums being held in Routt and Moffat Counties. Information from the Continue reading

Haven in Hayden Accepting new Residents

HAVEN-300The Haven Assisted Living Center in Hayden is accepting new residents. The 20-bed nonprofit assisted living facility is owned and operated by the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Continue reading

VNA to Host Cyber Seniors Screening

Northwest Colorado VNAThe Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association will host a screening of the documentary “Cyber-Seniors” next month. The film is about a group of seniors taking their first steps into cyberspace with the help of teenage mentors. The screening kicks off Continue reading

Health Insurance Enrollment Deadline Approaching

Northwest Colorado VNAFebruary 15 is the last day to enroll in health insurance for 2015. The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association says they’ve been told that some people are having difficulty enrolling online. The VNA wants local residents to know that Continue reading

VNA Offers Classes for Quitting Tobacco

NO SMOKINGSmokers who want to quit the habit, and need a little extra help in doing so, can get it from the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association. The VNA is hosting a series of classes dedicated to quitting tobacco. The free program provides peer support and help with kicking the nicotine habit. The classes are held Tuesdays through Continue reading

VNA Offers “Getting Through the Holidays”

vna signThe Holidays can be a tough time for some people, especially for those that have lost someone around the Holidays, or for those who Continue reading

VNA Reps to Answer Health Insurance Questions

HEALTH-SYMBOL-300Those who have questions regarding their health insurance can get some advice from the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association over the next couple of weeks. The VNA will set up at various locations throughout Moffat and Rio Blanco counties over the rest of the month. The idea is to provide one-on-one consultations Continue reading

Flu Clinic to be Held in Craig Thursday

seasonal-flu-300The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association will conduct a drop-in flu clinic tomorrow in Craig. The event is an opportunity for residents to get their flu shots. Those who have insurance should bring their cards along. Those who don’t will need to bring $21.50 to pay for each shot. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. The clinic takes place at Sunset Elementary tomorrow from 4 to 6. For more information, call 871-7624.

VNA Offers Tips on Avoiding West Nile Virus

mosquito300The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association has issued some tips for avoiding West Nile Virus.  They say when taking precautions, you should remember the “four Ds”…Drain, Dusk and dawn, DEET and Dress.  Drain standing water around the house weekly since that’s where mosquitoes lay eggs. Be sure Continue reading