Tag Archives: Yampa Valley Medical Center

MOCO To Stick With Medical Clinic Opperater

MOFFAT-COUNTY-LOGO-300The Moffat County Commissioners accepted a unanimous recommendation from the County’s Employee Health Insurance Board at their weekly meeting yesterday to continue with CareHere, a company based in Nashville Tennessee, that currently Continue reading

3 Year Old Killed In Accidental Shooting

The Routt County the Sheriff’s department is investigating an accidental shooting death that occurred Thursday morning near Stagecoach. The victim is the three year old son of a Steamboat Springs Police officer. Neither of whom has been identified by the Sheriff’s office. The child was transported and Continue reading

Blood Drive In Steamboat Thursday

BLOOD-DRIVE2The Yampa Valley Medical Center will hold a Steamboat Community Blood Drive on  Thursday January 7th from 12:30 to 6 pm.  To schedule an appointment call the Bonfils Appointment Center at (800) 365-0006 option 2. You may also sign up online at www.bonfils.org using site code 0234. Continue reading

One Dies In Weekend Rollover On Highway 40

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001One person lost their life and two others were seriously injured in a rollover accident on Highway 40 about 10 miles west of Steamboat. The single vehicle accident which involved 3 Boulder residents, all of whom were 21 years old, occurred around 4 yesterday afternoon. When emergency crews arrived at the scene, bystanders were performing CPR on one of the injured, a second person was out of the vehicle with multiple injuries while a third was still trapped in the vehicle and was required to be Continue reading

Off-Duty Firefighters Assist Choking Patron at Restaurant in Steamboat

STEAMBOAT FIRE RESCUEOff-duty Firefighters Paul Gilbertson and Tony DeRisio potentially saved the life of an eighty year old female at Café Diva in Steamboat yesterday. Both Firefighters and their spouses were at Café Diva for the date night special when Gilbertson noticed a female choking at a nearby table. He immediately went to render assistance and started performing the Heimlich maneuver. Continue reading

Bonfils to Conduct Last Blood Drive of the Year in Steamboat

BLOOD-DRIVE2Bonfils Blood Center will be conducting their last blood drive of the year in Steamboat next week. Bonfils is hoping for a great turn-out before the Holiday season. The organizations says that every unit of blood donated can help to save or enhance the lives of up to three people. They also suggest that donating blood is a great way to kick off a season of giving. The blood drive will take place November 12th from 12:30 to 6 at Yampa 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

Blood Drive to be Held in Steamboat Next Week

BLOOD-DRIVE2A community blood drive will be held in Steamboat next week. Bonfils Blood Center says they experience about a 20% decline in donations in the summer months, because of travel and other summer plans. They say the need for donations remains the same, however, and that’s the reason for their blood drive next week. It’s said that every unit of blood donated can save or enhance the lives of up to 3 people. The drive will Continue reading

Steamboat Home Destroyed by Fire

STEAMBOAT FIRE RESCUEA Steamboat home was destroyed by fire yesterday. Fortunately the occupants of the house were able to escape without much harm. One occupant and two firefighters were treated at Yampa Valley Medical Center for minor injuries. The house was located on Apres Ski Way, and firefighters say the upstairs portion of the house Continue reading

Steamboat Announces Changes in Police Staffing

Steamboat Police BadgeSteamboat City Manager Deb Hinsvark announced the hiring of Karl Gills, retired CEO of Yampa Valley Medical Center, as a Special Public Information Officer during the investigation of accusations against Police Chief Joel Rae and Deputy Police Chief Bob DelValle. Gills has been hired as a temporary employee during the course Continue reading

Semi Rolls and Spills Hazardous Material

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001A semi rolled over on the west side of Rabbit Ears Pass yesterday, closing the pass for several hours. According to the Colorado State Patrol, the semi was hauling a load of hazardous liquid, which spilled when the tank ruptured during the roll. The accident happened near the runaway truck ramp, about 7 miles east of Steamboat. The pass was closed from the base of the east side of Continue reading

Woman in Steamboat Attacked by Moose

mooseIn the wake of the third moose attack in two years, residents of and visitors to Steamboat are reminded to practice caution in moose territory. A woman was injured Sunday afternoon when she was run over by a moose in the Storm Mountain Continue reading