The Board of Health will be attending a joint meeting with the County Commissioners for both La Plata and Archuleta counties on Thursday, November 4, 2011 at 9 a.m.
It’s time to say BOO to the FLU on Saturday, October 29th. San Juan Basin Health Department is holding its Halloween community flu clinics from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Durango at San Juan Basin Health Department and from 10 to 12 Noon in Bayfield at the Upper Pine Fire Protection Administration Building located at 515 Sower Drive.
The next scheduled meeting for San Juan Basin Health's Board of Health will be on Thursday, October 27th at 2:00 p.m. The meeting will take place in the Columbine Room at San Juan Basin Health's Durango office at 281 Sawyer Drive in Bodo Park. Click here for this month's agenda.
There will be a Community Meeting on Radon in the Home on Tuesday, October 25 at 6:30 pm at the Riverview Elementary School. San Juan Basin Health Department and Colorado State Extension office representatives will be there to present information and free radon home test kits.
The second regional Peer Mentors training will take place on Sunday, October 23rd starting at 1:00 at the Mason Center in Durango.
San Juan Basin Health Department in Pagosa Springs announces its senior and general public flu clinics. The first will take place on Tuesday, October 4th at the San Juan Basin Health Department from 3 to 5 p.m. This is open to all ages.
San Juan Basin Health will begin offering its Friday Flu Clinics this season on Friday, October 7th from 9 a.m. to 3:30. This year, we’re offering the same personal care from nursing professionals plus the added convenience of extended hours and your choice to either walk-in or call ahead for an appointment. Just call 247-5702.
Low cost pneumonia shots are available for a limited time at San Juan Basin Health’s immunization clinic. Certain people are more likely to become ill with pneumonia. This includes adults 65 years of age or older and children less than 5 years of age.
San Juan Basin Health Department reports the first confirmed human cases of West Nile Virus in La Plata and Archuleta Counties this year. A 33 year old woman in Archuleta County and 72 year old male in La Plata County both tested positive this week for West Nile Virus. Both sought medical treatment and currently are recovering at home.
The Senior Outreach program nurse tests blood pressure, blood sugar, oxygen saturation level, heart rate and temperature. Anyone 60 years or older can receive a free nursing visit at home by calling the Senior Outreach at 749-4007.