Walking Together for Healthier Nations Event

Last Friday the annual Walking Together for Healthier Nations activity was held at the Four Corners Monument. Native American residents from Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona were joined by tourists and others in walking or running for this worthy event. Many UNHS employees participated.

UNHS would like to thank the many sponsors for their support, including: Four Corners Health Center – Red Mesa, Arizona; Four Corners Monument – Park Department; Ute Mountain Tribe; Sleeping Ute Mountain Tribe and UNHS; Eagle Air Med; Star Loans; San Juan Credit Union; Zions Bank; Clark’s Market; Redd’s Ace Hardware; Zions Way; and Blue Mountain Hospital.

Top photo: Flag Ceremony before Walking Together event at Four Corners Monument.

The warm-up exercise was conducted by UNHS employee Martha Whitehorse (in green), Michelle Holiday, and Emily Hunter (Back L in red and gray).
Tiona Grant helped organize the event.
Katarina Benally helps register participants and tries to keep warm.
Harold Todachinnie starts his run.
Shawn Begay surrenders before his walk.

Staff photos.

Originally posted in Medically Speaking: News from Blue Mountain Hospital and UNHS, Volume Six, Number Eleven. Published May 16, 2019