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Blue Mountain Hospital will celebrate 10th Anniversary July 9

On July 9, 2009 Blue Mountain Hospital opened its doors and began seeing patients for the first time, following a huge open house celebration and ribbon-cutting five days earlier on the 4th of July. On July 9, 2019 Blue Mountain Hospital ...

San Juan Public Health makes donation to Blue Mountain Hospital

In an effort to strengthen the partnership between San Juan Public Health and Blue Mountain Hospital, and to help increase the breastfeeding rates in San Juan County, the Public Health WIC Department recently donated an electric breast pump ...

Hantavirus still a concern according to recent conference

by Darcie Chamberlain, RN PHN with UNHS Public Health It’s not very often you hear about someone having Hantavirus, but when you do it’s pretty scary. Hantavirus has been around for a very long time and it exists in other parts ...

New Employees at UNHS

Derek Dempsey and Shaundeen Filfred Derek Dempsey and Shaundeen Filfred both joined the UNHS Behavioral Health team as Peer Support Specialists with the UNHS Behavioral Health department and will extend their peer support services to ...

Aubree Lyman joins Blue Mountain Hospital team

Aubree Lyman recently joined the Blue Mountain Hospital Business Office team as the new Patient Financial Advocate. A native of Monticello, Utah, Aubree graduated from Monticello High School in 2011. The youngest of three children, she has ...

UNHS Public Health cautions about signs of pertussis

Shawn Begay, Public Health Director for Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. reported last week that some possible cases of pertussis have been presented to the UNHS Monument Valley Community Health Center in the last week or so. Begay said all ...

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 ...

UNHS secures grant for suicide prevention activities

The Behavioral Health Unit at Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. was recently awarded a $30,000 grant from the Utah Governors Suicide Prevention Fund, “in support of its suicide prevention efforts.” In a letter from the Utah ...