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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 ...

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 ...