Teddy Bear Clinics

The annual UNHS Teddy Bear Clinics are coming to Blanding, Navajo Mountain and Monument Valley this Month. This Friday, October 11 the Teddy Bear Clinic will be held at the UNHS Blanding Family Practice Community Health Center from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Parents, bring your young ones in and they will receive a free teddy bear and the staff at the Blanding […]

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New employees at BMH

Blue Mountain Hospital’s new part-time Lab Tech is Susan O’Neill, a Lab-Tech student at the USU-Eastern Blanding Campus. O’Neill is a native of Cortez, Colorado, but she’s also lived in San Antonio, Texas and the Denver, Colorado area. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Adams State University, in Alamosa, Colorado. While in Texas, she worked as a Veterinary […]

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BMH officials say there’s no concern with water

Blue Mountain Hospital officials said Monday they believe Blanding City’s water supply meets federal EPA and State of Utah health and safety standards and poses no threat to the safety of the hospital’s dialysis patients. Due to the dry, drought-like conditions in the area, and the lack of water in the city’s reservoirs, earlier this summer the city switched its water […]

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New retinal imaging will help detect eye defects as well as other diseases

If Rush Limbaugh says his radio program is ‘on the cutting edge of societal evolution’ then the Pharmacy Department at UNHS and Blue Mountain Hospital might be ‘on the cutting edge of medical research evolution.’ The Pharmacy Department has been recognized for it’s cutting edge Clinical Pharmacy Program, ScriptPro and Pyxis© ES Platform System of software and hardware for dispensing […]

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Prosthodontics outreach program gives new life to elderly dental patients at UNHS

The Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. Community Health Centers at Montezuma Creek and Monument Valley hosted a unique four-day humanitarian outreach program in September, conducted by the Academy of Prosthodontics. Two teams of four Prosthodontists and Dentists, and a lab technician, provided twenty elderly patients at both locations with full sets of dentures in a four-day period. Dr. Vance Telford, […]

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