SJHS junior nominated for Female Athlete for 2013

San Juan High School junior Tatiana SueSue has been nominated for The Governor’s State of Sport Awards Female High School Athlete of the Year, for the calendar year 2013. Tatiana is the daughter of Sunny SueSue, an RN at Blue Mountain Hospital in Blanding. She has been a standout for the past two years on the Broncos’ volleyball and softball […]

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Meet UNHS’s Amanda Yazzie

My name is Amanda Yazzie. I am Nodaa Tachiini, born for Tachiini, my paternal grandfathers/nail are Tohaani and Lokaa Dine are my maternal grandfathers/cheii. I am from Douglas Mesa, Utah, my parents are Herman and Jeanne Begay. I have four sisters, one brother, seven nieces and seven nephews. My husband is Kerome Yazzie of Monument Valley, Utah. We celebrated our […]

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Fila Harris joins staff at Blue Mountain Hospital

The newest member of the Blue Mountain Hospital family is no stranger to most of our patients, but she is taking on a new position as the Patient Support Specialist in the Dialysis Center. Fila Harris has worked with Precision Rehabilitation for the past seven years, and moved into Blue Mountain Hospital along with the company when it opened its […]

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Living with chronic illness course taught at UNHS Community Health Centers

If you, or someone you know, are living with a chronic illness that is difficult to cope with, you might be interested in knowing you are not alone. A new series of classes conducted by the Utah Navajo Health System, Inc., is designed to help people with chronic illnesses learn to cope with those illnesses on a day-to-day basis. The […]

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BMH surgical team keeping very busy these days…

Blue Mountain Hospital’s OR Teams have performed nearly 2,000 surgeries since the hospital first opened in July 2009. From the very first Tubal Ligation surgery in August of 2009, to the most recent cesarean section delivery of twin girls and a laparoscopic hernia repair, the OR Team continues to perform a wide variety of surgical procedures and hopes to add even more procedures […]

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UNHS EMS ambulance service making difference and growing

Residents in southern San Juan County have been pleasantly surprised by the great results and success of the new UNHS ambulance service. Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. Emergency Medical Services started operating it’s own ambulance service on December 10, 2013 with four ambulances. One ambulance is a 911 Advanced Life Support (ALS) ambulance in Montezuma Creek, one is an interfacility […]

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