Nine new UNHS EMT’s certify

Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. just added nine new EMT’s and two recertified EMT’s to bolster its roster of EMS personnel in Montezuma Creek and Monument Valley. According to Dustin Coggeshell, UNHS EMS Director, Patient Transport Director, Advanced EMT and AHA Site Coordinator, the new batch of EMT’s is divided evenly between the two sites, with new EMT’s at each […]

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Hunts leaving UNHS to pursue other interests They’ll be gone but not forgotten

Allen and Leonie Hunt have been members of the UNHS family for the past six years, but at the end of July they are retiring to pursue other interests and become what Leonie calls, ‘professional grandparents.’ After serving as an Institute/Seminary teacher for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in North Dakota, Colorado and Seattle, Washington for fifteen […]

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Hard work and determination pay off for new UNHS Paramedic Otis Oldman

The old saying that behind every good man, there’s a great woman has been used so many times it’s almost a cliché, but not this time. Otis Oldman will tell you the motivation behind his success at becoming a Basic EMT, Intermediate and Advanced EMT, and now a Paramedic, was his wife, Lucinda, who dragged him to a Basic EMT […]

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Helo safety topic of June training at BM Hospital

by Cari Spillman, BMH ER Tech Manager On June 18th, Classic Air Medical came Blanding to do a training for Blue Mountain Hospital’s Emergency Room staff and other community agency members. Blanding Fire and Police, and representatives of San Juan County EMS attended.  Classic staff gave instruction on how to load and unload, and talked about the differences in hot and […]

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Blue Mountain Hospital garden drawing attention of community residents

In keeping with the spirit of self-sufficiency, wise land use and creative landscaping, Blue Mountain Hospital employees have planted a garden that will help supply produce to the BMH kitchen. The garden was planted on June 12, and already it is flourishing with a wide variety of vegetables and herbs beginning to sprout beneath an abundance of green leaves. A […]

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