Journey to Health & Wellness holds Archery/Run event with Monument Valley Celebration

In conjunction with the 2016 Tse´ Bil Ndzisgai Community Celebration in Monument Valley, the Navajo Nation Special Diabetes Project and Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. held another event in the Journey to Health & Wellness – Monument Valley Series on June 24. According to Marlene Valentine of the Navajo Nation Special Diabetes Project, the latest event was an Archery/Run Event. […]

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Where’s the Beef?

Lauren Hannibal, RD Clinical Dietitian The possibilities of beef seem to be endless. Ground beef can be transformed into burgers, stuffed peppers, tacos, and even added to pasta sauces, and don’t forget about all the other cuts of meat. Beef is graded, and consumers are becoming more aware of how cattle are raised so multiple categories are being seen more […]

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New Employees at Blue Mountain Hospital

Sharice Begay began working in the Blue Mountain Hospital Dietary Department in April of this year and has done an outstanding job, working with Dietary Manager Deb King and the rest of the Dietary staff. Sharice was raised in Chilchinbito, Arizona, near Kayenta and attended Monument Valley High School in Kayenta. She later attended Utah State University Eastern – Blanding […]

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AFHP funding will bring reproductive services to UNHS patient in SE Utah

Arizona Family Health Partnership (AFHP) has provided funding for the Utah Navajo Health System (UNHS), a nonprofit community health center, to offer reproductive and sexual health services at four clinics serving the Navajo Nation and southeastern Utah. The funding, which will cover reproductive health services to a total of 800 clients at clinics serving Montezuma Creek, Monument Valley, Blanding and […]

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New Clinic will change look of Montezuma Creek Area

Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. is about to begin construction on its new clinic facility in Montezuma Creek, which is now scheduled to be larger and more patient friendly than first anticipated. According to UNHS CEO Michael Jensen, the new clinic building has been expanded from 35,000 square feet to 50,000 square feet. The facility will bring a new look […]

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Blue Mountain Hospital Team 2nd in Mini-Midnight Madness…

These young athletes represented Blue Mountain Hospital in the Mini-Midnight Madness Tournament held in conjunction with the 4th of July festivities. BMH sponsored the team and provided shirts. The team was organized and coached by Emilie Palmer, who did a great job leading the club to a 2nd Place finish. The players ranged in age from 11 to 13 years. […]

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BMH Foundation receives car seat donation form San Juan County Public Health Department

The Blue Mountain Hospital Foundation Board met last Wednesday to welcome a new member and to receive a valuable donation from the San Juan Public Health Department. Fielding Adams, Health Educator from San Juan Public Health, presented the Board with six infant car seats to be used by mothers leaving the hospital with newborn babies. Blue Mountain Hospital’s Assistant Director […]

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Byron Clarke accepts COO post at UNHS

After nearly six years on the job as Human Resource Director for Utah Navajo Health System, Inc., Byron Clarke has accepted the position as the organization’s Chief Operating Officer. Clarke’s move to the COO position leaves the HR job open until it can be filled later this summer, but the next HR manager will inherit an efficient, well managed operation. […]

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Another winning float for BMH and UNHS

For the third straight year, a float from either Blue Mountain Hospital or Utah Navajo Health System Inc. has won 1st Place for Best Overal Float in the 2016 4th of July Parade. This year the two organizations combined for one float. It was a joint effort and we thank all those who were involved in the project. “Huge thanks […]

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