“NavajoStrong” brings hope, needed supplies to Navajo people

Ronald Reagan once said, “We can’t help everyone but everyone can help someone.”   After his elderly aunt and uncle died within the same month of complications from COVID-19, in the Tonalea, Arizona area, Bud Frazier decided to step in and help residents there, and in other areas of the Navajo Reservation.   “It’s tragic how COVID-19 has torn through […]

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COVID-19 testing continues in San Juan County

For the past two weeks, medical providers and staff at UNHS, Blue Mountain Hospital and San Juan Public Health stayed busy testing well over 2,000 San Juan County residents for the COVID-19 virus, during mass testing operations like that pictured above.   Officially, in Blanding, last Thursday and Friday, 1218 individuals were tested in their vehicles at Centennial Park. A small […]

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Protecting you and your family during a Covid-19 outbreak

While the Covid-19 pandemic continues to threaten individuals throughout the world, the USA, and the state of Utah, here are a few hints that might help protect you and your family from this virus.   As a family, you can plan and make decisions now that will protect you and your family during a COVID-19 outbreak.   Stay informed and […]

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2020 New Years Baby

The New Years Baby for 2020 at Blue Mountain Hospital was delivered at 5:30 PM on Monday, January 6, by Dr. Casey McCullough. Her name is Nalani Jaylene Bowsley. She weighed in at 9 pounds, 5 ounces and was 21 1/4 inches long. Nalani’s parents are Wynonna A. Cowboy and Darrin Bowsley. (No photo was available) As the New Years […]

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Blanding youth get into the Giving spirit

Santa’s helper brings gifts to BMH Kade Snyder got into the Christmas Spirit, during the holidays,  bringing bags filled with bubbles and other items to give out to children at Blue Mountain Hospital. We appreciate the gifts, and the time and effort it took Kade to make them.   Courtesy photo BMH benefits from Eagle project Paxton Christensen presented Blue Mountain […]

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Community Health Needs Assessment

by Delaney Nielson   As of December 31, 2019, Blue Mountain Hospital has completed its Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) for the year 2019.   As part of the Affordable Care Act, not-for-profit hospitals are required to complete a CHNA once every three years. This assessment is used by our staff and board to construct a strategic implementation plan to […]

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