Time to think about vaccinations

Immunization or Vaccination?   According to the World Health Organization (WHO), “immunization is the process whereby a person is made immune or resistant to an infectious disease, typically by the administration of a vaccine. Vaccines stimulate the body’s own immune system to protect the person against subsequent infection or disease.”   A person becomes immune to a disease when the […]

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BMH now equipped to test and certify breath alcohol levels

Breath Alcohol Testing has been an issue for agencies whose employees are required to have these tests done randomly, or on a regularly scheduled basis, but Blue Mountain Hospital can now help solve this problem.   According to Stacey Meeks, Laboratory Manager for Blue Mountain Hospital, the issue involves transportation and time. Employees working for agencies involved with safety sensitive […]

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Scramble tourney scholarship recipients named

On August 19, twenty young residents of San Juan County who are studying health care-related fields were awarded scholarships by Blue Mountain Hospital and San Juan Health.   The funds for the scholarships were raised during the third-annual Scholarship Scramble Golf Tournament at the Hideout Golf Club, in Monticello. According Farley Crofts, of San Juan Health, the tournament raised $10,000 […]

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BMH and San Juan Health collaborate on cost of new Siemens CT Scanners

With the addition of two new CT Scan machines, Blue Mountain Hospital and San Juan Health have taken the science of diagnostic treatment to a new level of excellence in patient care.   According to Blue Mountain Hospital Chief Operating Officer, Trent Herring, BMH and San Juan Health each purchased a CT Scan Machine as part of a package deal […]

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UNHS holds Open House for Blanding Family Practice Clinic

More than 600 community members and dignitaries joined the UNHS staff, administration and Board of Directors for an open house and ribbon cutting for the new Blanding Family Practice Clinic on Friday, July 26.   Under a giant tent erected in the parking lot of the new clinic, those in attendance heard UNHS Board Chairwoman Melinda Farley, and Board member […]

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Dandy’s earn a second Scholarship Scramble Tourney win with 53 at Hideout Golf Club under the name of D&A Transport

A 53 by any other name is still a 53… and a win for the team of Nate Dandy, Joey Oliver, Delwin Dandy and Durk Knight, regardless of what their team is called.   This fantastic foursome recorded their second Scholarship Scramble Golf Tourney win in three years, last week, at the Hideout Golf Club, in Monticello. In 2017 the […]

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UNHS plans open house for new BFP Clinic July 26

On July 27, 2018, Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. began seeing patients in the new Montezuma Creek Community Health Center, and nearly one later UNHS is about to open its new Blanding Family Practice Clinic.   UNHS officials have set July 26 as the official Grand Opening celebration for the new 42,000-square-foot clinic, in Blanding. According to UNHS CEO Michael Jensen, the […]

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BMH 10th Anniversary Bash was huge success… Hundreds attend festivities

Blue Mountain Hospital celebrated its tenth anniversary on July 9 with a huge party that attracted several hundred community members to Blanding’s Centennial Park and a homemade mud run obstacle course, where participants got down and dirty.   BMH staff and administration worked hard to make the birthday celebration a success, and, with valuable assistance from several volunteers they pulled […]

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Blue Mountain Hospital will celebrate 10th Anniversary July 9

On July 9, 2009 Blue Mountain Hospital opened its doors and began seeing patients for the first time, following a huge open house celebration and ribbon-cutting five days earlier on the 4th of July.   On July 9, 2019 Blue Mountain Hospital will celebrate its 10th Anniversary caring for the healthcare needs of residents in San Juan County, and visitors […]

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