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Agency on Aging offers gas vouchers for nonemergency medical trips

By Kay Kaylor Special to The SUN The San Juan Basin Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is offering $20 gas vouchers for people who need help with fuel costs for…

2016 Open Enrollment for health insurance underway

By Michelle Wilson Special to The SUN Choosing a health insurance plan is one of the most difficult and potentially costly decisions American families face. Health insurance knowledge, or health…

It’s not too late to get your flu shot

By Claire Ninde Special to The SUN As the holiday season approaches, share the joy of the season and not the flu. The San Juan Basin Health Department (SJBHD) reminds…

Local 9Health Fair seeks medical director

By Caroline Brown Special to The PREVIEW For over 30 years, Pagosa has hosted a spring 9Health Fair, and the 2016 fair is scheduled for April 30. However, the Pagosa…

Health department provides free insurance assistance

By Kevin O’Connor Special to The SUN A gentleman came to San Juan Basin Health Department (SJBHD) last year for help applying for health insurance. He limped noticeably and winced…

Local 9Health Fair seeks medical director

By Caroline Brown Special to The PREVIEW For over 30 years, Pagosa has hosted a spring 9Health Fair, and the 2016 fair is scheduled for April 30. However, the Pagosa…

Cadillac tax brings more costs, less value to your health insurance

By Trudy Lieberman Special to The SUN More health insurance upheaval is coming your way. The value of your health insurance is shrinking and you may be paying more for…

Protect yourself and the community from the flu — get vaccinated

Special to The SUN Coloradans wanting to protect themselves from seasonal influenza should get vaccinated now. “We recommend getting vaccinated as soon as possible since flu season is so unpredictable.…

November blood drive announced

Special to The SUN A mobile blood drive will be held Thursday, Nov. 12, at CrossRoad Christian Fellowship, 1044 Park Ave., from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Donors must have identification…

Tips on beating ‘sleep procrastination’

By Ellen James Martin, Washington News Service Special to The PREVIEW America is facing an epidemic of sleepiness — with more than a third of adults engaging in what leading…