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Smoking cessation course info meeting Aug. 5

By Jane Looney Special to The SUN Archuleta residents who would like to quit smoking are invited to a free informational meeting sponsored by San Juan Basin Health at 6…

Health department offers smoking cessation course

By Melissa Stedman Staff Writer On Aug. 5, the San Juan Basin Health Department (SJBHD) will hold an informational meeting regarding a smoking cessation course offered to adults in Pagosa…

San Juan Basin Health to become part of Connect for Health Assistance Network

By Jane Looney Special to The SUN San Juan Basin Health announced Wednesday that it is one of 57 groups across the state selected to provide in-person assistance to individuals…

SWCAHEC unveils new website

By Lisa Schwantes Special to The SUN The Southwestern Colorado Area Health Education Center (SWCAHEC) recently unveiled its new website, www.swcahec.org. The newly improved site builds upon the organization’s theme,…

Health reminder: be aware of smoke

Liane Jollon, interim executive director of the San Juan Basin Health Department, has issued a health reminder due to the smoke from numerous wildfires affecting the air quality in southwest…

Environmental film festival confirmed for July

By Sally High Special to The PREVIEW The Colorado Environmental Film Festival Caravan is coming to downtown Pagosa Springs on Friday and Saturday, July 26 and 27. Proceeds from the…

Health department continues its work in Pagosa Country

Staff Writer The San Juan Basin Health Department (SJBHD) is an organized district health department with offices located in both Archuleta and La Plata counties, serving residents since 1948. Currently,…

National Women’s Health Week offers chance for checkups

By Jane Looney Special to The SUN This is National Women’s Health Week. A nationwide effort, coordinated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health …

Southwest Smile Makers in Pagosa May 28

By Jane Looney Special to The SUN Children can get low cost dental services in Pagosa through San Juan Basin Health’s Southwest Smile Makers on Tuesday, May 28. The program’s…

National Public Health Week begins April 1

Staff Writer Members and officials of San Juan Basin Health Department (SJBHD) will celebrate National Public Health Week (NPHW) April 1-7. This year’s theme is Public Health is ROI-Saves Lives,…