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Prevent animal-borne (zoonotic) disease

Special to The SUN San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) reminds residents thazoonotic diseases are more common during warm weather months when humans and animals are frequently in close contact.…

Panel discussion on death set for July 22

By Joan Mieritz Special to The PREVIEW There will be a panel discussion held on Monday, July 22, at 1 p.m. in the Ruby M. Sisson Memorial Library large meeting…

Specialized program available for young people experiencing psychosis

By Karla Sluis Special to The SUN Axis Health System (AHS) launched a program this week to help young people during the initial stages of mental illness. The First Episode…

Mental wellness and addiction recovery resource guide available

By Mark Techmeyer Special to The SUN Representatives from the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) and the nonprofit advocacy group Mental Health Colorado recently announced the launch of the…

Funding announced for opioid treatment in 17 county jails

Special to The SUN The Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) has awarded funding to 17 county jails to continue or initiate medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for…

Avoiding septic system surprises when selling your home

New requirements issued by San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) that most septic systems must be inspected prior to sale of a home have surprised some home sellers, with those…

Medicare 101 and Navigating Medicare help offered

By Christina Knoell and Kay Kaylor Special to The PREVIEW Medicare is complicated. It is important that you know your rights, options, deadlines, possible penalties and where to find the…

Heart Screening Event

Heart Screening Event

Pagosa Springs Middle School eighth-grade student Daniel Bradley, in front of his peers, demonstrates what can be expected when students undergo a heart screening. A heart screening event will take…

Pine Ridge update and residents

By Kay Kaylor Special to The SUN As the part-time long-term care ombudsman for Archuleta County, I advocate for residents at Pine Ridge, a 24-hour extended care home, and BeeHive,…

Grief support meetings to begin May 9

By Beverly Arrendell Special to The PREVIEW Grief support meetings are scheduled at the Community United Methodist Church beginning next Thursday, May 9, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. The meetings…