Health Care

by Rhett Sifford The San Juan County Commission considered the pros and cons of creating a special service district for the county public health department at their July 25 meeting. County Public Health Director Kirk Benge reported to the commission that he spoke with directors of all...
by Rhett Sifford Dr. Mario La Giglia’s 22-year desire to return to San Juan County is officially reality, as he becomes the newest surgeon in the area. He will serve as a surgeon at San Juan Hospital in Monticello and Blue Mountain Hospital in Blanding. Dr. La Giglia grew up in San...
A local man was seriously injured in an April 26 fall while hunting for antler sheds alone near Montezuma Canyon. Jared Crane, age 39 of Monticello, spent the night in the canyon before he was discovered by Search and Rescue volunteers the following day. It was nearly 24 hours after...
by Neil Joslin Utah Navajo Health System Inc. (UNHS) held the official groundbreaking ceremony for its new Blanding Health Center last month. The Blanding Health Center site is on 300 West, across from Blue Mountain Hospital. Korte Company, the general contractor for the new clinic,...
San Juan Counseling, San Juan Public Health, and the San Juan Health Service Clinic in Blanding are now comfortably at home in a beautiful new building in Blanding. With the move, the three health entities abandoned their existing facilities. The future use of the facilities is coming...
The new San Juan County health care facility in Blanding celebrated a grand opening at a health fair on March 3. The new facility houses San Juan Counseling, San Juan Public Health, and the Blanding clinic of San Juan Health Service District. Participating in the ribbon cutting are: (...
The San Juan Public Health District recently held a board meeting at their new headquarters in Blanding. Members of the team include: (back left, counter-clockwise) Kirk Benge (Director), Brittney Carlson (Nursing Director), Debbie Benally (board member), Rebecca Benally (board member...
The San Juan Health Service District board met in new facilities as they reviewed 2017 and looked to the future. The board met at the new San Juan Clinic in Blanding on February 15. After touring the facility, they discussed an agenda that included a review of 2017 financial reports and...
The new clinic of the San Juan Health Service District opened in Blanding on February 20. Crews have been busy preparing the new facility, which replaces the old clinic which was adjacent to the Four Corners Regional Care Center. The health service district shares the facility with San...
Construction crews are making progress on the new headquarters for Utah Navajo Health Systems in Montezuma Creek.  The facility is set to open in the summer. Staff photo

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