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An Easier Way In

Facility Updates, Press Releases

New handicap ramp improves patient access to primary care January 9, 2018 (Telluride, CO) — The Telluride Regional Medical Center announced this week the completion of a handicap ramp built to accommodate patients accessing primary care services.  The project was funded by Telluride Women Give, a philanthropic giving circle of the Telluride Medical Center Foundation and, … Continued

Should I go to work sick?

Medical Moments, Press Releases, Uncategorized

Many people face this question when they are sick. From time to time, we all must balance the possibility of lost wages or letting down your co-workers or boss versus calling in sick to work. Here are four rules to help you make a good decision: 1. Are you contagious? If you have a viral or … Continued

Four Vaccines Adults Shouldn’t Forget

Medical Moments, Press Releases

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By Eric Johnson, MS, FNP-BC We are all well aware of the myriad of immunizations required and obtained during childhood, but after the high school years, our awareness of immunizations seems to fall off the radar. While not many, there are several immunizations that are beneficial in adulthood. Here are four I think are most … Continued

Forty years is a long time

CEO Blog

For nearly 40 years our medical center has occupied this facility. Forty years! And while, since 1978, we have evolved, as much as possible, right along with complex technologies and population growth, we’ve outgrown this 10,000-square-foot remodeled building, built in the 1960s. We can do better for our community. Will you join the list of … Continued

Dr. Hall Joins Telluride Medical Center’s Emergency Team

Press Releases

December 6, 2017 (TELLURIDE, CO) — This month the Telluride Regional Medical Center welcomed a new Emergency Medicine physician to the team. Dr. William “Bill” Hall first moved to Telluride to ski in 1988, but soon became involved in EMS, which only led him off the slopes and on to medical school. After years at … Continued

Tips for safe sledding

Medical Moments, Press Releases

Winter has arrived and those beautiful snowy hills look perfect…to sled down as fast as you can! Along with skis and snowshoes, sleds come out of storage at the very first snowfall of winter. And why not? Sledding is fun for all ages and requires no skill or talent, you need only a hill with … Continued

Mountain Mama 101

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December 5, 2017 (TELLURIDE, CO) — Expecting mothers and their partners are invited to join the Primary Care team at the Telluride Regional Medical Center on Tuesday, December 12, 5:30-6:30p.m., to learn about prenatal health and caring for newborns, specifically in this region. The event will cover pre-natal myths, oxygen needs for infants at altitude, normal schedules for well-baby checks … Continued

Enjoy every day this season! Get a flu shot!

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Flu season is here! Influenza, or “the flu” is a respiratory virus that typically affects North America as early as October and lasts through May. The flu can cause mild to severe respiratory illness. Severe cases of influenza lead to hospitalization and death. The elderly, young, people who are immunocompromised, or have health conditions like asthma; COPD; … Continued

The scoop on antibiotic resistance?

Medical Moments, Press Releases, Uncategorized

Elaina Collins, PA-C delivers the scoop on antibiotic resistance, when you may need them, and how to feel well without them. What is antibiotic resistance? Each time a person takes an antibiotic, sensitive bacteria are killed but the stronger, resistant bacteria may grow and multiply. These microorganisms have the potential to become “superbugs.” As a … Continued

It’s Time To Check In – Preventive Health Season

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It’s time to check in! Preventive health season aims to keep locals healthy with screenings, exams and identifying risk factors—it’s also a way to get deeply discounted services to patients who are under/uninsured. Schedule your check-up throughout October and November to take advantage of discounted services, screenings and exams, and low patient volume. Off-season is the best time to foster a preventative … Continued

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