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How often will the heliport be used?

Helipad Facts

Since 2011, on average, Telluride Regional Medical Center has utilized helicopter transfers for less than 10% of all transfers, with the average number of helicopter medical transfers at 12.4%. When critically ill patients require time-sensitive transfers to other medical facilities, transfers will be at the discretion of the attending physicians, who make decisions solely based … Continued

Why does our community need a medical heliport?

Helipad Facts

In Emergency Care, minutes matter. At the current Telluride Regional Medical Center, where there is no heliport on site, when it’s determined that a critically ill patient needs to be transferred to another facility, the patient in Telluride Regional Medical Center care must be transferred from Telluride Regional Medical Center’s Emergency Department to Emergency Medical … Continued

Lead exposure in children

Medical Moments

Kent Gaylord

Since lead was removed from gasoline and paint and reduced in factory emissions in the United States, symptomatic lead poisoning in Children is now rare. As the recent events in Flint Michigan demonstrate though, lead poisoning in children is an important topic to discuss. Who is at risk for lead exposure? Children are considered at … Continued

THD Election Unofficial Results

Press Releases

UNOFFICIAL STATEMENT OF RESULTS FOR THE REGULAR ELECTION HELD ON MAY 3, 2016 TELLURIDE HOSPITAL DISTRICT SAN MIGUEL COUNTY, COLORADO Candidate for Director – Four Year Term Total Votes Cast Davis Fansler 505 – Five hundred and five Larry Mallard 494 – Four hundred and ninety-four Jennifer Fox 269 – Two hundred and sixty-nine Candidate … Continued

What should women know about mammograms?

Medical Moments

Laura Cattell

Laura Cattell shares guidelines for when and how frequently to receive mammograms. The American Cancer Society’s guidelines for women with average risk for breast cancer are as follows: Age 40-44 women have the choice to start annual screening Age 45-54 women should receive mammograms annually Age 55 and older women may choose to receive a screening … Continued

What should I know about the Zika Virus?

Medical Moments

Heather Linder

This Medical Moment is part one of a two part series on Zika virus. The Zika virus is a flavivirus related to dengue and yellow fever that is primarily transmitted by the Aedes mosquito. There is no vaccine to prevent Zika. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) currently advise against travel to countries experiencing Zika … Continued

2016 Election Update

Press Releases

Election

April 7, 2016 (TELLURIDE) — Five candidates will vie for three Board of Director seats for the Telluride Hospital District this May. Board seats currently held by Larry Mallard (Board Chair), Richard Betts and Davis Fansler (Vice-President) are up for election. Full THD board roster here. All three current board members up for reelection will … Continued

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR TELLURIDE HOSPITAL DISTRICT

Press Releases

Election

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR TELLURIDE HOSPITAL DISTRICT TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and particularly to the electors of the Telluride Hospital District of San Miguel County, Colorado. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a regular election will be held on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. At that time, … Continued

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