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EMS are shouting out for your help!

Gunnison Valley Health Foundation is raising funds to help provide an improved home for the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) here in the ...

Students Forge a Pathway in Healthcare

Gunnison Valley Health has collaborated with Gunnison High School and Crested Butte Community School to bring the first medical pathways ...

The future of Patient Care is now at Gunnison Valley Hospital.

Patients checking in to Gunnison Valley Hospital will now experience a more modern facility that is centered on delivering quality patient ...

Low cost blood draws are a huge hit in the community.

Low cost blood draws are a huge hit in the community. The Gunnison Valley community came out in full force for the recent blood draws ...

Soaring to new heights with CareFlight partnership

Gunnison Valley Health has announced a new joint venture with CareFlight to provide lifesaving emergency helicopter services to the Gunnison ...

Top 100 Hospital Eight Times!

Gunnison Valley Health has been recognized for the eighth year as a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital in the United States by The Chartis ...

What to Expect with Occupational Therapy

What to Expect with Occupational Therapy Occupational Therapists work with people of all ages who need specialized assistance to lead ...

Mental health therapy renovations are now underway

Renovations for the much needed mental health therapy rooms in Crested Butte are now underway, thanks to the generous support from the ...

Frostbite

The expansion of water as it turns to ice is an impressive natural force. Frost action crumbles mountain ranges, cracks engine blocks, and ...

Hydration... Answers to some common questions.

Hydration – what’s up with that? Answers to some common questions….. How much water do I need? Baseline, at normal ...

Cataracts and Cataract Surgery

What is a cataract? A cataract is the normally clear lens in the eye that becomes cloudy. This natural lens helps the eye focus similar to ...

Dry Eyes: What you need to know

Did you know tearing can be a sign of dry eyes? Patients often say “my eyes can’t be dry, I am tearing all the time”. This ...

Tips for Healthy Eyes

Everyone is always looking to improve their general health by diet and exercise, but how often do you think about your eye health? ...

An Eye Exam Can Save Your Life

All year you have been keeping yourself healthy, exercising regularly and eating a balanced diet. But have you been looking after your eyes? ...

Anesthesiologist to join Gunnison Valley Health

Gunnison Valley Health will be expanding its anesthesiology staff to include an anesthesiologist, Dr. Jef Field, from September 24 of this ...

A PET scan for people, not your furry friend!

Gunnison Valley Health is now offering the most advanced medical imaging technique available today combining Positron Emission Tomography ...

Gunnison Valley Health's Mountain Clinic is recognized for Excellence in Patient Care

Gunnison Valley Health’s Mountain Clinic received the 2018 Excellence in Patient Care Award by Studer Group, a global firm who ...

New Nurse Practitioner at Gunnison Valley Health Family Medicine Clinic

Gunnison Valley Health Family Medicine Clinic would like to welcome Family Nurse Practitioner, Sherry Huisman FNP-BC, back to the Valley. ...

Study suggests Physical Therapy is best for low back pain.

By Todd Ward – Administrator, Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine It has been estimated that about 80% of adult Americans will ...

Proven Program to Kick Start Your Heart

People living with heart, lung or vascular disease can now lead an active and productive lifestyle thanks to Gunnison Valley Health’s ...

New Eye Care Service a Hit in the Community

New eye care service a hit with the community! Gunnison Valley Health’s new Ophthalmology service has already proven popular in the ...

Gunnison Valley Health's Ophthalmologists are ready to SEE you!

Gunnison Valley Health’s Ophthalmologists are ready to SEE you! People suffering from eye related conditions are now set to benefit ...

Happy Lab Week!

I’m excited! This week is National Medical Laboratory Professionals week. There are 13 of us employed by the Gunnison Valley Hospital ...

Free community event to celebrate the biking season

Community members of all ages and mountain bike enthusiasts are encouraged to dust off their bikes and join the fun as Gunnison Valley ...

Help us raise the roof on the new Senior Care Neighborhood!

Community donations are very much appreciated as the senior citizens in the Gunnison Valley are set to benefit with a brand new $23 million ...