Health

Las Clinicas del Norte In Abiquiu Opening Delayed

by Staff Reporter / Sep 12, 2016 / comments

Las Clinicas del Norte In Abiquiu Opening Delayed

Las Clinicas del Norte terminated its building contract with Rio Vista Construction for failure to perform.

Brazil's Bits - Best of Exercise Books

by Staff Reporter / Aug 02, 2016 / comments
Gino Brazil works with a client at Atlas Fitness Center in Espanola. Brazil has owned and operated Atlas Fitness Center for over thirty years. Courtesy photo

Brazil's Bits - Best of Exercise Books

Column By Gino T. Brazil

Community Discussion On Heroin

by Staff Reporter / Jun 25, 2016 / comments

Today, Saturday June 25 the Rio Arriba Health Council is hosting a special community gathering for community members who are affected by or concerned about the heroin epidemic in the region.

The meeting kicks off at 9:00 a.m. at the Rio Arriba County Commission offices on Industrial Park Road in Espanola. Lunch is provided and the meeting will go till around 3:00 p.m.

Stop by if you have the chance.

See below for more details.

Plague Case In Rio Arriba County Teenager

by Staff Reporter / Jun 19, 2016 / comments

Plague Case In Rio Arriba County Teenager

First Case in New Mexico and the United States in 2016

The New Mexico Department of Health has confirmed a case of plague in a 16-year-old boy from Rio Arriba County who is currently hospitalized.  Confirmatory testing was conducted at the Scientific Laboratory Division. This is the first human case of plague in New Mexico and in the United States this year.

Plague and Tularemia Reach The Valley

by Staff Reporter / Jun 15, 2016 / comments
New Mexico leads the nation in plague. Courtesy image

Plague and Tularemia Reach The Valley

Staff Report

YMCA Teen Center Hosts "Child Abuse Prevention" Event Friday

by Staff Reporter / Apr 27, 2016 / comments

The Family YMCA run Teen Center in Espanola and several partners will be hosting a special family event for all community members to help prevent child abuse in our communities. 

The event begins at 3 p.m. Friday, April 28 and runs till 8 p.m. 

There will be free food and beverages, a DJ and activities for the whole family 

Drop by and bring your family for the fun and educational opportunities.

AG Clears Final Two Behavioral Health Providers of Wrongdoing

by Staff Reporter / Apr 05, 2016 / comments

AG Clears Final Two Behavioral Health Providers of Wrongdoing

Staff Report

Book Sale of Short Stories and Poems

by Staff Reporter / Apr 02, 2016 / comments

Book Sale of Short Stories and Poems

Presbyterian Española Hospital Auxiliary is sponsoring a Book Sale of Short Stories and Poems Thursday, April 7th and Friday, April 8th from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Hospital Lobby.

HOY May Not See "Mañana" - County To Operate Detox Facility Itself

by Staff Reporter / Feb 05, 2016 / comments

HOY May Not See "Mañana" - County To Operate Detox Facility Itself

By Robert A. Naranjo

Española – At the Jan. 26 Rio Arriba County Commission meeting commissioners made the decision to take over operations of the county owned drug treatment facility in Lyden. The facility is currently administered by the non-profit organization “Hoy”, under a contract with the county.

New Study Says Vaping Could Lead to DWI

by Staff Reporter / Jan 26, 2016 / comments

A recent study by Yale University researchers found that people who used e-cigarettes performed poorly on psychomotor tests and had detectable levels of alcohol in their system.  E-cigs deliver nicotine to the user by vaporizing liquids, many of which contain alcohol...

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