Where Caring and Community Come Together


Bariatric Surgery Weight Loss Support Group

A support group for individuals who have undergone bariatric surgery for weight loss meets on the first Thursday of each month from 5 – 6:30 p.m. in the Kiva room at Southwest Memorial Hospital. Share ideas and exchange information with others who have had weight loss surgery at this free meeting. Contact the group facilitator, Southwest Memorial Hospital’s Registered Dietitian Laura White, at 564-2276 for more information.


9Health is Here!



Free and Optional Health Screenings Available

Dove Creek
April 5th    0700 - 1200
Dove Creek H.S.

Mancos
April 19th    0700 - 1200
Mancos H.S.

Cortez
May 3rd    0700 - 1200
Cortez Recreation Center

Blood Cell Count ............................ $16
Colon Cancer Screening ................ $20
Hemoglobin A1C ............................ $25
Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) ..... $25
Blood Chemistry ............................. $30
Vitamin D ........................................ $40

  1. Do not eat 12 hours before having blood drawn
  2. Diabetics, do not fast!
  3. Please drink water!
  4. Continue to take any prescribed medications as directed

   You must be 18 years of age to participate

Pre-register online now and save time.

Use our Health Library Today!

Southwest Health System has an extensive, on-line health library available to you for general information, improved wellness, or to augment the information given by your healthcare provider. To access this information, click on the Health Library tab above.


The health library is also available in Spanish.  La biblioteca de la salud también está disponible en español.


Southwest Health System partners with Krames Staywell to provide you an unparalleled range of healthcare information, including a huge amount of multimedia products and interactive tools. Check out the library today and get access to the following services:


  • A library of diseases and conditions
  • A library of clinical lab tests and clinical procedures
  • A database of information about tests and immunizations recommended by age group and gender
  • A drug reference library covering prescription and over-the-counter drugs
  • A database of consumer-oriented health and wellness articles
  • A database on nutritional facts and values of commonly used foods
  • A database of commonly used herbs, vitamins and supplements
  • Daily health news
  • Daily health tips