COVID-19 – Your Local Questions Answered by SHS Infection Prevention Team

Southwest Health System answers questions from the local community regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus). SHS Infection Control Team talks about the latest recommendations, how local testing will be performed, and how to protect yourself, your family and your community.

Crysta Connell, PA-C

Crysta Jones PA-C

Crysta Connell, PA-C

Southwest Medical Group, Walk-In Care
Family Medicine, Pediatrics

1413 N. Mildred Rd. • Cortez, CO 81321
Phone: 970-564-1037 • Fax: 970-564-1041

Crysta Connell is a certified Physician Assistant. She joins us from Midland Texas where she practiced as a Physician Assistant for the past 7 years. Crysta received her PA-C from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Allied Health Physician Assistant program and has a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. She completed her undergraduate studies at Wayland Baptist University with a BS in Biology and Chemistry.

Physician assistants (PAs) are medical providers who are licensed to diagnose and treat illness and disease and prescribe medication for patients. ​

She has a special interest in diabetes and has experience in a wide array of procedures. Crysta has a strong rapport with patients, focuses on building relationships, and emphasizes individualized, personal care.