Spot A Stroke FAST
WHY SHOULD I CALL 9-1-1 AT THE FIRST SIGN?
Time is of the essence! Nationally, only 5% of people having strokes receive treatment because they wait too long to seek it. Don’t wait. Call for help right away.
DOES THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT AT VAIL HEALTH TREAT STROKES?
Our board-certified Emergency Department physicians partner with neurologists to quickly evaluate and treat stroke.
SHOULD I BYPASS A SMALLER HOSPITAL TO DRIVE TO A BIG HOSPITAL?
If you or your loved one is experiencing symptoms, get to the hospital immediately. A physician evaluation and CT scan can determine eligibility for clot-busting drugs or other interventions.
Look for an uneven smile
Check if one arm is weak
Listen for slurred speech
Call 9-1-1 at the first sign
Mountain Family opens new clinic in Avon’s Chapel Square
Mountain Family Health Clinics’ new location in Avon’s Chapel Square is officially open to patients. The clinic — which relocated from its Edwards location — will provide affordable dental, medical and behavioral health services to the community.
Vail Health facing mounting workforce, financial headwinds as it continues to grow services
In the 2023 State of Vail Health address, President and CEO Will Cook reflected on challenges and accomplishments in 2022 while looking ahead to the future.
Peaks and Valleys
What happens when someone in the “happy valley” finds themselves feeling sad or depressed? Despite living in a beautiful place, there are universal challenges that affect everyone, regardless of gender, age, religion, cultural or sexual orientation.