Stay Close to Family and Friends for Infusion Services

January 22, 2020

You don’t have to travel down the hill for your infusion treatment. Estes Park  Health has a comfy chair, in an intimate setting, with dedicated infusion nurses ready to help you with your treatments. The Infusion Clinic is open Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and provides almost all outpatient infusion services like blood products, chemotherapy products,…

Vaccinate Your Child for Measles

December 19, 2019

With reported cases of measles in Colorado, Estes Park Health wants to keep you safe and informed. Here are the top 5 things EPH wants you to know about Measles: What is measles? Measles, also called rubeola, is a highly contagious respiratory infection that’s caused by a virus. Measles starts with a fever, runny nose, cough, red eyes, sore throat…

2019 Performance Leadership Award

December 18, 2019

Estes Park Health is Recognized with 2019 Performance Leadership Award in Quality and Patient Perspective As part of National Rural Health Day, Estes Park Health announced it has been recognized by The Chartis Center of Rural Health and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in Quality and Patient Perspective. Based on the results…

Estes Park Health Patient Portal Moves to My Health Connection

November 21, 2019

After a careful and thorough search, it was decided that UCHealth’s instance of Epic electronic health record (EHR) would serve Estes Park Health patients and providers best. Many Estes Park Health patients also see healthcare providers at UCHealth. Seamless access to clinical charts at both Estes Park Health and UCHealth will improve quality and continuity of care for our patients. …

Help Estes Park Health EMS Teams Find You

November 8, 2019

You don’t expect to have to call 911, but you should be prepared in the event the unexpected happens to you. Estes Park is privileged to have one of the best ambulance crews in Colorado, but they can only help you if they can find you. Consider making these updates to your house number sign The Estes Park Health EMS…

Lung Injury Associated with Vaping is a Crisis

October 30, 2019

34 deaths and 1,604 cases of lung injury have been reported In an article on October 1 by Dr. Patricia Aldridge, Estes Park Health shared, “There are now six reported deaths in Colorado, and 15 nationally from vaping. There are also more than 450 possible cases of lung disease caused by electronic cigarettes.” On October 22, the Center for Disease…

Know How to Properly Dispose of Sharps

October 23, 2019

Estes Park Health has had many questions recently about the proper disposal of “sharps”. Sharps is a medical term for devices with a sharp point or edges that can cut or puncture the skin. Many people use sharps at home, work or while traveling to manage medical conditions like diabetes, cancer, arthritis, blood clotting disorders and more. Each year approximately…

Visit eph.org to answer your questions!

September 12, 2019

Want to know more about Estes Park Health? Estes Park Health is moving at the speed of healthcare – that’s fast. We work to keep our community informed by putting articles in the paper, posts on Facebook and sending stakeholder emails. But, we want to remind you that your greatest resource for up-to-date information about Estes Park Health is eph.org….

Breastfeeding education improves health for moms and babies

August 15, 2019

Helping our community make healthy lifestyle choices is not only for the adults in Estes Park. At the Estes Park Health Birth Center, we help the newest members to our community – 91 in 2018 – start their healthy life journey out right. Our exceptional Birth Center staff includes: Board Certified OB/GYN physician Dr. Martin Koschnitzke, Board Certified Pediatricians Dr….

Back to School Backpack Safety

August 8, 2019

Backpacks should not weigh more than 10 – 15% of a child’s body weight! The Back to School backpack is a very emotional decision for kids. It should also be a well thought out decision by parents. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission shared that annual backpack related injuries send 5,000 children to the Emergency Department and more than 14,000…