Estes Park Health Reminds Community of Cold and Flu Season Precautions

February 21, 2020

Temporary precautionary limitation on visitation now in place at Estes Park Health. The Living Center is on visitor restrictions until further notice because of an influenza outbreak.  As the northern hemisphere dips deeper into the winter months, cold and flu season swings into full effect. No community is immune to these annual outbreaks, and in order to ensure the health…

Estes Park Health CEO Larry Leaming Retires

February 21, 2020

It’s been a successful three years! Estes Park Health bid “Bon Voyage” to CEO Dr. Larry Leaming on February 14 with a reception in the Estes Park Health Lobby. Staff and community members took the time to stop by and wish Dr. Leaming well on his next life chapter called retirement. Dr. Leaming shared, “I’ve been working in healthcare for…

How do You Know if Your Insurance is in Network?

February 4, 2020

All Insurance Plans Are Not Equal It is important to understand that all plans provided by insurance companies are not the same, your plan will provide the coverage you’ve agreed to pay for. Think of it like buying a car. You want to buy a Subaru Outback, but you only want the basics, that car will come with a standard…

Vern Carda Will Be The New Estes Park Health CEO

January 23, 2020

The Estes Park Health Board of Directors voted unanimously to offer Vern Carda the Estes Park Health CEO, position, and he has accepted our offer. Vern is very excited to begin serving as Estes Park Health’s next CEO.  His scheduled start date is Monday March 23, 2020. Since 2015, Vern has been Vice President of Regional Operations for the Billings…

Dr. Aaron Florence awarded Degree of Fellow from the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics

January 22, 2020

Recently, Aaron Florence, D.O., F.A.O.A.O. was conferred the distinguished Degree of Fellow from the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics. Members of the Academy earn the title of “Fellow of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics” who provide outstanding achievements and contributions to the healing art, to the practice of Orthopedic Surgery, to research or for such other meritorious services reflecting…

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…

Get Your High-Dose Flu Vaccination at the Physician Clinic

December 18, 2019

The flu season is upon us and with the holiday season in full swing, there is no better time than now to get your flu shot. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shares these key reasons why you should be vaccinated: Flu vaccine has been shown to reduce flu illnesses and hospitalization. Flu vaccination is an important preventative tool…

Don’t Become a Victim of the Icy Conditions!

December 18, 2019

You might think that most falls occur when the snow is falling, but the Estes Park Health Director of EMS, Guy Beesley, says that is not the case. “We see most of our outdoor falls one to two days after an accumulating snowfall. This is when people are ready to get out of their homes and falling in parking lots,…

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…