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1 year 8 months ago

Marijuana clinic owner gets prison term

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Southern California man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for running what prosecutors claim was an illegal pot business that only pretended to be legitimate under California's medical marijuana law. Aaron Sandusky of Rancho Cucamonga was sentenced Monday for conspiracy and possession...

3 years 7 months ago

Veteran clinic to be built in Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Congressman Doug Lamborn says the Veterans Affairs Department will start construction this year on a medical clinic in Colorado Springs. Lamborn, a Colorado Republican, said Monday the site for the clinic could be announced this week. The Gazette of Colorado Springs reports the new...

4 years 2 days ago

Fort Carson opens $72 million medical clinic

Fort Carson is formally opening a $72 million clinic for dental, pediatrics, acupuncture and other services. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned Tuesday. Maj. Gen. David G. Perkins, Fort Carson's commanding general, and Maj. Gen. M. Ted Wong, the Army's Western Regional Medical Command deputy commanding general for readiness,...

4 years 3 months ago

Immunization clinic planned

Free adult vaccinations are being offered from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday, June 18, at The Citadel through a partnership with Penrose-St Francis Health Services, the El Paso County Department of Health and Environment, Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) and The Citadel. The additional types of adult vaccines to...

4 years 3 months ago

Hundreds of cancer survivors to gather

Hundreds of cancer survivors will gather for a celebration on Friday. The theme is "Love Heals." This the 5th year for the celebration, sponsored by Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers. Six hundred cancer survivors, patients and community members are expected. It happens at 3027 N. Circle Drive from 11:30...

4 years 4 months ago

Large animal rescue training scheduled

Pueblo Animal Services is hosting a Large Animal Rescue Course on May 14 and 15, at the Colorado State Fairgrounds. The purpose of this class is to educate first responders, animal control personnel and horse owners in the safe rescue of large animals from emergency situations such as trailer...

4 years 5 months ago

Low cost rabies clinics planned

With rabies cases on the rise in Colorado, the Pueblo City-County Health Department reminds individuals that vaccination against rabies is mandatory for all dogs, cats, and ferrets in Pueblo County. Pueblo Animal Services is offering rabies vaccine for $8 and other vaccines at the following low cost vaccine clinics:...

4 years 3 months ago

Rabies vaccination clinic offered in Pueblo

With the growing concern of rabies in Colorado Pueblo Animal Services and the Pueblo City-County Health Department want to remind individuals that vaccination against rabies is mandatory for all dogs, cats, and ferrets in Pueblo County. "Rabies cases are rising, 19 animal cases have occurred in Colorado since January...

4 years 6 months ago

$750,000 scholarship program announced

Four state colleges in Pueblo and Colorado Springs have joined with Kaiser Permanente open opportunities to more than a hundred of people who may want to work in the health care field. The million dollar program will support careers in nursing and front line health care professionals such as...

4 years 10 months ago

H1N1 Swine flu vaccine clinic at CSU-Pueblo

Colorado State University-Pueblo is vaccinating its dorm students. The university's Student Health Services is holding a clinic Wednesday at the Belmont Residence Hall, 3:00 - 6:00 pm. At this time, students who live off-campus will not be included in the clinic. For more information, call Student Health Services at...

4 years 10 months ago

Preventive maintenance in Pueblo

The Center for Disease Control has released the latest numbers. 19 deaths from H1N1 were reported in children last week alone - making it the deadliest week for kids since the outbreak started. More than two-thirds of the deaths are in kids who have underlying health conditions. Experts...

4 years 11 months ago

Pueblo H1N1 clinic update

The Pueblo County Health Department says more people are able to get an H1N1 vaccination at this Saturday's clinic. Children aged 6 months to 5 years are now able to line up. More health workers are also added to the October 31st clinic eligibility. Here is the...

4 years 11 months ago

Audubon: No Hep C cases linked to surgery tech

Officials at the Audubon Surgery Center in Colorado Springs say there is no evidence any of their patients contracted hepatitis C from a surgery technician who used syringes filled with painkillers meant for patients. Hospital officials had feared that as many as 1,220 patients had been exposed to the disease...

4 years 11 months ago

H1N1 clinic planned Thursday in Pueblo

The Pueblo City-County Health Department plans to hold an H1N1 Swine Flu clinic on Thursday with both nasal spray and injections. Nasal spray arrived last week and vaccine designed for injections should be here soon, according to the Health Department. This clinic is for pregnant women, caregivers of...

4 years 11 months ago

Health clinic opens for homeless

The homeless community in Colorado Springs has a new place to receive medical attention. Peak Vista is opening its new Homeless Health Center on Rio Grande Street just south of downtown. The clinic will provide free medical and dental services to the homeless. Roughly 80 percent of the homeless...

5 years 1 week ago

Dogs don scrubs to help patients heal

Burn patients suffer almost more than any other patient at Dallas' Parkland Hospital. Now patients are getting a healing hand from a new employee who gives patients therapy without ever saying a word. Like the doctors and nurses at Parkland, Rascal the therapy dog makes his rounds visiting patients. The...

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