4 Star Critical Access Hospital CMS Rating

Due to a major push for improvements, Star Valley Health is very proud to announce that we have moved from a three star to a four star Medicare Critical Access Hospital!!! ¹ We have also moved from a two star to a four star Medicare Critical Access Hospital for Patient Satisfaction! ²  Focusing hard on … Continued

Heart Health for Men and Women

A heart attack.  Most people can name a man that has had one, been warned about having one, or perhaps even died of one.  But can you name a woman that has had a heart attack?  Before 1987, more men than women died of heart disease because of a variety of differences in biology and … Continued

Sign up for your COVID-19 Vaccination

Star Valley Health is currently requesting that citizens in the 1a and 1b priority lists who desire the COVID-19 Vaccination utilize this online form to sign up. Our staff will then contact you to set up a vaccination date and time. This system allows us to provide the best service to our patients while minimizing … Continued

COVID-19 Community Education

COVID-19 Community Education Over the past year, the world has dealt with a healthcare crisis like none we have seen in the recent past. Many individuals have not dealt with anything like this within their lifetime. Our lives have been turned upside down as we have all had to learn to deal with a “new … Continued

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness month Are you aware that Cervical Cancer is preventable? Cervical cancer is the 4th most common cancer in women worldwide.  This year, an estimated 13,170 women in the United States will be diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer. Cervical cancer develops quite slowly and begins with a precancerous condition known as dysplasia, … Continued

4D Ultrasound coming to SVH

Ultrasound is one of the most useful tools in the healthcare system’s diagnostic arsenal.  Ultrasound scans are performed for a number of reasons.  Ultrasound uses sound waves to produce pictures of the inside of the body. It is used to help diagnose the causes of pain, swelling and infection in the body’s internal organs and to examine … Continued

Dr. Paul Head – Retirement Announcement

It is with sorrow and joy that I announce my retirement from Star Valley Health. I’ve practiced medicine in Star Valley for over 31 years and have seen the many transitions that the hospital has endured along with the growth. It has been a pleasure, with a real sense of accomplishment, that I look back … Continued

Alpine Airpark invests in Star Valley Health

The Star Valley Health Alpine Expansion project received a much needed boost recently as a donation of $50,000 was made by supporters at the Alpine Airpark.  As part of an ongoing effort  to support the town of Alpine, the residential community locally known as the Alpine Airpark  raised more than $200,000 for the local public … Continued

Free At Home COVID-19 Testing for Wyoming Residents

Wyoming offers free at-home COVID-19 testing through a company called Vault Health. These tests are available to Wyoming residents at no cost; insurance is not necessary. This saliva-based test does not require a nasal swab. The test uses high-quality laboratory technology for a high level of effectiveness. The sample collection process is performed under the … Continued

Star Valley Breast Care Fund

Did you know that Lincoln County has one of the lowest screening rates for mammography? Women have various reasons for putting of their mammograms: Don’t have time Don’t have insurance Can’t pay for screening Don’t want the discomfort Don’t feel comfortable with confidentiality Would rather not know Star Valley Health can help with at least … Continued