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May is mental health month and Star Valley Health is highlighting #Tools2Thrive – what individuals can do throughout their daily lives to prioritize mental health, build resiliency, and continue to cope with the obstacles of COVID-19. The pandemic has had a profound impact on the mental health of everyone, from children, teens, adults and the […]

Healthcare staff impact patient experience every day in many ways. Patient Experience Week (PX Week) is a yearly event to celebrate those meaningful encounters. Inspired by members of the Beryl Institute– a company dedicated to customer service in healthcare–PX Week provides a focused time for organizations to celebrate accomplishments and honor the people who impact patient […]

National Drug Take Back Day

Mark your calendar and clean out your medicine cabinets: Saturday, April 24, 2021 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. This is a safe, convenient, and responsible way to dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs. The misuse of prescription drugs is a huge problem in this country, and it affects millions of people. According […]


Star Valley Health has a dietician that is truly remarkable.  Troy Bailey describes himself as a “realistic dietician”.  He speaks with his clients about paths to nutrition that are workable. “Everyone is different and their bodies are diverse.  It’s not just a one step program.”  With health at the forefront like never before, vitamins and […]

Best Nursing Homes - U.S. News

Washington, D.C. – October 27, 2020 – Star Valley Care Center is among the 21% of U.S. skilled nursing facilities that have been recognized as a Best Nursing Home for 2020-21 by U.S. News & World Report. The home earned Best Nursing Homes status by achieving a rating of “High Performing,” the highest possible rating, […]

4 Star Ranked by Centers of Medicare & Medicaid

Star Valley Health has earned a 4-Star rating for Overall Hospital Quality from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Star Valley Health is the only Critical Access Care hospital in our region to be rated with 4 stars. “Achieving a 4-Star rating validates the efforts of our entire healthcare team who focus on […]

Star Valley Medical Center (Afton, WY) is proud to announce that it was named 2021 America’s Best Hospitals – Emergency Care – by WomenCertified, Inc. Emergency Department Timely and Effective Care A hospital is awarded maximum points for performance within the 25th percentile and half points for performance within the 50th percentile. No points are […]

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 improving patient […]

heart health

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 […]

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 […]

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