Pam Sprecher, Star Valley Care Center Activities Director,received the Dan Lex Award for outstanding care by LeadingAgeWyoming, an association of long-term care and assisted living providers.“I was shocked,” she said when notified of the award. “It made me feel lovedand appreciated – and grateful that I get to do what I do.” Pam was nominated […]
On October 11, 2021 the EMS team conducted a safety event for 5th grade students (210) from Cokeville to Star Valley. The event was sponsored by Simplot Mine. Star Valley EMS talked with students about the importance of knowing their home address, calling 911 in an emergency and other important lifesaving steps to follow in […]
In celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Star Valley Health will offer a walk-in mammogram day on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 from 7 am – 9 pm. No appointment is necessary. You may pay for the service yourself or we will bill your insurance.
Star Valley Health welcomes the National Guard Recruiters who will be arriving this week for a 90-day deployment. They will serve in different capacities. The Wyoming Department of Health and The Wyoming Hospital worked with The Wyoming National Guard and the Governor’s office to deploy over 100 Wyoming National Guard troops to Wyoming Hospitals that […]
Blood donations are needed. All blood types. Tuesday, October 19 12:00pm to 5:45pm at the Afton Civic Center To make an appointment, go to donors.vitalant.org (blood drive code: afton) or call 1-877-258-4825. All donors must be well and healthy and wear a mask to donate blood.
You know that getting your child involved in school activities such as sports, dance, or cheer are great opportunities for them to learn, socialize, and stay fit. But you might not know that it’s important and sometimes mandatory to get a sports physical at the beginning of the season to make sure your athlete is […]
Just over a year ago COVID-19 changed our lives dramatically. Now, with vaccines widely available, things are finally getting back to normal. Did you postpone your healthcare during the pandemic? If so, it’s time to catch up. Whether you need your annual physical, help managing a chronic condition, or a diagnosis of a concerning lump, […]
It’s summertime – time to get outdoors! But beware. Hiking, horseback riding, mowing the lawn, and even a day on the lake can result in heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Star Valley Health wants to help you avoid these potentially dangerous situations. Here are a few tips to beat the heat: Stay hydrated during extreme […]
Happy Father’s Day and cheers to Men’s Health Month! June is all about the fellas because it’s #MensHealthMonth Brush up on your health facts, listen to your body and be sure to get regular checkups. Not only will you live longer, you’ll have a better quality of life. Illness – It seems simple but if you’re sick […]
Star Valley Health hosted its Alpine Healthcare Facility groundbreaking event on May 21, 2021. Star Valley Health is a 22-bed critical access hospital headquartered in Afton, WY. We are expanding our footprint in Alpine to increase the services we are able to offer to Alpine and the surrounding community, putting you closer to home and […]