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Trigger Point Therapy for Pain Now Available at UCGH

Trigger Point Therapy for Pain Now Available at UCGH

A pain in your neck can be a strain on your days. Many of the aches and pains in your body are due to muscle tightness and irritated nerves. This pain is referred to as Myofascial Pain Syndrome. It often happens after a repeated injury, poor posture, or overuse of the muscles. This issue is […]

National Hospital Week Spirit Winners

National Hospital Week Spirit Winners

May 10-16, 2020 marks National Hospital Week. Union County General Hospital is celebrating by recognizing different departments in our hospital daily, sharing your appreciation on Facebook, special treats for the staff daily, and themed dress-up days all week! Here we will post the “best of” winners of these dress-up days celebrating the spirit of National […]

Department of Health announces revised testing criteria for COVID-19

Department of Health announces revised testing criteria for COVID-19

Guidelines relaxed to allow more New Mexicans to be tested. The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) is providing revised testing criteria announced by Department of Health Cabinet Secretary Kathy Kunkel during Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s news conference Tuesday, March 31, afternoon. Thanks to increased statewide testing capacity, the following people may now be considered […]

Talking With Children: Tips for Caregivers, Parents, and Teachers During Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Talking With Children: Tips for Caregivers, Parents, and Teachers During Infectious Disease Outbreaks

When children and youth watch news on TV about an infectious disease outbreak, read about it in the news, or overhear others discussing it, they can feel scared, confused, or anxious – as much as adults… This tip sheet will help parents, caregivers, and teachers learn some common reactions, respond in a helpful way, and […]

Recommendations from the World Health Organization (WHO):

Recommendations from the World Health Organization (WHO):

Listen to and follow the directions of your state and local authorities. If you feel sick, stay home. Do not go to work. If your children are sick, keep them at home. Do not send them to school. Contact your medical provider. If someone in your household has tested positive for the coronavirus, keep the […]

What can I do to protect myself from COVID-19?

What can I do to protect myself from COVID-19?

Although there are still no confirmed cases of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Union County, the virus has reached the state of New Mexico. In light of this recent spread of the virus in our state, we want to make sure our community is informed and prepared to be proactive against the further spread of the Coronavirus.  […]

National Donor Day

National Donor Day

This Valentine’s Day, show some heart by celebrating National Donor Day. Since 1998, this annual observance has shined a spotlight on organ, tissue, marrow, platelet, and blood donation—and the people who make it possible. You can support the donors and their families who made the decision to give the gift of life to thousands of […]

New Full-Service Medicaid Office starting January 31st

New Full-Service Medicaid Office starting January 31st

UCGH has worked diligently with the New Mexico Medicaid Office to bring its benefits to our community.  Location: ER Department (Lobby) Open 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month (pending road conditions) from 9 am – 4 pm. Services offered on a walk-in basis. First come, first served. Full-Service Medicaid Office offers: Health Coverage Food […]