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Star Valley Health provides details about treating Coronavirus at the local level

• SV Health is accepting COVID patients or transferring to Idaho Falls or Jackson? Star Valley Health has a global plan regarding the care of all patients with symptoms of COVID-19 that require evaluation, treatment, and in some cases transfer…

Thousand Books Before Kindergarten program now back up and running

◆ Book boxes back in local businesses. The Lincoln County School District 2 Education Foundation has reopened their 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program in the Star Valley community. Program book boxes were locked down last spring due to coronavirus containment…

Idaho woman injured in fall at the Intermittent Spring

◆ 15-foot fall results in head and back  injuries. Emergency response crews answered to a 1:48 p.m. call for help for an injured hiker at the Intermittent Springs east of Afton Monday. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported a 68-year-old…

COVID-19 Q&A with Star Valley Health

◆ Local hospital is utilizing its resources to meet local COVID-19 needs. By Sarah Hale and Dan Dockstader SVI Media Author’s Note: SVI Media had a question and answer session with Star Valley Health recently relating to COVID-19. See below….

Chad Turner takes reins as interim CEO of Star Valley Health

◆ Bren Lowe resigns as CEO of Star Valley Health. Star Valley Health is officially seeking a new Chief Executive Officer. CEO Bren Lowe submitted his resignation earlier this month in order to accept a position in the healthcare industry…

Lowe leaving Star Valley Health for position in South Carolina

Chief Executive Officer, Bren Lowe announced to the hospital board and employees on Friday, August 7, that he will be leaving Star Valley Health (SVH). Lowe has accepted a healthcare executive position in South Carolina. Lowe has been the CEO…

Changes made for SV Health’s Alpine and Afton urgent care

◆ Urgent care services moved into clinic offices. Star Valley Health’s urgent care facilities in Alpine and Afton are combining services in each community. The urgent care facilities will now offer services within the established clinic offices. In Alpine the…

4 people hospitalized following 2-vehicle crash near Swan Valley

This story courtesy of EastIdahoNews.com. It is used here with permission. SWAN VALLEY – Two adults and two teenagers are in the hospital following a two-vehicle crash near Swan Valley. The crash occurred Saturday around 3:20 p.m. A news release…

SV Health prepares for elective surgeries under health guidlines

◆ Furloughed employees return as elective procedures  return in the coming months. As the COVID-19 Pandemic rolled across the nation, hospitals made significant changes, closing their facilities to elective procedures and leaving beds open for potential Coronavirus patients. The 22-bed…

Mask making unites community

◆ Valley works together to sew face masks. A few weeks ago as Star Valley Health was making plans for COVID-19, the need for face masks at the hospital was discussed. “The auxiliary heard about that and we said of…