Health Care http://kvnf.org en Delta Hospital To Take Over North Fork Clinics http://kvnf.org/post/delta-hospital-take-over-north-fork-clinics <div>North Fork Valley residents know how hard it can be to get an appointment to see a local doctor. Many medical practitioners have left the Valley in recent years, leaving the The North Fork Medical Clinics understaffed. Three week waits are not uncommon.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>But there's hope that things could get better. Thu, 08 May 2014 17:46:41 +0000 Marty Durlin 25713 at http://kvnf.org Garfield County Asks Governor to Intervene on Insurance Rules http://kvnf.org/post/garfield-county-asks-governor-intervene-insurance-rules <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Garfield County wants Governor John </span>Hickenlooper<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to intervene with the state's new health insurance rules. The county has some of the highest premiums in Colorado under new guidelines. which are part of the Affordable Care Act.</span></p><p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 16:21:20 +0000 Elise Thatcher 19995 at http://kvnf.org Garfield County Asks Governor to Intervene on Insurance Rules KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-tuesday-november-19-2013 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Investigation Begins into Deaths of 2 Miners at Revenue-Virginus Mine</li><li>Enviromental Critics Say New Air Quality Moves are Purely Political</li><li>Industry Proponents Reserving Judgement on Air Quality Rules, For Now</li><li>Median Income in Delta County Ranks in Bottom Third of the State</li><li>Over 53,000 Coloradans Now Enrolled in New Health Exchange Tue, 19 Nov 2013 15:59:27 +0000 Brian Cambria 18798 at http://kvnf.org Montrose, Hotchkiss Connect for Health Offices See Busy First Days http://kvnf.org/post/montrose-hotchkiss-connect-health-offices-see-busy-first-days <p>Officials with Connect for Health Colorado<em>, </em>the state&rsquo;s new online health exchange, said the website saw 79,000 unique visitors for its first day on Monday.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Alicia </span>Plantz<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> with the Montrose Connect for Health Office says she&rsquo;s received plenty of calls and some walk-ins over the past few days. She says most of the people she&rsquo;s talked to so far want to know whether they&rsquo;re eligible for financial assistance.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 18:14:53 +0000 Travis Bubenik 16761 at http://kvnf.org Montrose, Hotchkiss Connect for Health Offices See Busy First Days Local Motion: North Fork Ambulance http://kvnf.org/post/local-motion-north-fork-ambulance <p></p><p>Today we speak with three members of the only ambulance and EMT service available to residents of the North Fork Valley and some surrounding areas. <a href="http://www.northforkambulance.com/">North Fork Ambulance</a> is a non-profit, volunteer run group that's been serving the valley since 1969.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 21:30:00 +0000 Travis Bubenik 16045 at http://kvnf.org Local Motion: North Fork Ambulance KVNF Local Newscast: Monday, November 12, 2012 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-monday-november-12-2012 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Pinon Ridge Uranium Mill Hearings Continue Through Tuesday</li><li>BLM Reduces State Acreage Available For Oil/Shale Development</li><li>Montrose Likely To Prohibit Sale Of Marijuana</li><li>Amendment 64 Votes Closely Followed Presidential Votes</li><li>Colorado Voter Turnout Likely To Surpass Historic 2008 Turnout</li><li>What To Expect From New Healthcare Law Now</li><li>Western Senators Support Pro-Timber Industry Policies</li></ul><p> Mon, 12 Nov 2012 16:50:40 +0000 Brian Cambria 2799 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Local Newscast: Tuesday, October 23, 2012 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-tuesday-october-23-2012 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Delta County Commissioners Uphold Approval Of Chicken Operations</li><li>Colorado Secretary of State Facing Two Ethics Investigations</li><li>Republican VP Candidate Paul Ryan Visits Western Slope</li><li>Parks and Wildlife To Kill Fish, Restock Paonia Reservoir</li><li>State Recommends Whooping Cough Vaccinations</li></ul> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 14:41:34 +0000 Brian Cambria 1964 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Local Newscast: Monday, October 22, 2012 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-monday-october-22-2012 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Delta Commissioners To Decide Chicken Dilemma Today</li><li>Presidential Candidates In Colorado This Week</li><li>Early Voting Underway, 70% Mail-in</li><li>Curry Accuses Opponents of Violating Election Law</li><li>State Unemployment Records Small Drop</li><li>Wildfire Updates: Southwest Colorado</li><li>Colorado Public News: Salt, the Hidden Killer</li><li>Fly Flags At Half-mast For Aurora Victim</li></ul> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 15:29:01 +0000 Brian Cambria 1918 at http://kvnf.org Interview with Congressional Candidate Sal Pace http://kvnf.org/post/interview-congressional-candidate-sal-pace <p>Sal Pace is running for a seat in Congress in Colorado's Third Congressional District. He's currently a Democratic representative in the Colorado State House, based in Pueblo. KVNF's Ariana Brocious sat down with Pace on a recent tour through the district, to talk about his campaign platform and key issues. Thu, 18 Oct 2012 20:43:41 +0000 1796 at http://kvnf.org Interview with Congressional Candidate Sal Pace KVNF Local Newscast: Friday, October 12, 2012 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-friday-october-12-2012 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Gessler Continues To Generate Controversy</li><li>Goblin Fire Continues To Grow</li><li>DMEA and SMPA Facing Wholesale Power Increase</li><li>Rifle Hunt Preview With Wildlife Manager Kirk Madriaga</li><li>Walk/Run/Bike To Support Breast Cancer Program</li><li>Western Slope Skies</li></ul> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 15:02:12 +0000 Brian Cambria 1524 at http://kvnf.org