Briefs for Jan. 15, 2013 |

Briefs for Jan. 15, 2013

Craig Community Blood Drive

12:30 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 12, The Memorial Hospital Conference room in Craig, 750 Hospital Loop Rd.

For more information or to schedule an appointment please contact Bonfils’ Appointment Center at (800) 365-0006 opt. 2 or visit

The winter months are often the most difficult to maintain Colorado’s blood supply due to poor weather and road conditions and cold and flu season. Bonfils Blood Center reminds you that with five community donor centers and as many as 10 mobile drives each day, you’re sure to find a donation location to suit your needs.

Bonfils Blood Center provides blood and blood products to nearly 200 hospitals and healthcare facilities throughout the Colorado and beyond. Bonfils needs nearly 3,000 people to donate blood every week to meet the needs of the community and be prepared for any unforeseen events.

You have what it takes to make a difference in our community. It’s already inside you.

Yampa/White/Green River Basin Roundtable Meeting

6-9 p.m., Wednesday, January 16, 2013

American Legion, 1055 CR 7, (0.9 mile North of Holiday Inn on Right Side)

For more information, please contact Ren Martyn 879.4546

Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association offers the flu shot from 2:30-4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17, at 745 Russell Street in Craig. Adult Flu Shots are $25 and Kids Flu Shots/Mist are $14 or less. Flu shots are also available by appointment For more information call VNA’s flu hotline at 970-871-7624.

Priority groups recommended for vaccination

• children ages 6 months to 4 years

• people with chronic health conditions (asthma, chronic pulmonary diseases, significant heart disease, sickle cell anemia, neurologic conditions that compromise respiratory function and people with a suppressed immune system)

• women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant

• American Indians/Alaska Natives

• people who are morbidly obese

• residents of nursing homes and other chronic care facilities

• health care professionals

• household contacts and caregivers of children younger than 5 or adults 50 and older

Intro to Government and Not-For-Profit Accounting Course

If you’re a governmental or non-profit professional, this course will help you make sense of the angled rules and regulations for keeping track of your money.

1-2:15 p.m., Class starts Feb. 5, Tuesdays and Thursdays, CNCC

Questions? Call Lisa LeFevre, 970.675.3222

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