Craig briefs: Salazar touring Northwest Colorado today |

Craig briefs: Salazar touring Northwest Colorado today

Salazar will address the Colorado Water Congress at 8:30 a.m. at the Sheraton Steamboat Resort in Steamboat Springs; the Yampa Valley Regional Airport in Hayden at 10 a.m.; and the Garfield County Airport in Rifle at 3 p.m.

Veterans services offered Aug. 31 in Craig

The staff of the Grand Junction Veterans Center will have office hours from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 31 at the Colorado Workforce Center, 480 Barclay, in Craig.

If you are a veteran in need of assistance, call the Vet Center at 970-245-4156 to set up an appointment

Services provided include:

• Individual counseling

• Group counseling

• Marital/family counseling

• Alcohol/drug assessment and referral or counseling

• Spouse/significant other group

• Benefits assistance and referral

• Employment counseling and guidance

• Community education

• Liaison with VA facilities

• Sexual trauma counseling

VNA offering care for breathing problems

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is offering free breathing screenings for patients who have been experiencing breathing problems or have been diagnosed with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or other related respiratory illnesses in Moffat, Routt and Jackson counties.

Spirometry testing, pulmonary function studies, prescription medications and disease management are available at a reduced charge based on income.

For more information, or to schedule a screening, call Community Health Educator Victoria Barron at 970-875-1883.

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