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Cancer care expansion in Longmont

Cancer care expansion in Longmont. Our expert medical team dreams of adding Stereotactic Radiosurgery to treat smaller lesions throughout the body beyond our current capabilities.

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Life quality through fall prevention

Stepping On workshops are for people 60 years and above. The workshops are led by a health professional who is concerned about individuals falling and the injuries they may receive in the process.

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Parent Education Videos released

A healthy community supports new families. Thank you to The Braly Family Foundation for granting funds so local experts with UCHealth and The Learning Center could create bite-sized videos for parents.

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Corn Hole Tournament

Join Longs Peak Hospital Foundation on Saturday, October 7, 2023, at our Corn Hole Tournament. Proceeds benefit the Longs Peak Hospital Foundation employee education fund and nursing scholarship fund.

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2021 Clay Shoot Fundraiser

On Saturday, June 26, 2021, the Longs Peak Hospital Foundation held a Clay Shoot fundraiser at Colorado Clays in Brighton. More than $40,000 was raised for continual enhancement of our hospital’s newly expanded intensive care unit!

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Ventilated and running for office. Not exactly.

Even though Wendell Young’s friends felt helpless when he was on a ventilator, they believed he would make it. They made Wendell for Mayor t-shirts. They also provided meals, transportation and emotional support to Wendell’s family.

On March 30, 2021, Wendell and his wife, Dr. Lisa Young, were at home. Lisa, a UCHealth audiologist, went into high gear when she realized that Wendell’s breathing was severely struggling. He had been diagnosed with COVID-19 the day before. Even though Wendell had oxygen at home, he significantly worsened on April 1. He was coughing up blood and Lisa took him back to Longs Peak Hospital where he stayed for 11 days, eight of which he was connected to a ventilator.

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Healthy Hearts Career Fair

UCHealth Longs Peak Hospital and Healthy Hearts program hosted a Career Fair for students in the St. Vrain Valley School District on July 24. The fair allowed students to talk to health care professionals to learn about all the different health care careers which included physicians, nurses, pharmacists, radiology, nutritionists, therapists, etc.

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Hospital’s medical-surgical unit gaining traction

Thanks to donor generosity, Longs Peak Hospital recently acquired traction equipment used to reduce pain and realign fractures. The new equipment is known as Buck’s Traction and is used to help realign a fracture by applying weighted pressure on the extremity using a pulley system.

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Support our life-saving work through your donor advised fund

A donor advised fund, which is like a charitable savings account, gives you the flexibility to recommend how much and how often money is granted to Longs Peak Hospital Foundation. You can recommend a grant or recurring grants now to make an immediate impact, or you can use your fund as a tool for ongoing and future charitable gifts.

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