County awarded grant to increase health care access

Special to QCS Quay County MCCH Council has been awarded a $15,000 grant each year for the next five years. This grant is part of a larger statewide initiative to increase access to health care. The Quay County MCCH Council has partnered with Dr. Dan C. Trigg Hospital in a review of local health care […]

Logan Family Practice has new doctor

Thomas Garcia A new internal medicine doctor will be joining the staff at the office of the Logan Family Practice. Edward Cazzola has been practicing medicine since 1974. He said he is an internal medicine doctor and his practice has mainly been treating adults for conditions including diabetes and hypertension. “I’ve been at it for […]

Free cooking class helps diabetics

Brenda Bishop A special cooking school aimed at helping people with diabetes learn how to prepare delicious foods and manage their blood sugar levels will be held in February. The school will meet for three hours each Monday in February (Feb. 7, 14, 21 and 28) from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. The classes will […]

Extension service offering program for those with diabetes

By QCS Staff Another series of the Keep Moving Keep Healthy With Diabetes program will begin next week, according to a press release. The Quay County Extension Office has teamed up with the Joslin Diabetes Research center to offer a program for people with diabetes or pre-diabetes. The program focuses on using exercise as a […]

Extension office teams up with Joslin Diabetes Center to present program

By QCS Staff The Quay County Extension Office is teaming up

04-28-2007: Community Notes

Nara Visa sale May 5 The Nara Visa Community Center Garage Sale promises to offer lots of handcrafted and other items for sale. The annual event will be at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CST) on May 5. Organizers are also offering tables for the event, with a $10 charge. You can also add lunch […]

Community events, notices

County offering diabetes workshop Come to “On The Road To Living Well With Diabetes” and learn about five important tests and the numbers you need to know to prevent complications from diabetes. At this educational workshop you will receive your personal results from four medical tests. This is important information that every person with diabetes […]

May 3, 2006 Notable Notes

Candidate supper set for Saturday Candidates for the June 6 Quay County primary elections have been invited to an enchilada supper from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Nara Visa Community Center Gym. All candidates will be given an opportunity to speak, and the event will conclude with a pie auction. Proceeds will […]

1/21 Calendar

Today: New Mexico State Police blood drive from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at North Plains Mall in Clovis. For information call Cheryl Terry at 763-3427 or visit www.bloodhero.com and enter sponsor code nmstatepolice. Saturdays ongoing: N.A. meetings from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Anne’s Church, 306 W. High St., in the Madonna […]

Obesity big concern in New Mexico

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Obesity is huge in New Mexico — and it’s growing, according to the state’s Department of Health. Statistics state more than 20 percent of all adults in the Land of Enchantment can be classified as obese, up from less than 10 percent in 1990. Those who are overweight constitute about 30 […]