Northern Arizona Healthcare Announces New Hospital To Be Built At Fort Tuthill

Northern Arizona Healthcare will be expanding its property at Fort Tuthill to include a new 700-thousand square-foot hospital, ambulatory services and a future Health and Wellness Village.  NAH made the announcement and delivered zoning documents to the City of Flagstaff Friday. The ambulatory clinic could open by late 2023, with the hospital slated for opening […]

Coconino County Moves To Group 1C And Those 35 And Older For The COVID Vaccine

Coconino County has now moved to Phase 1C for COVID vaccinations, which also includes people 35 and older. 1C includes adults of any age with high-risk medical conditions, which includes developmentally disabled and adults living in congregate settings. Coconino County Health and Human Services Director Kim Musselman says, “Coconino County is pleased with the positive […]

Coconino County Opens Up Vaccinations To All Of Phase 1B

Coconino County Health officials are opening up vaccinations to the rest of Phase 1B. People in phase 1A and priority populations in 1B are still eligible, but now power and utility workers, food and agriculture related occupations, including grocery and restaurant workers, transportation and material moving workers are eligible. Also state and local government workers […]

COVID Vaccination Appointments Remain Hard To Get, But Help Is On The Way

The quantity of COVID vaccines remains low, but it is expected to increase in the coming weeks. Health officials continue to tell the public if your group is ready to get vaccinated and all the appointments are filled, keep trying. The more vaccine comes in, the more spaces will open to set an appointment to […]

Front Line Health Care Workers With Northern Arizona Healthcare Begin Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine

Health care workers at Northern Arizona Healthcare began taking the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday. Hospital staff at both Verde Valley and Flagstaff medical centers started the vaccination process after both facilities received 14-hundred doses of the vaccine total, which will be distributed to first line responders and hospital staff over the next week. The very […]

Northern Arizona Healthcare Facilities Seeing A Surge In COVID-19 Patients

Northern Arizona Healthcare facilities are seeing a surge of COVID-19 patients, but both Flagstaff Medical Center and Verde Valley Medical Center say they are not in a critical stage yet. As of Thursday morning, FMC had 50 COVID-positive patients of the 218 that are in the hospital. Verde Valley Medical Center has 26 COVID-positive patients […]

Elective Surgeries Restarted At Northern Arizona Healthcare Facilities With Faster Testing At FMC

Northern Arizona Healthcare has restarted elective surgeries with COVID-19 testing turnaround times improving at Flagstaff Medical Center. Officials say NAH’s outpatient orthopedic surgery center started doing elective surgeries on May 13th and last Friday some elective surgeries restarted at FMC. Testing with a quick turnaround is now taking place at both FMC and Verde Valley […]