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A new Urgent Care Clinic operated by Delta County Memorial Hospital is now open for business. It is located directly across from the hospital at 155 Stafford Lane.
Hours are Monday-Friday from noon until 8 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. The phone number for the clinic is 874-7696.
The need for the Urgent Care Clinic became apparent when patient numbers in the DCMH emergency department increased substantially due to recent health care changes that arrived with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Orchard City Trustee Jan Gage, the town board’s current mayor pro-tem, has announced her resignation from the town board.
Gage told the DCI that with new job duties she won’t have enough time to devote to her trustee position.
The news of the layoffs at the Town of Paonia shocked some, especially when it was learned that Barbara Peterson, longtime town clerk, was laid off. Others were not surprised by the layoffs due to the town’s finances.