Delta County Memorial Hospital is requesting members of the community to please take time to respond to the Region 10 Community Survey.
The counties of Colorado's Region 10 -- Delta, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Montrose, Ouray and San Miguel -- have come together to determine the health and wellness needs facing these communities. The West Central Public Health Partnership and Quorum Health Resources are gathering data and feedback and will help build plans for addressing the top health needs.
This survey is open to any county resident over 18 years of age. Feel free to pass along the survey and encourage others to take it.
The survey should take less than 15 minutes to complete, and all responses are anonymous. Links to the survey on located on the DCMH Facebook page and on the hospital website, deltahospital.org.
To receive a paper version of this survey, please call Margaret Wacker at 970-641-7913. If you have any questions, please contact Margaret at email@example.com.
Thank you to everyone in the surrounding communities for taking the time to provide valuable feedback which will assist Delta County Memorial Hospital in determining health care needs in the coming years and help provide additional ways to offer high quality medical services to patients and their families. This regional survey will assist all medical facilities in the six-county region to prioritize community health needs for the future.
The election results are in at the local, state and national level, and as expected, Democrats are doing well in state and national races. Colorado has elected Jared Polis as governor; nationally the Republicans appear to retain control of the Senate while Democrats now control the House of Representative.
With a ballot full of local and state measures, voter turnout in Delta County topped 71%, with 15,889 ballots cast. Statewide, voter turnout was just over 52%.
Of the three Delta County residents seeking state offices, Matt Soper won over Thea Chase in State Representative Dist. 54; Mike Mason lost to Julie McCluskie in State Representative Dist. 61; and Olen Lund lost to Kerry Donovan in State Senate Dist. 5.
Locally, in the City of Delta voters rejected a .5% sales tax increase to fund recreation, as well as recreational marijuana sales. The sale of medical marijuana and cultivation/manufacturing facilities was approved by a slim margin. Delta voters also gave the city the green light to move forward with selling or trading the Cottonwood and Riverbend Park, and to sell the old Municipal Light and Power Building.