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Health briefs: Order hospice daffodils online

Yampa Valley Health

Hospice daffodils can be ordered online

Northwest Colorado Health's annual hospice daffodils fundraiser will take place March 14. Daffodils can be ordered online at Delivery is available for orders of 10 bunches or more, and deliveries will be made March 13 and 14. Daffodil orders also can be picked up at Northwest Colorado Health, 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101. Daffodils are $5 for per bunch, $24 for five bunches and $46 for 10 bunches. Proceeds help ensure Northwest Colorado Health can continue caring for and supporting Yampa Valley patients nearing the end of life. For more information, call Kyleigh Lawler at 970-871-7609.

Blood drive at YVMC March 30

Bonfils Blood Center will hold a blood drive from 12:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 30 in the conference rooms at Yampa Valley Medical Center, 1024 Central Park Drive. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call Barbara Hughes at 970-870-6267 or visit

Learn how food choices may impact planet

Natural Grocers Nutritional Health Coach Alicia McLeod will present “Can your food choices save the planet?” at 5:15 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27 at the store, 335 Lincoln Ave. McLeod will discuss how industrial agriculture in the United States is affecting the environment and jeopardizing the American way of life and how food choices can save the planet.

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Aging Well exercise classes available for older adults

Northwest Colorado Health hosts Aging Well fitness classes in Steamboat Springs, Oak Creek and Yampa. Gentle, intermediate and advanced exercise and Tai Chi classes are available to help older adults improve strength, endurance, flexibility and balance. A $3 donation per class is appreciated. For a full schedule of classes and other Aging Well programs, visit or call 970-871-7676.