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Gila Regional Medical Center is now offering a first-of-its-kind noninvasive technology to aid physicians in the diagnosis of coronary artery disease. According to a news release, GRMC is the first hospital in New Mexico to offer “HeartFlow Analysis”, and one of the first small rural hospitals in the country to offer this technology. Dr. Norman Ratliff, a board-certified cardiologist and head of Gila Regional Cardiology shared, “HeartFlow has developed this unique new technology, known as fractional flow reserve measurement, that can save lives. HeartFlow helps us efficiently have quality information that allows us to quickly and effectively make treatment plans for patients, hopefully saving lives, time, and money as we treat our community.”

The Frontier Food Hub in Grant County is inviting the community to join them in a collaborative design process to envision the future of food in the region. There are two community sessions available. Session One is scheduled for Thursday September 22nd and will focus in identifying challenges and visioning for an ideal food system. Session two is scheduled for Thursday, September 29th and will focus on designing a what the local food system should look like. Both sessions will be taking place from 5:00 to 9:00 the Santa Clara Armory, 11990 US Highway 180. Attendees will receive free dinner and free childcare is available. This is part of a series of Food System Planning sessions with forthcoming topics addressing Food Pantries, Meat Processing and Local Food Production. Please email for more information.

Governor Michele Lujan Grisham signed an executive order yesterday declaring an emergency in Grant County due to flooding and authorizing emergency funds for the Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. The monsoon rain event that began on September 19th caused flooding that has damaged and washed out U.S Highway 180 West, country roads, and public and private properties.

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