PR and communications coordinator joins Family Health West

Heather Benjamin

Heather Benjamin has joined Family Health West as public relations and communication coordinator.

Benjamin brings to her latest position experience in public relations and communications and familiarity with local media as spokesperson for the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office.

She’s participated in multi-agency responses to emergency events, including a landslide in 2014 and house explosion in 2013.

“I’m really excited to be back in a professional communication role,” she said. “The culture and the marketing team at Family Health West are top notch. It’s obvious that leadership values communication and the greater Fruita community. I’m grateful to be given the opportunity to put my skills to use for this team and organization.”

Family Health West operates the Colorado Canyons Hospital and Medical Center in Fruita as well as provides a range of health care services through other practices and facilities. For more information, call 858-3900 or visit