PREVENTION AND WELLNESS

Health Improvement

    Public Health Improvement Plan PDF

General Public Health and Environment Information

    Colorado Health Emergency Phone Number for the Public (CO HELP):  1-877-462-2911

    Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment web site

Other General Health Links

Tobacco Cessation Information Links

 Healthy Eating Active Living Links

Strengthening Families 

Baby Bear Hugs 
   

Baby Bear Hugs is an organization that provides expectant, new and seasoned parents with support and education about their new babies and up to the age three. Services are provided through personal in-home visits or group support. Baby Bear Hugs also provides connections to community support systems.

For more information, call 970-630-7673 or Health and Human Services at 303-621-3149.

Nurse Family Partnership        
Nurse-Family Partnership is a program for women who are having their first baby. If you enroll, a registered nurse will visit you in your home throughout pregnancy and continue to visit until your baby is 2 years old. 

For more information, contact: 


      Shelly Blazier, RN, BSN, CLE
      NFP Nurse Home Visitor
      East Central Nurse Family Partnership
      Ph: 719-343-5787
                    or 

       Elbert County Health and Human Servies
      303-621-3149