Prevention & Wellness

Health Improvement

View the Elbert County Public Health Improvement Plan (PDF) to learn more about area health improvement initiatives.

Looking for Input

Elbert County Public Health and Environment looking for to input from the community as the Public Health Improvement Plan is updated.

General Public Health & Environment Information

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 Elbert County Human Services at 303-621-3149.

Nurse-Family Partnership

Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) 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
For more information, contact:
Shelly Blazier, RN, BSN, CLE
NFP Nurse Home Visitor
East Central Nurse Family Partnership
Phone: 719-343-5787

Elbert County Public Health
Phone: 720-595-3620