PREVENTION AND WELLNESS
Public Health Improvement Plan PDF
General Public Health and Environment Information
Elbert County Public Health and Environment looking for to input from the community as the the Public Health Improvement Plan is updated later this year.
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
- Susan G. Komen Foundation
- Fight the Bite (West Nile Mosquito Information)
- Web MD
- FDA Recalled Drugs
Tobacco Cessation Information Links
- Colorado Quit Line 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669)
- SFT - Smoke Free Teen
- My Last Dip
- CO Quit Mobile
Healthy Eating Active Living LinksStrengthening 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
Elbert County Health and Human Services