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Taxonomy Code: LH-2700

Programs that provide information that improves the public's understanding of living and working conditions and other factors that safeguard their health and prevent or reduce the risk of injury, disease, disability and premature death. Health education programs help people make informed decisions about matters which affect their personal health and the health of others. They inform the public of health and safety hazards, help people modify behaviors that compromise their health, encourage people to take advantage of early detection programs and provide information about treatment and rehabilitation options for people who have an illness, injury or disability. They also provide anticipatory information or guidance to help people deal with and understand specific medical procedures, being hospitalized or other necessary interfaces with the health care system.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
General Medical and Behavioral Health Services (Basalt) - Mountain Family Health CentersProvides general medical and behavioral health services to the community. Services provided: - Primary medical care (e.g., physicals, well child checks, preventative care, wound care, etc.) - Health education - Chronic disease management - Breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screenings - Women’s wellness - Pediatric care - Behavioral Health Services - Referrals are provided for specific services not provided by the clinicPitkin County234 CODY LANEMountain Family Health Centers
General Medical and Behavioral Health Services (Edwards) - Mountain Family Health CentersProvides general medical and behavioral health services to the community. Services provided: - Primary medical care (e.g., physicals, well child checks, preventative care, wound care, etc.) - Health education - Chronic disease management - Breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screenings - Women’s wellness - Pediatric care - Referrals are provided for specific services not provided by the clinicEagle County320 BEARD CREEK RDMountain Family Health Centers
Health Services - Tri-County Health NetworkProvides a variety of health-related services, including but not limited to: - Community Health Workers who provide education, referral, case management and advocacy - Insurance assistance (navigating the Colorado health insurance marketplace) - Chronic disease outreach, prevention and education - Student oral health exams and cleanings (ages 0-14) - Health advocacy - Mental Health First Aid training - Palliative care Tri-County Health Network has several Community Health Workers in various locations to help individuals discuss health care options. Montrose County West End (Norwood/Nucla/Naturita/Paradox) 970-318-0172 Ridgeway/Ouray/Telluride 970-708-4458 Olathe/Montrose 970-708-4719San Miguel County238 East Colorado AvenueTri-County Health Network
School-Based Integrated Health Care (Durango High School) - AXIS Health SystemAXIS Health System provides a variety of specialized health care services for children and adolescents through school-based health care services. Services include: - Full Immunizations - Check-ups - Sports Physicals - Treatment of Illness & Injury - Pregnancy & STD Tests - Behavioral Healthcare - Referrals to Oral Health Clinic - Healthcare Education All locations require school immunizations on-site and same-day appointments are available.La Plata County2390 MAIN AVEAXIS Health System
Western Colorado Area Health Education CenterThe WCAHEC provides personal healthcare learning experiences for consumers and professional learning experiences for healthcare providers. Emphasizes community-based training of healthcare providers through community and academic partnerships. Programs: -CNA Application & Nurse Aide Training (CNA classes) -Continuing Education for Healthcare Professionals & Consumers -Continuing Education for Mental Healthcare Professionals -Student Housing Placement -Community Health Navigation -Summer Health Career Institute -Student Internships & Volunteering -Career Shadowing Opportunities -Medical TerminologyMesa County2938 North AvenueWestern Colorado Area Health Education Center

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