General Health Education Programs

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    Taxonomy Code: LH-2700.2500

    Programs that provide information that helps the public make choices which promote personal health, prevent illness and disability, take advantage of opportunities for early detection, and support their ability to deal effectively with health problems when they arise. General health education programs provide information about a wide variety of health related topics rather than specializing in a particular area.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Community Health Service - High Plains Community Health CenterHigh Plains Community Health Center provides quality, accessible primary health care services in Southeast Colorado. Services include Acute Illness Treatment, Chronic Disease Management, Community Classes and Events, Behavioral Health Services, Confidential Teen Services, Discounted Fees Based on Income, Emergency and After Hours Care, Family Medical and Dental Care, Family Planning Services, and more.Prowers CountyHigh Plains Community Health CenterHigh Plains Community Health Center
    Community Programs - El Paso County Public HealthCommunity programs through El Paso County Public Health include the following: Infectious Disease Programs: Detect, investigate, control, and prevent infectious diseases and disease outbreaks. Community Health Improvement Plan: A long term systematic effort to address issues identified by the community health assessment (also referred to as the county health indicators report). Emergency Preparedness and Response: Provide education about public health threats and credible information to help prepare and protect the public in the vent of an emergency. Food Safety: Inspects food establishments and provides food safety training. Health Education Materials: Provides a variety of health education materials. You can can also contact them to request an event or health fair. Healthy Community Collaborative: A stakeholder group of community partners that created an action plan to improve the health of the people in El Paso County. Land Use and Planning: The Environmental Health Division collaborates with other programs to incorporate public health considerations into planning and development activities. Tobacco Education and Prevention Partnership: A grant funded program that works with community partners to prevent youth from using tobacco, help users quit, and provide education on the dangers of second hand smoke. Winnable Battles: Public Health had identified 10 winnable battles for our state, which represent key public health and environmental issues where progress can be made in the next 3-5 years. Youth Advocacy: Youth programs focus on promoting health youth behaviors and development. The focus areas are suicide prevention, tobacco use prevention, substance abuse prevention, maternal and child health. El Paso CountyEl Paso County Public HealthEl Paso County Public Health
    Delta County Health DepartmentLocal public health department offering services to Delta County residents. Services: - Family Planning - Environmental Services - Immunization Clinics - STD Screening & Treatment - Health Eating / Active Living - Tuberculosis Screening - Tobacco Education & Cessation Program - WIC a Nutritional Support Program - Food Safety & Inspections Delta County255 West 6th Street, Delta - Delta County Health DepartmentDelta County Public Health
    Eagle County Department of Human ServicesHuman Service programs for Eagle County residents. Eagle County HS Office Locations: Avon 100 W. Beaver Creek Blvd. #107 PO Box 3419 Avon, CO 81620 970-328-7026 Eagle 551 Broadway PO Box 660 Eagle, CO 81631 970-328-8840 El Jebel 0020 Eagle County Drive, Suite E El Jebel, CO 81623 970-328-9586Eagle CountyEagle County Department of Human ServicesEagle County Department of Human Services
    Environmental Services - Routt County Environmental HealthPromotes environmental and public health through educational, voluntary, and regulatory programs by providing: - Septic system permits - Restaurant inspections - Open burning permits - Household hazardous waste disposal - Information on the West Nile virus - Inspects child daycare and schoolsRoutt CountyRoutt County Environmental HealthRoutt County Environmental Health
    Health Advisor - St. Mary-Corwin Medical CenterProvides information about doctors, medical facilities, services and education throughout Southern Colorado. A wide variety of topical health information is also available.Pueblo CountySt. Mary-Corwin Medical CenterSt. Mary-Corwin Medical Center
    Health Classes - Colorado Springs Senior CenterThe Colorado Springs Senior Center offers health classes to those age 55+. There are a variety of classes offered (such as senior housing options, bathroom safety and home modiciation, etc.) and the class time/dates vary. These classes are free but have a $1.00 donation request. You will need to register for any classes offered. Call or go online for more details.El Paso CountyColorado Springs Senior CenterColorado Springs Senior Center
    Health Education - Pueblo City-County Health DepartmentProvides speakers to share their expertise and knowledge on a wide variety of health related topics. Also operates a video lending library on health topics for health teachers, nurses, school counselors, community organizations and members.Pueblo CountyHealth EducationPueblo City-County Health Department
    Health Services - Eagle View Adult CenterFocuses on health promotion and disease prevention for adults 55 and older; services include the following: - Health screenings - Blood pressure checks - Foot care - Health educationAdams CountyEagle View Adult CenterEagle View Adult Center
    Public Health Agency - Costilla CountyThe mission of Costilla County Public Health Agency is to enhance life through quality health services while preserving cultural values. Provides services for communicable disease, immunizations, personal care providers, Options for Long Term Care, and more.Costilla CountyPublic Health Agency - Costilla CountyCostilla County
    Public Health and Environment (Cripple Creek) - Teller CountyTeller County Public Health is monitoring the health status of the Teller County citizens and forming community partnerships to identify and solve heath problems. It is informing, educating and empowering the community to take control of its health. Teller County Public Health looks forward to working with the community to address issues of teen pregnancy, drug and alcohol use, and access to medical care. Services include disease control, disease prevention, environmental health, health education, immunizations, Women Infants and Children (WIC), family planning services, emergency preparedness, and more.Teller CountyPublic Health and Environment (Cripple Creek) - Teller CountyTeller County
    Public Health and Environment (Divide) - Teller CountyTeller County Public Health is monitoring the health status of the Teller County citizens and forming community partnerships to identify and solve heath problems. It is informing, educating and empowering the community to take control of its health. Teller County Public Health looks forward to working with the community to address issues of teen pregnancy, drug and alcohol use, and access to medical care. Services include disease control, disease prevention, environmental health, health education, immunizations, Women Infants and Children (WIC), family planning services, emergency preparedness, and more.Teller CountyPublic Health and Environment (Divide) - Teller CountyTeller County
    Public Health (Bailey) - Park CountyPublic Health offers services around breastfeeding education, communicable disease, health education, emergency preparedness, immunizations, nursing services, tobacco cessation, Women Infants and Children (WIC), and more.Park CountyPublic Health (Bailey) - Park CountyPark County
    Public Health Department - Alamosa CountyThe Alamosa County Public Health Department offers a variety of services for those who are eligible. Contact the agency for more information. SERVICES Immunizations for all ages Health Care for children with special needs Public Health Planning Communicable Disease Prevention Tuberculosis (tb) testing Health Fair in the Spring Colorado Youth Matter Tu Casa Healthy Relationships Education Family Living and Sexual Health (FLASH) curriculum Substance Abuse Prevention program New Mother support Breastfeeding supportAlamosa CountyPublic Health Department - Alamosa CountyAlamosa County
    Public Health Department (Center) - Saguache CountyThe Saguache County Public Health Department offers a variety of services for those who are eligible. Contact the agency for more information. SERVICES Home and Community Based Services Regional and County Disaster Preparedness HCP for Children With Special Needs Nursing Services - Immunization and Vaccination Fees Prevention Services Communicable Disease Investigation and Information Public Health Educational ProgramsSaguache CountyPublic Health Department (Center) - Saguache CountySaguache County
    Public Health Department - Cheyenne CountyThe Cheyenne County Public Health Department offers a variety of services for those who are eligible. Contact the agency for more information. SERVICES Emergency Preparedness Activities Well Child Exams Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program Health Care Program for Children with Special Needs (HCP) Immunizations for Children and Adults Homemaker/Personal Care Program for Seniors Communicable Disease Investigation Health Education Classes Diabetes Education Classes School Nursing Individual Sewage Disposal Systems Drug and alcohol preventionCheyenne CountyPublic Health Department - Cheyenne CountyCheyenne County
    Public Health Department (Hugo) - Lincoln CountyThe Lincoln County Public Health Department offers a variety of services for those who are eligible, as well as vital statistic services. Contact the agency for more information. Lincoln CountyPublic Health Department (Hugo) - Lincoln CountyLincoln County
    Public Health Department (Limon) - Lincoln CountyThe Lincoln County Public Health Department offers a variety of health services, including WIC, Immunizations for all ages, Health Care Program for Children with Special Needs, Communicable Disease Surveillance, Communicable Disease Prevention and Education, Free Pregnancy Education/Testing, Emergency Preparedness, Reach Out& Read, Health Education for all ages, breastfeeding support, tobacco cessation, and Vital Records (Death and Birth Certificates) Vital record services are only available in the Hugo Office, and they cannot accept credit card payments. Certified copies of Death Certificates may be obtained for deaths recorded in Lincoln County only. Call with specific questions.Lincoln CountyPublic Health Department (Limon) - Lincoln CountyLincoln County
    Public Health Department - Rio Grande CountyPrevention, people and partnerships sum up the work of local public health programs. The main purpose of public health is to make sure all of us have the opportunity to be healthy in mind, body and spirit. Most public health work is population-based, meaning it focuses on improving the health of the entire community rather than addressing individual health care needs. Current Services: Baby and me tobacco free (can earn diaper vouchers as a part of this program) HCP Healthy Communities Travel Clinic Immunizations Substance Use/Abuse PreventionRio GrandePublic Health Department - Rio Grande CountyRio Grande County
    Public Health Department (Saguache) - Saguache CountyThe Saguache County Public Health Department offers a variety of services for those who are eligible. Contact the agency for more information. SERVICES Home and Community Based Services Regional and County Disaster Preparedness HCP for Children With Special Needs Nursing Services - Immunization and Vaccination Fees Prevention Services Communicable Disease Investigation and Information Public Health Educational ProgramsSaguache CountyPublic Health Department (Saguache) - Saguache CountySaguache County
    Public Health Department (Salida) - Chaffee CountyChaffee County Public Health strives to elevate community health through immunization against communicable disease, health promotion, health protection and emergency preparedness. SERVICES Immunizations for all ages Health Care for children with special needs Public Health Planning Communicable Disease Prevention New Mother support Chaffee CountyPublic Health Department (Salida) - Chaffee CountyChaffee County
    Public Health (Fairplay) - Park CountyPublic Health offers services around breastfeeding education, communicable disease, health education, emergency preparedness, immunizations, nursing services, tobacco cessation, Women Infants and Children (WIC), and more.Park CountyPublic Health (Fairplay) - Park CountyPark County
    Public Health - Mineral CountyThe Mineral County Public Health office offers a variety of services for those who are eligible around health services. Services include CICP and Medicaid assistance, food bank, medication assistance program, senior health insurance counselor, health screenings, immunization, health education, and more. Contact the agency for more information.Mineral CountyPublic Health - Mineral CountyMineral County
    Public Health Services - San Miguel County Department of Health and Human ServicesPublic Health services for the residents of the community. Programs: - Public Health Nursing - Immunizations - Women's Health - HCP Program - TBI Program - WIC - Women's Wellness - Maternal Child Health (prenatal care) Environmental Health Services: - Special Use Permits - Consumer Protection - Air Quality - Water Quality - Public Use/Land Management - Onsite Waste Water Program San Miguel County333 W. Colorado Avenue, Telluride - San Miguel County Department of Health and Human ServicesSan Miguel County Health & Human Services
    Rangely Family Medicine - Rangely District HospitalProvides primary care for citizens with minor emergency medical needs and testing, minor illness, and injuries. The clinic receives visits once a month from a general surgeon, cardiologist, orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine physician to provide the following services: - Wellness physicals - Diabetes control education - Smoking cessation education - Respiratory testing - Breathing therapy - Audiology testing - Mammogram testing The clinic also has the ability to refer to specialists as needed.Rio Blanco CountyRangely District Hospital - Rangely District HospitalRangely District Hospital
    San Luis Valley Area Health Education CenterThe San Luis Valley Area Health Education Center (SLV-AHEC) has assisted the San Luis Valley area with creating and administering unique projects in cooperation with numerous community organizations. These programs include an In-Home Chores Program for the Elderly, a Senior Olympics, a Car-seat Program for Children, and more. This program also offers health professional scholarships, student rotations, Outreach programs, and education workshops. Call (719) 589-4977 for more information. Alamosa CountySan Luis Valley Area Health Education CenterSan Luis Valley Area Health Education Center

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