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This November, Jefferson County Public Health’s WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) Program is launching an educational campaign to raise awareness among pregnant, breastfeeding, non-breastfeeding postpartum women and their families about the harms of exposure to secondhand smoke as well as secondhand aerosol (often referred to as vapor) emitted from electronic smoking devices (ESDs).
Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) announced today that a domestic cat in the Evergreen area has tested positive for plague. It is not uncommon for cats to become infected with plague in an environment where plague is circulating. The cat is now under the care of a veterinarian.
Jefferson County Public Health opened the newest approved syringe exchange program in Colorado joining locations in Boulder County, Denver Metro, Fort Collins, Pueblo and Grand Junction.
The American Lung Association in Colorado in fighting for cleaner air by providing $900,000 in vouchers to help replace or retrofit old wood and coal stove appliances with new, efficient Environmental Protection Agency certified appliances. Residents of Boulder, Denver, Jefferson, Larimer, and Weld counties are eligible for a voucher for $400-$3000, depending on replacement appliance and income level.
Jefferson County Public Health’s (JCPH) Immunization and Emergency Preparedness Programs are partnering with the Arvada Fire Department and the Colorado Children’s Immunization Coalition to open Shot For Tots and Teens, community-based immunization clinics for children and adolescents, here in Jefferson County.
Food, fun, baby clothes, and a focus on healthy, meaningful relationships being established between parents and their children will bring families and nurses together at the picnic to be held on Wednesday August 17, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This year’s picnic marks the 16th year of celebrating over 1,800 mothers who have enrolled in the Jefferson County Public Health Nurse-Family Partnership and Prenatal Plus Programs serving Jefferson and Broomfield counties. Current clients, graduates and their families, and the Nurse Family Partnership and Prenatal Plus teams will share stories and laughter as they gather in Lakewood Park (150 S. Kipling Parkway, Lakewood, CO, 80226).
More than 150,000 low-income women, infants and children will have an easier time shopping for groceries now that the Colorado Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is switching from paper checks to a debit-style eWIC card.
Sip Smart and Be Sun Safe! Jefferson County, CO--The Splash at Fossil Trace Aquatic Park partnered with the Jeffco Sips Smart Coalition to receive a complimentary menu assessment to increase healthy options at Splash for the 2016 season. Splash is excited to announce a new water fil
Public Health 2016-06-22 Do you know your HIV status? Join the nation and find out on National HIV Testing Day . On Monday, June 27, 2016 Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) will offer free HIV testing and counseling. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 1.2 million pe
Jefferson County, the City of Arvada, and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) are continuing to evaluate the situation with water at the Jefferson County Head Start building located at 5150 Allison Street in Arvada, CO.
Jefferson County, Colorado-- Jefferson County Public Health in partnership with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is advising the public that amid concerns about the potential association between Zika virus infection and birth defects in Brazil, the
The Jeffco Community Health Improvement Network is a group of multi-disciplinary coalitions in Jefferson County, Colorado working together to increase physical activity, healthy eating, and psychosocial well-being among low-income families with children ages 0-18. The next network meet
Public Health 2016-01-05 Jefferson County Public Health is excited to be using the 5210 message campaign aimed at improving child health by promoting healthy eating and physical activity. 5210 Jeffco is adapted from 5210 Let’s Go!, a program started in 2006 by The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine
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