Like using a seat belt or keeping a smoke detector, preparing for emergencies is another way to keep your family safe from the unexpected. It is important to build a kit of emergency supplies, make a plan for what you will do in an emergency, and be informed about what might happen.
By planning ahead you can understand how a disaster may affect you and take steps to minimize those effects. There are many resources to help individuals and families prepare for potential…Continue
El Paso County residents living in parts of Cascade, Manitou Springs, Pleasant Valley, Old Colorado City, and Mountain Shadows will be asked to participate in an important public health survey Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13 that will be used to help residents and first responders prepare for and respond to flooding and other emergencies.
El Paso County Public Heath, with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and other local health departments…Continue
When it comes to making changes, every day is a chance to make healthy choices. By focusing on small steps at home, such as skipping sugary drinks or keeping fresh fruit for snacks, you can prevent a variety of health concerns while teaching children the importance of good nutrition.
El Paso County…Continue
Secondhand smoke is linked to influenza complications, bronchitis, pneumonia, wheezing, coughing, increased ear infections and more frequent and severe asthma attacks. Tobacco use is a major preventable cause of premature death and disease worldwide. In this country alone, an estimated 443,000 people…Continue