Video: Update on Community Effort to Reduce Teen Suicides

The County Commissioners received some encouraging news indicating that a community wide collaborative effort to reduce teen suicides is starting to make a difference. Commissioners have recognized September as National Suicide Prevention Month.   Commissioner Peggy Littleton, who also serves as member of the Board of Health, requested the update. Over the past five years…

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has just issued Air Quality Health Advisory for Wildfire Smoke until 4:00 p.m.

Wildfire Smoke Leads to Air Quality Health Advisory

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has just issued Air Quality Health Advisory for Southeastern Colorado until 4:00 p.m. because of the Wildfire Smoke. Affected Area:  southeastern Colorado, including  Elbert, El Paso, Lincoln, Kit Carson, Cheyenne, Pueblo, Crowley, Kiowa, Otero, Bent, Prowers, Las Animas, Baca, and eastern parts of Fremont and Huerfano Counties.  Locations and…