Supporting Pueblo and Southern Colorado
The health department has been involved with many policies and efforts in the community to:
- Prevent children from buying tobacco products.
- Promote ways to help people quit.
- Protect everyone from secondhand smoke and other exposures.
Here are ways we have supported Pueblo:
Colorado Mission of Mercy 2017: Provided Education and Quit Smoking Resources for clients
Freedom From Smoking: Provided Training from American Lung Association
Smoke-Free Housing Policies: Supported Housing Authority to create Smoke-Free Public Housing
Smoke-Free Parks in Canon City: Supported to develop a policy prohibiting Smoking Near Recreational Areas
Pueblo Community Health Center: Tobacco-Free Campus
Health Solutions: Tobacco-Free Campus
Pueblo Community College Clinic: Update Tobacco Screening
Colorado State University-Pueblo Clinic: Update Tobacco Screening
Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment’s Family Planning Clinic: Update Tobacco Screening
WIC: Update Tobacco Screening
Pueblo County Government: in progress
Pueblo Catholic Charities: Tobacco-Free Campus
Pueblo Catholic Charities: Secondhand Smoke Education Practices
Colorado State University-Pueblo: Updated Tobacco Policies