Supporting Pueblo and Southern Colorado

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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: 

  • Pueblo Smoke Free Air Act

    Non-Cigarette Tobacco Retailer Licensing Ordinance

    Amended Youth Possession Law

    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 Community College: Tobacco-Free Campus

    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