Water splashing with text 'Pools and Spas Water Safety: The swimming pool inspection program strives to protect the public through regular inspections and educational guidance.'

PDPHE is committed to limiting child and teen access to all tobacco products through community policy, education and direct outreach events.

We've partnered with Runyon Field Sports Complex to "Knock Tobacco Out of the Park" this year and educate athletes and their families about the harmful effects of tobacco products.

Learn More About Tobacco Education
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The Food Safety Team is working to remind the community about safe food practices during the summer months. Learn about grilling safety, proper storage, and leftover tips by following along on social media all summer long.

A video series, podcast, and more will highlight the Food Safety Team and provide useful tips to be well this summer.

Food Safety Tips Online

Public Health Data and Resources

Student Activities and Bus Rides in Pueblo County

From March 2022 to March 2023, Pueblo Transit offered 40,911 free rides to K-12 students in the city. In the first quarter of 2023, 11,068 rides were given. Since making youth transit rides free in 2021, transit has seen a 31% increase in youth ridership.

In a 2022 focus group of 13-18 year olds, youth reported visiting parks the most in Pueblo County. Visiting parks was mentioned 15 times compared to going to the mall which was mentioned only 4 times.The data below shows places in Pueblo that students visit frequently and how many rides were given by Pueblo Transit to K-12 Students per quarter in Pueblo County.

A bar graph showing the increase number of youth using public trassport per quarter from January through March, 2022 to January through March, 2023.A bar graph showing the number of visits to locations in Pueblo by youth.

For COVID-19 data, information, and resources, visit the link below.

Pueblo County COVID-19 Data