July 12th 2024 at 2:38 pm
Boards and Commissions Department News

Pueblo County Community Corrections Board The Board of Pueblo County Commissioners is seeking interested volunteers to serve on the Pueblo County Community Corrections Board.  Applications will be accepted through Friday, July 26, 2024.  To apply, go to county.pueblo.org, select Departments, Boards and Commissions.

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July 12th 2024 at 2:38 pm
Public Health Department News

Pueblo, CO— The Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment, in collaboration with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, has confirmed a human case of plague in a Pueblo County resident.   PDPHE continues to investigate a potential source and asks the public to take the precautions listed below: Eliminate places that rodents can hide and breed around your home, garage, shed or recreation area.  Remove brush, rock piles, trash, and piles of lumber.…

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July 12th 2024 at 2:38 pm
Public Health Department News

Pueblo, CO— The Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment, in collaboration with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, is investigating a human case of plague based on preliminary test results. The plague bacterium (Yersinia pestis) is transmitted by fleas and cycles naturally among wild rodents. Plague occurs naturally and can infect humans and their pets. People get plague from bites of infected fleas, by touching or skinning infected animals, or inhaling…

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July 12th 2024 at 2:38 pm
Public Health Department News

  Mosquitoes become infected with West Nile Virus after biting an infected animal, usually birds. To protect yourself from West Nile, always remember the 4 Ds. Wear insect repellant with deet, dress appropriately when outside around mosquitoes, take extra precaution around dusk and dawn when mosquitoes are most active, and drain standing water to reduce the mosquito population. More West Nile Info Each year 1 in 6 Americans gets sick from a foodborne illness. Foodborne illnesses…

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July 12th 2024 at 2:38 pm
Board of County Commissioners Office News

Please join Pueblo County Commissioner Daneya Esgar and Assessor Frank Beltran for a town hall discussion on property taxes at El Pueblo History Museum on May 15th. 

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July 12th 2024 at 2:38 pm
Public Health Department News

  Rabies is a virus that affects the brain of mammals and is usually fatal once symptoms occur. The virus is found in the saliva, brain, and spinal fluid of infected animals and is most often spread when an infected animal bites another animal or person. Protect yourself by avoiding touching animals in public, especially those displaying strange behavior. Protect your pets and other animals by having them vaccinated. More Rabies Info…

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July 12th 2024 at 2:38 pm

Pueblo - Established in 1963, Older Americans Month (OAM) is celebrated every May. Led by federal agency, the Administration for Community Living (ACL), OAM is a time to recognize older Americans' contributions, highlight aging trends, and reaffirm commitments to serving the older adults in our communities. This year’s theme, "Powered by Connection," focuses on the profound impact that meaningful connections have on the well-being and health of older adults.  To honor our local…

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July 12th 2024 at 2:38 pm
Public Health Department News

March 27, 2024 - The Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment (PDPHE) announced Eva Cosyleon was selected as the 2024 Public Health Champion for displaying significant contributions to Pueblo’s health. “Congratulations on a well-deserved award to Eva Cosyleon. Pueblo’s public health community acknowledges Ms. Cosyleon as a role model in the Pueblo community,” stated Randy Evetts, public health director at the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment.…

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July 12th 2024 at 2:38 pm
Board of County Commissioners Office News

Please join Pueblo County Commissioner, Eppie Griego, for a town hall in Colorado City.

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July 12th 2024 at 2:38 pm
Public Health Department News

Pueblo, CO – Southern Colorado Youth Go (SoCoYoGo) announced the launch of a new app for youth ages 13-18 in Pueblo. The SoCoYoGo digital platform, which has existed for two years, launched the app to increase ease and usability of the existing digital platform. SoCoYoGo is a youth-only online platform that allows Pueblo’s young people ages 13-18 to earn points for visiting positive and healthy opportunities in the community and redeem rewards at local businesses. SoCoYoGo is an innovative way…

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