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Montrose County Health & Human Services - Health Education

Community Health Educator -Contact: 970-252-5011

Aug 31

September is National Suicide Prevention Month

Posted on August 31, 2017 at 10:09 AM by Erika Story

Act, Connect, and Give by joining us for our Mental Health First Aid course that teaches how to identify someone in need and following us weekly on Facebook. You can Be the Difference! If you know someone who is in need of support, please contact Colorado Crisis Services at 1-844-493-TALK (8255). You can also text "TALK" to 38255 or visit to access a live chat available in 17 languages. 

Help and hope are available to you 24/7/365.

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Aug 16

August is National Breastfeeding Month

Posted on August 16, 2017 at 4:57 PM by Erika Story

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Jan 03

Wellness Tip #1- Flu Vaccination Time!

Posted on January 3, 2017 at 1:27 PM by Kaci Pinner

Get Your Flu Shot!

Back to school brings many unexpected surprises, including unexpected illness to your family. Learn more why immunizing your child is the right thing to do for your child's health and for community health!

How Do Immunizations Work? 

How many lives do immunizations save per year?

Are vaccines safe?

  What immunizations are required for my child to enter school?


Scroll down and learn more about these questions and where to go to get yourself and your family immunized.


 Receive a personalized immunization schedule for your child at the end of the post!

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