September 22, 2014

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

A staggering statistic: More than 23 million young people ages 2-19 in the United States are overweight or obese. This means our children are in danger […]
September 15, 2014

Eat more fruits and veggies

Did you know current recommendations are to fill half our plates with fruits and vegetables? Half. At every meal. At every snack. Many of us don’t […]
September 9, 2014

September 10th is National Suicide Prevention Day

The national theme for this year’s suicide prevention efforts is Connectedness. According to the CDC, strong, positive relationships with others can be protective and prevent against suicidal […]
September 8, 2014

Prepare your family for an emergency

In an emergency, would your family be ready?  September is National Preparedness Month. What better time to make a plan, just in case? Sponsored by FEMA, […]
September 5, 2014

Don’t take one for the team when it comes to food and tailgating

We totally get it: Pre-game festivities can be just as fun as the game itself. But don’t let the food and excitement before the game cause […]
September 1, 2014

Fall open burning season begins today

Fall open burning season is Sept. 1 – Oct. 31. During the spring and fall of each year, the Mesa County Residential Open Burning Control Regulation […]
August 25, 2014

Set your kids up for homework success

School is back and that means … homework. Yes, everyone’s favorite! Set your kids up for success, parents, by following a few suggestions: Make yourself available […]
August 24, 2014

Adults need vaccines, too!

All adults should get vaccines to protect their health. Even healthy adults can become seriously ill and can pass certain illnesses on to others. Immunization is […]
August 20, 2014

Free screening of “The Milky Way: Every Mother Has a Story” Aug. 27

Are you a mom? Or planning to be one? If so, you may want to check out a free screening of a documentary called “The Milky […]
August 20, 2014

Nurse-Family Partnership reunion today (Aug. 20, 2014)

Are you a former Nurse-Family Partnership client? If so, you’re invited to a reunion picnic today, Aug. 20, from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Columbine […]