The Pueblo City-County Health Department says reducing obesity and teen pregnancy rates in Pueblo County are its top two health priorities over the next five years. The health department says Pueblo County has "significant concerns" regarding these issues, when compared to statistics in other counties around the state.
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Before you make plans to dine out, you may want to check the health inspections for your favorite restaurants in Pueblo.
"Dead roaches." "Excessive rodent droppings." "Slime mold accumulation." Those are some of the critical violations found at some restaurants in Pueblo, according to the Pueblo City-County Health Department.... more »
If you still have your Christmas tree up, you can recycle it in Pueblo for free.
This is the 8th year the Pueblo City-County Health Department has put on a round up; it used to just be a weekend, but now they open it up for a couple of... more »
Today the Pueblo City-County Health Department will release the findings on an in-depth study of teen pregnancy in Pueblo County. In 2009, 351 babies were born from teenage mothers in Pueblo County. Pueblo has a higher teen pregnancy rate than the state and national averages.
Earlier this year, the... more »
The Pueblo City-County Health Department inspected every food vendor at the Wild Wild West Festival in Pueblo over the weekend. We went along to watch as they checked to make sure foods were properly cooked, cold foods were kept colds and workers were using gloves and washing their hands.
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Swine flu hasn't completely disappeared, so if you haven't gotten your vaccination yet--the Pueblo City-County Health Department is going all out to grab the attention of young adults.
The department is sponsoring a social media contest, "It's a Flu For All" this month, with the winner taking home $250.... more »
Pueblo County residents can get free health screenings and vaccines this Saturday at the 4th Annual Pueblo Health Expo.
The screenings include blood pressure, pulse oximetry, lung function, vision, blood sugar (requires 1 hour fast), fitness assessments (wear loose clothing), grip test, flexibility, balance, body mass index, mental health... more »
Just three months after the Pueblo City-County Health Department opened its beautiful, brand-spanking-new $9 million building--it's closed because of a burst pipe inside the building. The burst has been repaired and the building will reopen Thursday morning.
Department spokeswoman Sarah Breustle said the fire suppression line located inside the... more »
Pueblo County has reported its second H1N1 swine flu death in a week. The two victims have been identified as Ronald Berumen, 37, and Jacqueline Romero, 21. Each had underlying health conditions. Berumen suffered from a seizure disorder while Romero was diabetic.
Berumen died in the emergency room of... more »