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Health links

This site offers links to important health information:

Center for Disease Control & Prevention:
www.cdc.gov

Childhood Connections:
www.cde.state.co.us/early/resources.htm (service & support for children 0-3yrs and their families)

Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment:
www.cdphe.state.co.us

Colorado Office of Resource & Referral Agencies:
www.colorado.gov (information for parents and child care providers)

Tuberculosis & Diabetes Information Website:
www.cdc.gov/health/diseases.htm

West Nile Virus Information:
www.fightthebitecolorado.com

Nationwide Poison Control:
If you have a poisoning emergency call: 1-800-222-1222
For more information visit www.rmpdc.org

Safe teens
Colorado Department of Transportation provides online resource for parents on teen driving laws
Parents play a key role in keeping their teens safe on the road. In a recent statewide survey of parents of teens, only 6.4 percent of parents could accurately describe Graduated Drivers Licensing (GDL) laws.

Learn how to teach teens safe driving practices and how to follow Colorado GDL laws by completing the Parent Graduated Driver's Licensing Laws Online Course. The three modules walk parents through navigating the licensing process, teaching teens how to drive, and enforcing safe driving practices at home by using a parent/teen driving contract. Go to www.COTeenDriver.com to access the Parent Online Course at the top of the page.

Safe kids
Injury Prevention: National Safe Kids Campaign: www.safekids.org
Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute: www.helmets.org

 

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Public Health - Rifle
195 West 14th Street
Rifle, CO 81650
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970-625-5200 | phone
970-625-4804 | fax

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  Public Health - Glenwood Springs
2014 Blake Avenue
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
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970-945-6614 | phone
970-947-0155 | fax

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