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Montrose County Health & Human Services - Health Education

Community Health Educator -Contact: 970-252-5011

May 09

May is Women's Heart and Stroke Month

Posted on May 9, 2019 at 3:22 PM by Erika Story

Heart attacks and strokes were once viewed as diseases that primarily impacted the lives of men. But we know that women suffer, too—often in higher numbers. Women also have unique risk factors for these cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and often present distinct signs and symptoms during heart attacks That’s why the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP) is shining a light on CVD and women this May by promoting messages and resources to help women “Know. Talk. Act.” to prevent disease and stay healthy at every age.


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May 09


Posted on May 9, 2019 at 11:20 AM by Erika Story

It's spring cleanup time, so it's great time to learn about the risks of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome and how to keep your family safe. 
Hantavirus May

Feb 26

March is National Nutrition Month!

Posted on February 26, 2019 at 12:02 PM by Erika Story

March Rec Newsletter 2019a