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Posted on: February 7, 2024

Free Radon Test Kits Available

Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers in the United States and is responsible for approximately 500 lung cancer deaths annually in Colorado. It is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that comes from the breakdown of uranium in the ...

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Posted on: November 30, 2023

Door to Door Transportation for Vaccines

Free door to door transportation for individuals 60 plus or with a disability. 970-241-0315 for info

Do you know someone in need of transportation to and from vaccine appointments? The Center for Independence and the Aging and Disability Vaccination Collaborative have partnered to offer door to door transportation for vaccinations for individuals 60 year...

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Montrose County Public Health
Posted on: November 22, 2023

Free At Home COVID Tests

Photo of a family taking selfies and advertising free covid tests

Keep COVID-19 out of the picture over the winter holidays. Taking action to prevent the spread of COVID and make memories that last. The tests are free. You don’t even pay for shipping. Just click the link below to order your at-home COVID tests...

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Posted on: November 6, 2023

Medication Takeback Locations

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Keeping old meds at home is dangerous for kids. Properly dispose of unused meds in a Medication Takeback Dropbox. Montrose County has 3 locations: 
Safeway (1329 S. Townsend in Montrose)
Montrose Regional Health (800 S. 3rd Street Montrose)
Genoa P...
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Posted on: October 26, 2023

October 2023 COVID Vaccination Availability in Montrose

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The most updated COVID vaccination is currently available in Montrose.

Looking for the most current COVID vaccine? It is available at the following locations:
??City Market South and North – Moderna
??Walgreen- Moderna / Appointment required
??CVS-Target- Pfizer / Appointment required
??Safeway- Pfizer / Appointment re...
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Montrose County Public Health
Posted on: October 12, 2023

Let us know what you think!

West Central Public Health Partnership

West Central Public Health Partnership has chosen Behavioral and Mental Health as a top priority to address over the next 5 years (2024-2029). The goal is to improve behavioral and mental health by promoting holistic individual and community well-being by...
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Posted on: October 11, 2023

FREE FLU SHOTS: Annual Drive-Through Flu Shot Clinic Oct. 18

Poster for 2023 Flu Shot Clinic

MONTROSE, COLO.Stop the flu bug! Join Montrose County, Montrose Regional Health, and partners on Wednesday, Oct. 18 for the annual free drive-through flu shot clinic. This year's clinic will be held from 3-7pm at the following clinic l...

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Posted on: October 2, 2023

Get four free at-home COVID-19 tests

COVDI-19 Test

Every U.S. household may place an order to receive four free COVID-?19 rapid tests delivered directly to your home.

Every U.S. household may place an order to receive four free COVID-?19 rapid tests delivered directly to your home.

Need help placing an order for your at-?home tests?Call 1-800-232-0233 (TTY 1-888-720-7489).

The U.S. government will conti...

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Posted on: July 5, 2023

Free Mosquito Dunks are Available at Public Health

Photo of a pond with mosquitos with the words Free Mosquito Dunks

As we enter peak mosquito season, it's crucial to take proactive steps to protect ourselves and our community. Our Public Health Department is offering free mosquito dunks while supplies last. Mosquito dunks are a highly effective and safe method...

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Montrose County Public Health
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Take Precautions to Prevent the Spread of Animal-Borne Diseases this Spring

Mosquito

Montrose, COLO.—Warmer months are approaching, and that means more time outdoors. The West Central Public Health Partnership (WCPHP) serving Delta, Hinsdale, Gunnison, Montrose, Ouray, and San Miguel Counties reminds the community that this incr...

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Montrose County Public Health
Posted on: April 3, 2023

Mommy & Me Breastfeeding Support Group

2023 Mommy Me Breastfeeding Support

Moms! Have questions about breastfeeding or want to troubleshoot common breastfeeding issues? Join Certified Lactation Consultants Jodi Hyatt and Kim Cook for a Mommy and Me Breastfeeding Support Group. Group Details:Dates: 2nd and 4th Thursdays ...

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Montrose County Public Health
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Avian Bird Flu

HPAI - risk to humans

Avian flu is suspected to be circulating in birds in Western Colorado. While the risk to humans remains low, people should avoid direct contact with wild birds and observe them only from a distance. Some tips to consider:
People should not touch any dead b...
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Posted on: January 6, 2023

County Residents Encouraged to Test Homes for Radon in January

radon

Montrose, COLO.—Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer deaths among nonsmokers in America and claims the lives of nearly 21,000 Americans each year. Radon is also responsible for more than 500 lung cancer deaths in the state each year. &n...

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Posted on: December 22, 2022

Santa Visits NFP Program Christmas Party

NFP team Santa 2022

Santa stopped by the Montrose County Nurse Family Partnership Christmas party last week and visited with all the children in the program. He was even able to lull one little baby into a peaceful sleep. Wishing you a Merry Christmas from our Public Health ...

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Posted on: November 7, 2022

Montrose County Public Health seeks your input on health & wellness in our community

Community Health and Wellness Survey Flyer in English

Community Survey

Can you spare 10 minutes to fill out a survey and tell us how we are doing as a community?  

Help us make our community better!

Montrose County Public Health & our community leaders want to know more about what our community mem...

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Posted on: November 7, 2022

RSV Prevention

RSV Transmission Prevention Poster from CDC

Coloradans can help reduce transmission of RSV in several ways.
• Stay home when you are sick, including not visiting or interacting with people who may be at higher risk, including older adults, young children, and infants.
• Frequently wash your hands wit...
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Posted on: October 3, 2022

2023 National Radon Video and Poster Contests Now Open to Colorado Students

2022 Radon Contest Winner

DENVER - Sept. 30, 2022 - The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment invites students to participate in the 2023 National Radon Video and Poster contests. Students have the opportunity to get the word out about indoor radon risks, w...

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