Promotor Program helps address health disparities

San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) knows that health starts in our families, schools, workplaces, communities, in the air we breathe, and the water we drink. All of these things can affect how we feel, and how healthy (or not) we are. SJBPH’s programs work to build community health resilience by addressing these issues for [...]

By | March 8th, 2017|Health Equity, Promotor Program, SJBPH Columns|Comments Off on Promotor Program helps address health disparities

Working to achieve health equity through public health

Working to achieve health equity through public health An important factor in one’s health, something not often considered, is a lack of hope or power to control one’s personal, neighborhood, or work environment. A growing body of evidence indicates that when people lack the ability to influence the context of their lives, it can [...]

By | September 22nd, 2016|Health Equity, Promotor Program, SJBPH Columns|Comments Off on Working to achieve health equity through public health

Promotor Program receives funding to continue and expand services in Archuleta and La Plata counties

San Juan Basin Health Department’s (SJBHD) Promotor Program is pleased to announce receiving three more years of funding. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Office of Health Equity has awarded SJBHD $216,431 for its first year to continue work on increasing access to care for primarily Hispanic/Latino populations to help reduce chronic [...]

By | September 8th, 2015|Health Equity, Promotor Program|Comments Off on Promotor Program receives funding to continue and expand services in Archuleta and La Plata counties
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