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SJBPH makes it easy for residents to test for radon

You can’t see it or smell it, but radon gas might be at unsafe levels in your home. This colorless, odorless radioactive gas is found throughout Southwest Colorado thanks to the natural decay of uranium in our soils. This winter, San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) encourages all residents of the region to keep [...]

By |2019-02-19T12:06:39-06:00February 19th, 2019|Air Quality, Recent News|Comments Off on SJBPH makes it easy for residents to test for radon

Addressing Community Health Needs Through Public Health Planning

Have you ever wondered how San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) staff determines which resources to offer the communities we serve? Or how we measure the impact of our programs on community health? The Assessment and Planning division supports the entire SJBPH team by collecting and analyzing data about population health to determine the health [...]

By |2019-01-15T12:59:08-06:00January 15th, 2019|Community Health Assessment, Public Health Improvement Plan|Comments Off on Addressing Community Health Needs Through Public Health Planning

January is Radon Action Month: SJBPH Provides Free Radon Workshops and Test Kits

Durango, Colo.: January is National Radon Action Month and San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) and Colorado State University Extension Office will hold free radon testing workshops and provide free radon kits to participants. Approximately half of Colorado homes have radon gas levels that exceed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s action level.  In Colorado, radon [...]

By |2019-01-15T12:53:15-06:00January 15th, 2019|Air Quality, Events|Comments Off on January is Radon Action Month: SJBPH Provides Free Radon Workshops and Test Kits

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month: SJBPH Offers Free Screenings

Durango, Colo.: Every year in the U.S., human papillomavirus (HPV) causes 30,700 cancers in men and women and each day, 33 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer. During Cervical Health Awareness Month, San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) reminds young adults and parents that the HPV vaccine is cancer prevention. Vaccination is recommended for [...]

By |2019-01-15T12:49:41-06:00January 15th, 2019|Recent News|Comments Off on January is Cervical Health Awareness Month: SJBPH Offers Free Screenings

Spread Joy, Not Germs This Holiday Season

The holidays are typically a time for being with family members and for sharing. Sometimes, though, this results in unhealthy sharing of communicable diseases like the flu. Communicable diseases are those that are infectious and that can be passed from person to person. San Juan Basin Public Health’s  (SJBPH) Communicable Disease Program works to keep [...]

By |2018-12-19T14:32:08-06:00December 19th, 2018|Communicable Disease|Comments Off on Spread Joy, Not Germs This Holiday Season
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