Monday, July 15, 2019

Registration Now Open - The Exhausted Majority - July 19

Most Americans say this is the most politically divided we have been in our lifetimes. What is driving us apart, how can we better understand these differences, and — most importantly — how can we move beyond them?

Join us for an upcoming workshop to learn and collaborate with others. Workshop participants will leave with the capacity to empathize with Americans of different political perspectives and to feel equipped to proactively mitigate polarization as individuals, as leaders, and as organizations.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Seeking Professionals for Tobacco Review Committee

The Tobacco Grant Program, on behalf of the Colorado Board of Health, is currently seeking applications from professionals to serve on the statutorily mandated grant program Review Committee in the representative of a socio-demographic disadvantaged population and the representative of a local public health agency positions. All applicants must submit a signed application form and required attachments by 5:00 p.m. August 2, 2019. Applicants who reside outside of the Denver metro area and particularly in rural areas of the state are strongly encouraged to apply. Please see the TRC webpage for more details.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Eat Better Together Campaign Launch and Resources

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Families in Colorado are getting healthy their own way.  The Eat Better Together campaign has launched with an array of new materials to promote healthy meals, on a budget.

The campaign launch includes live DJ reads on local radio stations, digital display banners, and videos and social media posts highlighting healthy food tips! You can promote these great resources in your community:

  • Facebook - Posts on quick healthy snacks, getting more veggies in your day and the Healthy Recipe Finder on the website.
  • Instagram - Content that focus' on involving the whole family in healthy meal prep.
  • Pinterest - Posts featuring healthy recipe options, kid-friendly snack, and tips for proper food storage.

Monday, July 1, 2019

New SMBP Implementation Guide Available

The National Association of Community Health Center's Self Measured Blood Pressure implementation guide is designed to help health care delivery organizations implement SMBP into practice or optimize existing SMBP processes. It includes change ideas, implementation tips, and tools to set up SMBP successfully based on one’s unique goals, environment, and community.

Friday, June 28, 2019

New CDC Infographic on Disparities in Heart Disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. The risk of heart disease death and associated clinical risk factors differs by race and ethnicity. Check out this infographic that explores racial and ethnic disparities in three heart disease topic areas: deaths, reported prevalence, and risk factors, with analysis between 1999 and 2017.

Monday, June 24, 2019

Medicaid's "Business Case" for Prevention

Medicaid's "business case" for prevention

It's often difficult to make the case for prevention, but thanks to some recent innovation, that is starting to change.

A new simulation tool from Nemours Children's Health System can help your state estimate the financial costs and benefits of investing in obesity prevention through Medicaid.

How much could your state save by investing in early childhood obesity treatment and prevention?


2019 Public Health In the Rockies - Pre-Conference Session


Please join us for a special Public Health in the Rockies pre-conference event!

The Colorado Public Health Association and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s (CDPHE) Prevention Services Division, is offering a free pre-conference workshop for Colorado’s public health professionals on Tuesday, August 27th at the Keystone Lodge & Conference Center. Welcome and breakfast will be from 8:15am-9:00am. The pre-conference workshop will go from 9:00am-4:00pm.

This day-long interactive workshop will include:
  • Opening Presentation and Dialogue. Socially Determined: Moving to Public Health 3.0: Outline of an Implementation Roadmap for Chronic Disease Programs
  • Panel Discussion. Current Evidence-based Practices and Innovations in Chronic Disease: Disruptions that Make an Impact (LPHA, State and CBO partners discussing the linkages they make in their work between chronic disease and determinants of health)
  • Presentation and Dialogue. The Landscape of Plans and Priorities and Integrating Chronic Disease
  • Listening and Working Session. Developing Plans and Priorities That Make an Impact: Linkages Between Social Determinants and Chronic Disease Prevention and Management
Please register by August 15, 2019 using the registration link below. The event is free but space is limited to room capacity. Note: This registration is separate from your PH in the Rockies registration.

Register Here