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Local Public Health Agencies in Colorado
Swimming Upstream with the Salmon

Analogies of the U.S. Health Care System

By Dr. Mark B. Johnson, Executive Director, Jefferson County Public Health

Are you a beached whale, a stranded starfish, or a leaping salmon?
Click here to read Dr. Johnson's excellent article.

Public Health Nursing Brochure

CPHNL and PHNAC have developed a brochure outlining the Public Health Nursing profession in Colorado, available for download today!

PHN Brochure Version 1 ► Best for viewing online

PHN Brochure Version 2 ► Best for printing from desktop/personal printers

PHN Brochure Version 3 ► Best for professional printers



A non-profit organization that represents all of the governmental public health agencies in Colorado and is an affiliate of the National Association of County & City Health Officials.

A unique organization strengthening Colorado’s local boards of health, in collaboration with the State Board of Health.

An association of local environmental health directors from the state of Colorado.

A non-profit organization affiliated with the National Environmental Health Association, which promotes environmental health as a profession.

A non-profit organization of individuals and organizations who are interested in protecting and promoting the health of all Coloradans through professional education, public awareness, and advocacy for sound public health policies.

An organization of nursing directors strengthening professional public health nursing practices.

An organization of Administrative Directors from the Public Health Departments within the state of Colorado.

A professional organization of health educators and students, promoting excellence in public health education. An affiliate of the National Society for Public Health Education.

A non-profit organization advancing the specialty of public health nursing through public policies, networking, and mentoring.

An association of environmental health practitioners from the state of Colorado, primarily from the Western slope.