Joining our voices in a public health choir!
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



The Western Colorado Association of Environmental Health Officers (WCAEHO)

The Western Colorado Association of Environmental Health Officers (WCAEHO) consists of environmental health pracitioners primarily from the Western Slope of Colorado, but including members from around the state and local health departments.

The organization exists to:

  • Maintain and improve professionalism in environmental health in Colorado.
  • Foster and encourage research, education and dissemination of information related to environmental health.
  • Participate in the establishment of applicable and reasonable environmental health laws and regulations.
  • Exchange knowledge, experience and information to promote the highest degree of skill, efficiency and professional competence among environmental health specialists.

WCAEHO by-laws