Pueblo Triple Aim

National Nutrition Month

Introduction Good nutrition is essential to a healthy life. One sure way to improve your health is by keeping a balanced diet. It is recommended to eat foods that contain vitamins and minerals, which includes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, dairy, and a source of protein. By making small changes in areas like nutrition, it can

An open letter from Luann

An open letter to all the actors who have conspired with Pueblo Triple Aim Corporation to help Pueblo County achieve population health.   Dear Friends, Today marks my last day as the leader of Pueblo Triple Aim Corporation.  I have been drawn to another team that is also dedicated to healthcare and makes my heart

Teen Substance Abuse

Myths and Facts: Teen Substance Abuse and Drug Use   The week of January 22nd – January 28th is National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW)! NDAFW is a health observance week for teens that aims to shatter myths surrounding drug and alcohol use. According to the most recent data from the annual Monitoring the

Why is a Well Workforce Important?

    Introduction Why do we even care about wellness as an employer?  Isn’t that a personal choice and a matter best left for individuals to tackle when they are not at work?  Maybe, but perhaps not.  Overwhelming evidence indicates there is a very high cost associated with a lack of wellness and poor health

Health Literacy

Introduction Do you consider yourself to be health literate? Health literacy skills are needed for dialogue, discussion, and reading health information. Considering the complexity of healthcare systems, education and having a basic understanding of health literacy are essential. Health Literacy   Guest Post: Doreen Y. Gonzales, Executive Director, South Eastern Colorado Area Health Education Center

Bridges Out of Poverty

Introduction If you thought there was no relation between poverty and health, think again. There is no doubt that poverty and poor health are linked. Poverty is a massive barrier to accessing health care, and it’s also a major cause of health issues. Poverty’s harsh effects can start before babies are born and pile up


St. Mary-Corwin                   Tobacco use continues to remain the single largest preventable cause of death and disease in the United States. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cigarette smoking kills more than 480,000 Americans each year, with more than 41,000 of those deaths from exposure

Fire Department

Weird smell, broken pipes, electrical issues, “I’ve fallen and can’t get up”, medical alarm, can’t light the water heater, car broke down … If the dispatcher doesn’t know who to call they send the fire department. Sometimes the call is, “My house is on fire!” Then, it’s obvious.

What Makes A Healthy City

A partnership between LiveWell Colorado and the City of Pueblo, the HEAL Cities, and Towns Campaign provides training and technical assistance to help municipal officials adopt policies that improve access to healthy eating and active living (HEAL) in their communities.