HEALTH COUNCIL AND HEALTH FAIRS
Raton, NM 87740
Home Visiting, Substance Abuse Prevention/Community Based Process, Health Council
Home Visiting Program is offered to prenatal and families with children 0-3 yrs old who reside in Colfax and Union counties. The program is a relationship based and tailored to suit the needs of each family. Participation is purely voluntary and there are no financial or any other requirements needed to be eligible for home visiting.
Community Based Process throughout Colfax County, providing education to the communities and retailers regarding state and federal laws pertaining to alcohol and tobacco sales to minors and the health risks these substances pose to the youth. Tobacco merchant education provided.
Colfax County Health Council meets bi-monthly and addresses community priority health issues as identified by the residents of Colfax County. The Health Council helped develop those community priorities and seeks to help reduce fragmentation of services, improve communication and maximize resources.