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Smoke advisory lifted for El Paso County

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has lifted the Wildfire Smoke Health Advisory for El Paso County. While smoke from the Waldo Canyon Fire continues to affect air quality in El Paso County, Public Health recommends that people continue to monitor air quality and if needed, take precautionary steps.   The Colorado Department… Continue Reading Smoke advisory lifted for El Paso County

Rocky Ford produce farmers feeling financial pain

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Rocky Ford farmers say cantaloupes aren’t the only crop that suffered a hit from a multistate listeria outbreak that has killed at least four people. Colorado health officials say lab tests have linked the outbreak to a single farm in Holly that sold melons labeled as Rocky Ford cantaloupes. Jensen Farms has recalled its cantaloupes… Continue Reading Rocky Ford produce farmers feeling financial pain

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El Paso County Public Health is the latest county office to make the move to the Citizens’ Service Center at 1675 Garden of the Gods Road. The department follows the election department to the new service center, and will be closed Sept. 22 to make the move. “We are ready and excited for this move,… Continue Reading Public Health moves this week to Citizens Service Center

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