In the News
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When you work in public health, programs that substantially improve the health and well-being for thousands are the gold standard. This is especially true when the beneficiaries are kids, who all deserve a healthy start, and pregnant women, who are helping to launch the next generation.View Press Coverage
Montezuma County’s poverty rate for children under age 18 climbed to 29 percent in 2015, though the poverty rate for the rest of Colorado fell, according to the 2017 Kids Count study.View Press Coverage
Colorado’s high schools can again sell diet pop to students after the State Board of Education voted to lift a seven-year ban in a contentious meeting featuring some rowdy parent protestors Wednesday.View Press Coverage
A seven-year ban on the sale of diet sodas in Colorado’s public high schools came to an end Wednesday as the state board of education voted to allow districts to choose for themselves — despite objections from parents concerned about the drinks’ health effects.View Press Coverage
The Colorado State Board of Education has voted to allow high schools to once again sell diet sodas, aligning with the current federal standards and giving foodservice operators more power over what they serve.View Press Coverage