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Department Highlights 

World breastfeeding month


August is National Breastfeeding Month! 

Breastfeeding starts in pregnancy! As your body is preparing to breastfeed, your brain can too! Participate in WIC to improve your breastfeeding success. 


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FIGHT THE BITE!

Protecting yourself from mosquito bites is the best way to prevent infection with West Nile Virus. Make sure you drain areas with standing water, dress appropriately, and defend using insect repellent. 



Save the Date!


SEPTIC SYSTEMS (OWTS)

Updated regulations go into effect on August 15th! 

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MONKEYPOX 

Monkeypox can spread from person to person through close contact with a person's sores, bumps, or lesions. Visit the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment  for additional information regarding the signs, symptoms, and case count. 

Get Vaccinated


COVID-19

To see the most current data on COVID-19 in Delta County, please visit CDPHE's dashboard. COVID-19 testing and vaccines are available throughout Delta County. 


DELTA COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT MISSION STATEMENT

Working together to promote, protect and improve the health and environment for all people of Delta County. 

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