Jefferson County, Colo. — It’s peak moving season in Jefferson County, as residents seek out new spaces to settle in and call home. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer, growing family, empty-nester looking to downsize, college student returning home or a new resident to Jeffco altogether, Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) has tips for making sure the place you live is healthy and safe.
“If you think about the average 24-hour day, most people spend at least half of the day at home,” said James Rada, Environmental Health Services Director at JCPH. “There is a strong connection between our health and where we live, and there are some important things people can do to make sure their house or apartment — and their neighborhood — is as safe as possible.”
JCPH has compiled 10 tips to get you off on a healthy start in your new home:
For more information about public and environmental health and safety, please visit www.jeffco.us/public-health.
About Jefferson County Public Health
Public health is what we as a society do collectively to prevent illness and premature death and promote health in our neighborhoods and communities. Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) is a nationally accredited health department committed to promoting and protecting health across the lifespan for all people through prevention, education and partnerships. To learn more about JCPH, visit https://www.jeffco.us/public-health. You can also follow JCPH on Twitter @JeffcoPH, Instagram @JeffcoPH and Facebook @jeffcopublichealth.