Jeffco Hispanic Population Hit Harder by COVID-19
In Jefferson County, Hispanic people make up only 15.5% of the population — but account for 21.2% of the 1,394 closed cases of COVID-19 as of May 4. This article in the Lakewood Sentinel explores the inequities that lead to poorer health outcomes for Hispanics and Latinos and other minority populations.
Face Covering Guidance
As we move into the Safer-at-Home level of the COVID-19 response, it is important to protect yourself and others around you when outside of your home. A simple non-medical cloth face covering can help slow the spread of COVID-19. Learn more about face covering guidance.
Follow JCPH’s Blog Series, Resilience
This series explores topics related to mental wellness and coping during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, we provide weekly resources in Spanish and English. See our latest posts on grief, the importance of routines, healthy eating and hydration habits and more. Follow along to see the new posts every week. Read more.
National Women’s Health Week
May 10-16 is National Women's Health Week! It serves as a reminder for women and girls, especially during the outbreak of COVID-19, to make their health a priority and take care of themselves. It’s never too late or too early to work towards being your healthiest you. Find ideas to improve your health in a way that’s uniquely you.