Notice

Due to staff training, the Family Planning Clinic will be closed Monday, June 18 and Tuesday, June 19 and the Immunizations Clinic will be closed Wednesday, June 20 and Thursday, June 21. There will also be no tuberculosis skin tests administered on Monday, June 18 and Wednesday, June 20. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Healthy Eating Active Living

The word is spreading - eat 5 or more fruits and vegetables, 2 hours or less recreational screen time, 1 hour or more of physical activity, and 0 sugary beverages. 

Make it your goal to lead a healthier, more active lifestyle!

El Paso County Public Health's Community Health Educators focus on healthy eating and active living education, collaboration, and outreach throughout El Paso County. We utilize the 5-2-1-0 Let’s Go! evidence-based materials created by Let’s Go!, a program within The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center, based in Maine.

The 5-2-1-0 message promotes:

5 – fruits and veggies [English] [Español]

2 – hours or less of recreational screen time* [English] [Español]

1 – hour or more of physical activity [English] [Español]

0 – sugary drinks, more water [English] [Español]

* Keep TV/computer out of bedroom. No screen time under the age of 2.

Program activies include:

  • Education and outreach to El Paso County residents
  • Training and healthy eating and active living components for child care providers
  • Support and collaboration on healthy eating and active living initiatives across sectors