Emergency After-Hours:
SLV Public Health Emergency 24/7/365 through

Colorado State Patrol Dispatch
(719) 589-5807

Mission:  To support mothers to breastfeed for the best infant and maternal health.breastfeeding pic

Meetings

Currently all meetings are being held at the SLV Health Education Center (Grizzly Inn) in Alamosa from 11:45  am - 1:30 pm. Future meeting dates are set at each meeting, and minutes and agendas are posted as they are completed.

Supports & Resources

  • SLV Health breastfeeding classes (3:00-4:00 pm) and support group (4:00-5:00) - every 2nd and 4th Monday at the SLV Health Education Center (Grizzly Inn) in Alamosa - pdfBreastfeeding ClassesGeneral BF ClassSupport Group Flyer
  • "Breastfeeding Essentials" site with Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment - www.breastfeedcolorado.com

Educational Opportunities

  • Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) training - March 6-10, 2017 in Salida, CO; Click on the links for more pdfinfo and pdfdetails.

Members

  • SLV Public Health Partnership
  • SLV Health
  • Valley-Wide Health Systems
  • WIC (Women Infants & Children) - VWHS
  • NFP (Nurse Family Partnership) - VWHS
  • La Leche League
  • Local doulas and midwifes
  • San Luis Valley BOCES

Contact

For more information, please contact us!

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - Education (SNAP-Ed)snap ed logo

Exceptional, hands-on nutrition education for adults 

A research-based program to assist limited-resource adults in gaining knowledge, skills, attitudes and changed-behavior necessary for nutritionally sound diets.  Individuals who are eligible for assistance programs such as SNAP, WIC, or Head Start, are also eligible for SNAP-Ed.

To sign up - San Luis Valley Referral Form

For more information on Colorado State University's SNAP-Ed program, see http://www.ext.colostate.edu/snaped-efnep/ or contact our local instructor - Alicia Wagar, (719) 852-7381 x12 or alicia.wagar@colostate.edu

Read more in the Nutrition Newsletter!

The six Public Health Agencies of the San Luis Valley have formed a partnership to more efficiently improve health.

Click here to learn more: www.slvphp.weebly.com