Health survey for Garfield County goes through October |

Health survey for Garfield County goes through October

Garfield County Public Health is conducting a community health and quality of life survey through October. Public health agencies need citizens to let them know what they feel are the issues and concerns regarding the health status and quality of life in their communities. The survey is part of a larger study to help guide health programs in Garfield County over the next five years.Surveys are available in Spanish and English. Results will be available to the public sometime during the summer of 2006.People living in Garfield County may obtain the survey from Public Health offices in Rifle, 625-5200; and Glenwood Springs, 945-6614. Other public locations to obtain surveys include Garfield County Clerk’s office at the courthouse in Glenwood, local libraries throughout the county, senior citizens luncheons and the Rifle and Glenwood City Halls.For demographic purposes, residents are requested to obtain the survey from the county in which they live. Pitkin County residents can call 920-5420 for further information. Eagle County residents can call 704-2760 or 328-8840. The survey is anonymous and will take about 10 minutes to complete. Public health agencies hope for a minimum of 1,000 completed surveys.

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