This week’s #HealthiestCO listening tour combines two vast regions of the state, including counties across the Southwest portion of Colorado and the San Luis Valley. We kicked off day one of this three-day leg with two tour sessions and two site visits, covering 150 miles between Cortez, Dove Creek and Durango.
Our first stop was a site visit to the Piñon Project Family Resource Center, which provides services to more than 3,000 families in Southwest Colorado every year. We could sense the passion from the staff as they shared an approach to strengthening families by empowering people. They also treat the whole person with wrap-around services; for example, a patient may come in to be treated for the flu,