PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT: BE AWARE OF THE DISEASES CARRIED BY WILDLIFE
Public Health Officials in Pueblo are alerting residents of summertime illnesses, including those carried by wildlife and insects to protect themselves. Rabies, tularemia, Plague, and West Nile virus are found in Pueblo County, especially during the summer. These diseases can be carried by insects and wildlife to people. Additional information is available on the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment website pueblohealth.org or by calling (719) 583-4307.
Pioneers of the Society
In his book, A Brief Scan of the Minutes of the Pueblo County Medical Society, historian, Dr. Harvey Phelps, MD, stated, "The knowledge of good work should be preserved and extended." How true this is, especially when it relates to the pioneer physicians of Pueblo County Medical Society.
Take a moment to watch our video: Pioneers: Pueblo County Medical Society, 1881-1929.