Safe is Sexy!
Every year, BCAP and Atlas attend outreach events throughout the community and distribute condoms, lubrication, and other safer sex supplies to encourage safer sex practices and reduce the risk of exposure to HIV and other STIs. Tonight, several Atlas members got together to help sort safer sex supplies and re-connect with each other over condoms and pizza! We are so grateful that Atlas members participate in group activities like this to prepare for events and later assist u
May is Hepatitis Awareness Month
May is designated as Hepatitis Awareness Month in the US. BCAP, along with other public health partners across the state, is working to shed light on what’s happening with Hepatitis C (HCV) in our state. Garrett Rose, BCAP’s HCV Prevention Coordinator, recently sat down with Karen Chappelow, Liver Health Connection’s Director of Community Outreach, to discuss what Coloradans can do to address the current HCV health crisis. “National Hepatitis Month is important because so ma
VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: Lauren Marek
After graduating from college in Albuquerque, Lauren Marek was looking for a foot-in-the-door with public health. In her research, she came across the Public Health Associate Program (PHAP), a training program offered through the Centers for Disease Control. Created to both increase the work capacity of local health departments while encouraging young people to get public health experience, PHAP offers a two year paid position to entry level college graduates. Lauren applied