Fostering a robust culture of health and wellness in the community is a key part of developing a strong health care system in Aurora. Individual residents, businesses, local agencies, and civic institutions all have a role to play.
Aurora is lucky to have a myriad of organizations, groups, and individuals that support health and provide health resources and services. So many, in fact, that AHA alone couldn’t possibly develop and maintain a list of them all. Instead, we have included links to three key organizations that create and maintain superb quality information about health-related resources.
Colorado 211 was established to connect citizens with health and human service resources. Colorado 211 offers both web-based searching for services or live, phone-based assistance. To speak with a referral specialist by phone, just dial 2-1-1. Specialists are available by phone Monday – Friday from 8 AM – 5 PM. For Web-based searches of the 211 Database, which can be tailored by many topic areas or keywords, click on the title above.
The Blue Guide, supported by Colorado Consumer Health Initiative (CCHI), The Caring for Colorado Foundation, the Piton Foundation, and Connect for Health Colorado, offers users easy web-based searching for health care services. Users may search by keyword, or under one of the following health categories: general health, mental/behavioral, access assistance, oral/dental, disability and elder care, or other. Click on the title above for a link to The Blue Guide.
See DRCOG’s Web site for programs, services, resources, news, and events in Aurora and the metropolitan area. Representing Denver, Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, and Jefferson Counties, DRCOG is one of the oldest council of governments in the country. DRCOG focuses its efforts on issues of transportation and personal mobility, growth and development, and aging and disability resources. Click on the title above for a link to the DRCOG Web site.