Tag: Chaffee County Dept. of Public Health

America’s Vaping crisis comes home to Colorado and Chaffee County

As alarming as the diseases being reported are, the prevelance of vaping behavior is even more shocking. According to the 2017 Healthy Kids Colorado Survey, 27 percent of Colorado teens report vaping behavior, which is the highest vaping rate in the nation. Chaffee County youth vaping rates are even higher – 44 percent of Chaffee County youth report that they have tried or are vaping.

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