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November 2019 Update

Greetings from Public Health,

In prevention news this past month: The Pinedale Town Council voted 5-0  to approve a one year ban on the sale of flavored vape juice within the Pinedale town limits. This came one week after the Boulder Store voluntarily removed all flavored vape juice from its shelves. If you support these efforts to keep kids from getting hooked on nicotine, please thank the Boulder Store owners, Burke and Ruth Steele; Mayor Matt Murdock and the Pinedale Town Council;  and the County Commissioners for their extraordinary leadership on this issue and for standing up for children’s health. Sublette is the only county in Wyoming with an official county resolution to oppose the sale of flavored vape juice, and Pinedale is the only town in Wyoming with a temporary ban. And how about these amazing Sublette business owners?

For more on the past month in prevention please come to lunch on Thursday November 14.

Upcoming meetings and events for November:

Tuesday Nov 12: Opiates and Other Drugs Task Force meets at  BOCES in Room 148. 12 - 1 pm. Lunch provided. Agenda is attached.

Thursday Nov 14:  Sublette Prevention Coalition Lunch at BOCES in Room 148. 12 - 1 pm Lunch ready to serve at 11:45, meeting begins at 12. Agenda attached. 

Monday Nov 18: Special edition of the Suicide Prevention Task Force to learn about the Title 25 (emergency detention) process. St. Andrew’s Church, downstairs. 8 - 9 am.

Tuesday Nov 19: QPR Suicide Prevention trainings at Pinedale Medical Clinic and Marbelton Clinic for clinic staff. 

Saturday Nov 23: International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day, Pinedale Library Lovatt Room 11 am - 1 pm. Film,  food, and support. Clergy and counselors will be present.

Thank you to all of you for continuing to show up for this amazing community. Please RSVP if you are coming for lunch.

Have a great November and pray for snow!


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