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Zika Virus

Zika is a virus spread to humans most commonly through a mosquito bite. Two types of mosquitos are known to transmit Zika. The yellow fever mosquito (Ae. aegypti) and the Asian tiger mosquito (Ae. albopictus). The yellow fever mosquito is more likely to transmit Zika. Zika can also be spread through unprotected sex, from pregnant women to her fetus, and likely, through blood transfusions. Click here to view full brochure…



Teens & Marijuana

While recreational marijuana is legal in Colorado for adults aged 21 years and older, it is still illegal for teenagers. Marijuana use or possession charges can have serious consequences for teens, ranging from suspension or expulsion from school to being denied Federal financial aid for college. Click here to view full brochure…