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This Year’s Theme: “Healthy Counties, Healthy Families”

Bernalillo County – April is National County Government Month — an opportunity for Bernalillo County to highlight the programs and services it provides to residents who live in the state’s largest county.

This year’s theme is “Healthy Counties, Healthy Families.” Each week in April, the county will showcase programs and services that demonstrate the county’s commitment to addressing the community’s health-related needs.

There will be activities and public events that raise awareness about health in the following areas: Financial and occupational health, physical and intellectual health, behavioral health and community health.

Schedule of Public Events

Economic Development Summit / April 4 / 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. South Valley Multipurpose Senior Center/ 2008 Larrazolo Road SW: County’s Economic Development & Cultural Services Department is teaming up with community business partners to provide business development information, including the opportunity to apply for micro-loans. Call 505.468.7818 to register. It’s free.
“Feria De Salud” (Free Healthcare Day) / April 14 /10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m./National Hispanic Cultural Center/1701 4th St. SW: Bernalillo County will have a booth at the health fair, providing information about county health programs and services.
Shadow a Commissioner/ April 10/One Civic Plaza NW: High School students will shadow commissioners to learn more about county government, including attending the County Commission meeting.

In addition to the public events, county employees and members of the community will participate in several activities that spotlight county open space programs, substance abuse treatment facilities, Earth Day activities and more. A complete list of County Government Month activities is available at: www.bernco.gov

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Tia Bland

Bernalillo County Public Information Director

One Civic Plaza, NW – 10th Floor

Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102

Office: 505-468-7026

Mobile: 505-225-6212