Colorado’s Public & Environmental Health Improvement Plan for 2024

The department's roadmap through 2024 on key issues such as pandemic response, health equity, improving air quality, mental health, and other priorities.


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COVID-19 in Colorado

Getting vaccinated, wearing a mask if unvaccinated, washing your hands, and getting tested if you have symptoms are crucial to stopping the spread.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDPHE, and local public health officials are currently monitoring cases of monkeypox in the United States.

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  Volunteers needed for new task force

  Apply to be on the Task Force for Intoxicating Hemp and Tetrahydrocannabinol Products    

 The new task force is charged with creating a report for the General Assembly about intoxicating hemp products. CDPHE is convening the task force in coordination with the Department of Agriculture and the State Licensing Authority.


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Board and commissions

Rulemaking boards and commissions, committees, regulations, and annual regulatory documents.

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Medical marijuana registry  

Apply for a card, update registration, create a caregiver account, register as a provider.

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CDPHE data

Publications, reports, registries and vital statistics, and local-level data and resources.

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Birth, death, other vital records

Order, correct or change birth, death, and other certificates, search records, report an adoption, and report a lost or stolen certificate.

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Funding opportunities

Funds, grants, rebates, financial assistance, and other funding opportunities.

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Lab services

Register for LabOnline account, place order, retrieve tests, check results, drop off samples.

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2019-2023CDPHE strategic plan


2019-2023 Strategic Plan 

Our strategic priorities represent a short- and long-term plan for ensuring the wellbeing of Coloradans. 

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Greenhouse Gas Pollution Reduction Roadmap

The roadmap will establish the 2005 greenhouse gas pollution baseline, assess the effects of recent legislative and administrative policy changes, and evaluate additional pathways to ensure timely progress toward the state's greenhouse gas pollution reduction goals.

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Advance care planning

Who would you want to speak for you if you were to become seriously ill? Advance care planning allows you to make decisions about future medical care if you are ever unable to talk about your own health care choices. 

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Advancing health equity

Equity is when everyone, regardless of who they are or where they come from has the opportunity to thrive. This requires eliminating barriers like poverty and repairing injustices in systems such as education, health, criminal justice, and transportation.

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