DENVER: After a squirrel tested positive for plague in Jefferson County last week, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment reminds residents that it’s not uncommon for plague to be present this time of year, and simple precautions can keep the risk of transmission to humans very low.
DENVER (June 30, 2020): Governor Polis today signed into law Senate Bill 20-204, enhancing the state’s ability to improve air quality and protect public health and the environment by providing the Department of Public Health and Environment’s Air Pollution Control Division with new resources for monitoring, inspection, and enforcement.
DENVER, June 23, 2020: The state announced the results of a project that tested water statewide for PFAS, pervasive chemicals that originate from toxic firefighting foam and other sources.
DENVER: The U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado granted the State of Colorado a stay on implementing changes to the federal Waters of the United States rule.
GLENDALE (June 3, 2020) - State risk assessors recently completed a health consultation about air quality near Bella Romero Academy 4-8 Campus, assessing levels of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) measured late last year.
The State of Colorado is welcoming home 39 cruise ship passengers who have been under U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) quarantine since their ship docked in California on March 9.
CDPHE strongly advises all visitors and residents of Eagle, Summit, Pitkin, and Gunnison counties to minimize social contact
DENVER, March 15, 2020: Due to extensive spread of COVID-19 in a number of mountain resort communities, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) strongly recommends that anyone who lives in or has visited those communities in the past week minimize their contact with other people, in order to reduce the spread of the virus.
DENVER, March 15, 2020: The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) confirmed 30 new positive cases in Colorado, based on overnight test results.
Public health alert for people who visited Colorado Springs Bridge Center from late February to early March and may have been exposed to COVID-19
DENVER, March 14, 2020: El Paso County Public Health (EPCPH) has learned that the woman who died from COVID-19 on March 13 attended bridge games at Colorado Springs Bridge Center from Feb. 27 through March 3.
Drive-up testing site will close for the day because of high volume. People who need COVID-19 tests can obtain them through private providers
DENVER, March 14, 2020: Due to high-volume, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has closed the drive-up testing site at the Denver Coliseum for the rest of the day today, Saturday, March 14. The line was cut off at 200 cars today.