Press Release

State launches innovative campaign focused on the power of connection to improve the health of Colorado youth

REMOTE, Sept. 3, 2020 – The State of Colorado is launching an innovative marketing and outreach campaign to support a healthier generation of Coloradans. This campaign will promote healthy behaviors among youth by focusing on a key goal: connected relationships..

CDPHE releases latest Healthy Kids Colorado Survey data


Data show most youth participating in healthy behaviors, holding steady with 2017 data

DENVER (August 3, 2020) — Today, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) released the latest statewide and regional results from the bi-annual statewide Healthy Kids Colorado Survey (HKCS), the state’s only comprehensive survey on the health and well-being of young people, in middle school and high school.

Governor signs bill providing Colorado with new resources to improve air quality

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.