DENVER, March 7: To be transparent and clarify the flow of information during the COVID-19 response, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment outlined guidance today for local public health agencies.
Six additional presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 identified in Colorado, at least five have recently traveled internationally
DENVER, March 6: The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s state lab had six additional presumptive positive tests today; at least five of the cases had an international travel history.
DENVER, March, 6: The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment today announced a $9 million settlement to resolve air pollution violations at the Suncor refinery in Commerce City. The package of penalties and funding for community environmental projects, totaling $4.05 million, is the largest payment to resolve air quality violations that Colorado has ever required for a single facility.
DENVER (March 5): Today, Gov. Polis and state health officials announced Colorado’s first presumptive positive case of COVID-19, as well as a subsequent second case.
DENVER (March 5, 2020): The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is reporting that the state laboratory has a positive test result for COVID-19 today. The case presented itself in a male in his 30s, who had contact with a known case of COVID-19.
Denver, March 2, 2020: The State Laboratory at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment can now test for COVID-19. Prior to now, testing had only been done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The test will be used for people who meet the criteria for COVID-19 testing only; it is not available to the general public.
DENVER (Feb. 20): Officials from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment are following through on newly enacted laws that position Colorado to lead the nation on pursuing actions to reverse the impacts of climate change.
Office of the Attorney General, State Health Department remind Coloradans to obtain birth certificates through approved partners
Feb. 11, 2020 (DENVER, Colo.): Due to recent scams involving third-party vendors that claim to provide certified copies of birth certificates and other official documents at a fee, the StopFraud Colorado program in the Attorney General’s Office and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s Vital Records Section remind consumers to order birth certificates or other vital records through approved channels only.
State of Colorado pilot program connects breweries and cannabis cultivators to capture and reduce greenhouse gas emissions
The legal marijuana industry is a large market for carbon dioxide consumption, as carbon dioxide is used to grow product in a condensed time span and increase yields. Carbon dioxide is a key component in the cannabis plant growth process as the plant translates light into the energy needed for growth.
Denver, Jan. 28: The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment received confirmation from CDC last night that the third test for the novel coronavirus was negative. The department continues to believe the current health risk is low for novel coronavirus in Colorado.