Office of Gun Violence Prevention grant funding now available to help reduce violence in Colorado communities
CDPHE offers low-cost test kits to protect families (including pets!)
Health department leads Colorado agencies in gathering feedback to enhance local and state coordination to reduce pollution and invest in energy infrastructure
REMOTE (December 23, 2022): In collaboration with several state agencies, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s Air Pollution Control Division has published a report following its statewide climate change listening tour.
CDPHE partners with the Colorado School of Public Health to create gun violence prevention resource bank
REMOTE (Dec. 21.
Parents and guardians should call their child’s doctor if they have new or worsening symptoms during any illness
STATEWIDE (Dec. 15, 2022) — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is monitoring an increase in pediatric hospitalizations caused by group A strep.
State health department moves forward with rules to make more zero-emission trucks available and save Coloradans money
Air Pollution Control Division expects program to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions and other emissions that contribute to ozone pollution
REMOTE (December 14, 2022): The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s Air Pollution Control Division is moving to ensure there are even more zero-emission trucks available in Colorado. The division has requested a hearing on a statewide clean truck sales standard and an emissions rule with the Air Quality Control Commission.
STATEWIDE (Dec. 8, 2022) — Holiday gatherings are reaching their annual peak and so are respiratory infections. Current influenza hospitalizations rates are higher at this time of year than any season in the previous decade.
Funding now available to expand programs to reduce overdoses, deaths, and criminal incarceration due to drug use