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See the latest news, notices, and updates from the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment.

COVID-19 news and media resources

Stay up-to-date with the latest on COVID-19 in Colorado. You can find the following resources all in one place:

  • Press releases
  • Blog posts
  • New guidance
  • Communication materials

COVID-19 newsroom

Media contacts

Media only
 media_info@state.co.us
 303-900-2849 for COVID-19

 303-691-7870 for non-COVID

Non-COVID general questions
 cdphe.information@state.co.us
 303-692-2000

Jessica Bralish, Director of Communications
 Jessica.Bralish@state.co.us
 303-349-7527 (text messaging, preferred)

Gabi Johnston (for help with internal communications)
 Gabi.Johnston@state.co.us
 303-692-2007

Media contacts by division

Andrew Bare, Air Pollution Control Division
 Andrew.Bare@state.co.us
 303-692-3445 or 720-425-2736

Kirk Bol, Center for Health and Environmental Data
 Kirk.Bol@state.co.us
 303-692-2170

Mariah LaRue, Medical Marijuana Registry
 Mariah.Larue@state.co.us
 303-691-4013

Shannon Barbare, Disease Control and Environmental Epidemiology
 
Shannon.Barbare@state.co.us
 303-692-2036

 

Media line, Emergency Preparedness and Response
 303-691-7870

Media line, Environmental Health and Sustainability
 303-691-7870

Laura Dixon, Hazardous Materials and Waste Managment
 
Laura.Dixon@state.co.us
 703-835-5875

Alex Beyer, Office of Health Equity
 Alex.Beyer@state.co.us
 303-692-2087

Peter Myers, Health Facilities and Emergency Medical Services
 Peter.Myers@state.co.us
 303-692-2801

Media line, Laboratory Services
 303-691-7870

Vanessa Bernal, Prevention Services Division
 
Vanessa.Bernal@state.co.us
 303-692-2156

Erin Garcia, Water Quality Control Division
 Erin.Garcia@state.co.us
  303-242-6267
 

Press releases

January 21, 2022
REMOTE (Jan. 21, 2022): Coloradans cleaning up their homes after the Marshall Fire should continue to protect themselves and their families from chemicals that may be released into the indoor air from smoke-impacted furniture, walls, floors, and other surfaces, but levels of chemicals measured recently do not pose an immediate health risk.
January 14, 2022
REMOTE (Jan. 14, 2022): The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment today released the final version of its Climate Equity Framework, which lays out specific actions for CDPHE to guide the implementation of the state's ambitious air quality and climate policies and programs to advance equity and environmental justice. 
January 7, 2022
REMOTE (January 7, 2022) - The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) advises all Coloradans located in cities or towns impacted by the Marshall Fire to thoroughly flush all their water taps, including all faucets, shower, and bath spouts. Residents should flush with both hot and cold water. 
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