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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
 303-900-2849 for COVID-19

 303-691-7870 for non-COVID

Non-COVID general questions

Jessica Bralish, Director of Communications
 303-349-7527 (text messaging, preferred)

Gabi Johnston (for help with internal communications)

Media contacts by division

Andrew Bare, Air Pollution Control Division
 303-692-3445 or 720-425-2736

Kirk Bol, Center for Health and Environmental Data

Mariah LaRue, Medical Marijuana Registry

Shannon Barbare, Disease Control and Environmental Epidemiology


Media line, Emergency Preparedness and Response

Media line, Environmental Health and Sustainability

Laura Dixon, Hazardous Materials and Waste Managment

Alex Beyer, Office of Health Equity

Peter Myers, Health Facilities and Emergency Medical Services

Media line, Laboratory Services

Vanessa Bernal, Prevention Services Division

MaryAnn Nason, Water Quality Control Division

Press releases

May 18, 2021
REMOTE, May 18, 2021: A squirrel tested positive for plague in El Paso County last week, and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment reminds residents that it’s not uncommon for plague to be present this time of year.
May 13, 2021
(REMOTE: May 13, 2021): Starting tomorrow (May 14), the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment will station the Colorado Air Monitoring Mobile Lab (CAMML) at Eagle Pointe Recreation Center in Commerce City.
May 2, 2021
REMOTE (May 20): Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment today presented a proposal for new rules that aim to reduce vehicle traffic in Colorado, cut emissions of greenhouse gases and other pollutants, and improve air quality in the state.

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