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Dec 14, 2017

New Tool Maps the Highs and Lows of Energy Efficiency in Denver Buildings

Today, Denver’s Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) launched an interactive map showing how buildings across the city rank in terms of energy efficiency.

Dec 08, 2017

Public Invited to Neighborhood Climate and Health Forum Dec. 11

Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) is hosting Resilient Denver: Building Healthy Communities to Withstand Climate Change on Dec. 11 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Posner Center for International Development (1031 33rd St).

Dec 05, 2017

Infuzionz LLC Voluntarily Recalls Marijuana Product Due to Non-Food Grade Ingredients

Denver marijuana product manufacturer Infuzionz LLC, doing business as NectarBee, is voluntarily recalling a marijuana edible product due to the presence of potentially unsafe, non-food grade essential oils.

Dec 01, 2017

Rabid Raccoon Recently Confirmed in Denver

Denver Animal Protection reminds residents to ensure their pets are vaccinated as a rabid racoon has been found in Denver at the 4600 block of Sherman St.

Nov 20, 2017

Denver Environmental Health Restricts the Sale or Serving of Kratom for Human Consumption

Effective immediately, Denver Environmental Health (DEH), Public Health Inspections Division is restricting the sale or service of kratom for human consumption in Denver.

Nov 17, 2017

Free Film Screening and Climate Conversation Event on Nov. 20

Denver Environmental Health and the Sierra Club Colorado Chapter are hosting Denver on Climate: Film, Food & Conversation on Nov. 20 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the McNichols Building, 3rd floor (144 W Colfax Ave).

Nov 02, 2017

Denver Youth Artists Needed for La Alma Rec Center Project

Today, Denver youth are invited to contribute designs to a new mural at La Alma Recreation Center from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Denver’s Lincoln Park neighborhood.

Nov 01, 2017

Mandatory Benchmarking Ordinance Achieves 85 Percent Compliance Rate

Just under a year after passing Energize Denver, an ordinance that requires large commercial and multifamily building owners to measure and publicly report their building’s energy performance, Environmental Health staff reports 85% of buildings over 50,000 square feet are in compliance.

Nov 01, 2017

Denver Animal Shelter Offers Name Your Price on all Adult Pet Adoptions

Throughout the month of November, Denver Animal Shelter (DAS) is offering a Name Your Own Adoption Fee promotion for all adult (one-year and older) pets, including dogs, cats, rabbits, turtles and fish.

Oct 30, 2017

Denver Neighborhoods Invited to Apply for Sustainability Program

Denver Environmental Health is soliciting applications from residents and neighborhood organizations to join Denver’s Sustainable Neighborhoods Program. The program encourages and empowers residents to become active partners in making Denver a more vibrant and livable community.

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Denver Environmental Health partners with Dener Public Health to provide services related to birth and death certificates, clinical care, and educatinal opportunities, among others. 

Denver Office of Sustainability works to ensure policies and practices will protect the city's resources for the future.

Denver Public Health & Environment is a member of the Metro Denver Partnership for Health, a collaboration among the public health agencies serving the seven-county Denver metropolitan region made up of Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas and Jefferson Counties. Nearly 3 million Coloradans, 60 percent of the state’s population, live in the Metro region. The Partnership collaborates with regional leaders in health care, human services, behavioral health, environment, philanthropy, education, business, local government and others to achieve its goals of advancing health equity across the region. In 2016, the Partnership identified four priority areas of focus including data sharing, healthy eating and active living, behavioral health, and partner alignment and formalized its approach to collaboration in the Metro Denver Partnership for Health Roadmap. Download the Roadmap