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Mar 21, 2017

Denver Achieves National Public Health Accreditation

The City & County of Denver, Department of Environmental Health and Denver Public Health today announced the achievement of national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board.

Mar 17, 2017

2017 Denver Healthy Communities Awards Finalists Announced

Today, Denver Environmental Health announced the six finalists for the 2017 Denver Healthy Communities Awards. First launched in 2015, the Healthy Communities Awards (HCA) are intended to recognize individuals, as well as public, private, and community organizations working to promote public health and environmental sustainability.

Jan 20, 2017

Hidden Sugar campaign seeks to educate parents about high sugar content in juice and soda

The Healthy Beverage Partnership, a grant-funded collaboration made up of six Colorado local county health agencies, is promoting a new campaign aimed at educating parents and caregivers about the harmful effects of sugar.

Jan 19, 2017

GMC LLC Voluntarily Recalls Medical and Recreational Marijuana and Products Due to Pesticide Residues

A Denver marijuana cultivation business GMC LLC, doing business as Green Man Cannabis, is voluntarily recalling marijuana and marijuana products due to the presence of potentially unsafe pesticide residues.

Jan 10, 2017

Denver Solicits Nominations for Healthy Communities Awards

Nominations for Outstanding Leaders in Public and Environmental Health Accepted through Feb. 17

Dec 20, 2016

Sustainable Neighborhoods Program Welcomes La Alma Lincoln Park

Denver Environmental Health’s Sustainable Neighborhood Program is excited to announce the addition of the La Alma Lincoln Park neighborhood to the program.

Dec 19, 2016

City Council Passes Multi-family and Commercial Building Efficiency Ordinance

Denver City Council tonight unanimously passed an ordinance aimed at reducing energy use in the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions by requiring energy benchmarking and transparency in multi-family and commercial buildings.

Dec 07, 2016

Denver Animal Protection Reminds Residents to Ensure Pets are Protected when Temperatures Drop

As the Denver Metro area braces for several days of bitter cold, Denver Animal Protection reminds residents to ensure pets are protected from the elements. Failing to do so could have dire consequence for pets, and result in a Cruelty to Animals or Animal Neglect charge, up to a $999 fine and/or a year in jail for the owner.

Nov 30, 2016

Denver Achieves its Second Major Milestone in Global Effort to End AIDS Epidemic

Just over a year after Mayor Michael B. Hancock signed the Paris Declaration to join the global effort to end the AIDS Epidemic by 2030, Denver has achieved the second of three major milestones set as part of the United Nations 90-90-90 targets.

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