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Jun 08, 2017

Newly Released Climate Analysis Projects Denver Metro Area Expected to Experience More 100 Degree Days

The Rocky Mountain Climate Organization (RMCO) today released a new climate analysis that projects the Denver metro area will see an increase in the frequency and extent of extreme heat days by mid-century, and even larger increases later, without significant global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Jun 07, 2017

Denver Animal Shelter Hosts Second Annual YogaAdoptables: Yoga and Cats

Denver Animal Shelter will host the second annual YogaAdoptables: Yoga and Cats, a series of “purrfect” events featuring a yoga class and adoptable cats roaming and performing their own moves.

Jun 01, 2017

Denver Animal Shelter Offers Additional Vaccination Clinics Throughout June

As the number of rabid skunk cases found in Denver and across the metro area continues to increase, Denver Animal Shelter (DAS) is offering additional clinics throughout June to help ensure pets are protected.

May 10, 2017

Denver Health's Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center Partners with Denver's Department of Environmental Health to Launch Marijuana Health & Safety Line (877-741-3777)

Pilot project intended to provide a centralized call center for health questions related to marijuana use

May 05, 2017

Fourth Rabid Skunk Recently Confirmed in Denver

Denver Animal Protection reminds residents to ensure pets are vaccinated.

Apr 20, 2017

Denver Celebrates 47th Anniversary of Earth Day

Denver Environmental Health is commemorating this important day by hosting is annual Earth Day Denver event on April 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wellington Webb Building Atrium (201 W. Colfax Ave).

Apr 19, 2017

Denver Solicits Applications for Sustainable Neighborhoods Program

Denver Environmental Health is soliciting applications from residents and neighborhood organizations to join Denver’s Sustainable Neighborhoods Program.

Apr 14, 2017

Mountain Medicines Recalls Medical Marijuana Infused-Products due to Pesticide Residues

A Denver marijuana manufacturing business, Claudette Homegrown LLC, doing business as Mountain Medicines, is voluntarily recalling some medical marijuana-infused edible products.

Apr 04, 2017

2017 Denver Healthy Communities Awards Winners Announced

The 2017 Healthy Communities Awards recipients are: Denver Food Rescue (Innovation Category), Work Options for Women (Compliance Category), Metro Caring (Good Neighbor Category).

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