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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.

Nov 09, 2016

Medicinal Wellness Center LLC Voluntarily Recalls Marijuana and Concentrates Due to Pesticide Residues

A Denver marijuana cultivation business, Medicinal Wellness Center LLC, is voluntarily recalling marijuana and marijuana concentrates due to the presence of potentially unsafe pesticide residues.

Oct 18, 2016

Environmental Health Announces New Product Labeling and Manufacturing Requirements for Kratom Products

Health department lifts holds with additional public health controls in place

Oct 17, 2016

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.

Oct 12, 2016

Denver reminds residents of open burning ban to protect air quality

As cooler weather arrives in Denver, Denver Environmental Health and Denver Fire Department would like to remind residents about Denver’s open burning ban, which restricts the use of any solid fuel, including fire-logs, coal, wood, and the use of portable fire pits and chimineas.

Sep 22, 2016

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

The Rocky Mountain Climate Organization 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, without significant global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Sep 06, 2016

Denver Environmental Health issues Consumer Advisory for Kratom Products

Denver's Department of Environmental Health is issuing a consumer safety advisory regarding the use of kratom, an herbal drug made from the leaf of a tree grown in Southeast Asia.

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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