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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.

Sep 01, 2016

Denver Partners with Energy Efficiency Business Coalition to Help Residents Purchase Energy Efficient Heating and Cooling Systems

Denver Environmental Health and the Energy Efficiency Business Coalition today launched a limited-time group buy discount offer that will make it easier and more affordable for Denver residents to purchase energy efficient furnaces and/or AC units.

Aug 01, 2016

Great American Beer Festival Achieves Certifiably Green Denver Event Certification

The country’s largest ticketed beer festival, the Great American Beer Festival has been recognized with Certifiably Green Denver certification for the first time in its 35-year history.

Jul 22, 2016

Denver Achieves First Major Milestone in Global Effort to End HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Less than a year after becoming only the fourth U.S. city to sign on to a global effort to end the AIDS Epidemic by 2030, Denver has become among the first cities in North America to attain the first major milestone of the United Nations 90-90-90 targets of having 90 percent of people living with HIV know their HIV status.

 
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Ann Cecchine-Williams
Interim Communications Director
720.865.5427
Ann.Cecchine-Williams@denvergov.org

Jeremy C. Garland
Marketing Communications
720.865.8848
Jeremy.Garland@denvergov.org


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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 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  


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