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Mar 6, 2020

Denver Identifies Two Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Cases in City

As of today, the City and County of Denver has identified two residents who have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, via the testing process overseen by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE). These individuals are considered “presumptive positive” until the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirm the cases. Both individuals are symptomatic and isolated, but do not require hospitalization at this time.

Mar 5, 2020

Update on COVID-19: Denver’s Response

To prevent potential further spread of COVID-19, the Denver Department of Public Health & Environment has issued orders to two companions of an individual who tested positive for the virus today in Colorado.

Feb 26, 2020

Denver Public Health & Environment Rolls Out Mobile Unit to Help Those in Need

Wellness Winnie, a mid-size Winnebago or recreational vehicle (RV), will make weekly scheduled trips across the city with an emphasis on underserved areas—Montbello, west and southeast Denver—to provide behavioral and support services for people living with substance misuse and other mental health conditions. Comparable services will also be offered outside the vehicle in a large enclosed, heated tent. And Wellness Winnie will work alongside other service organizations, as often as possible, to bring programming together in one place to make it easier for those who need help.

Feb 19, 2020

Denver Department of Public Health & Environment and Partners Host Tasting Event Featuring Food Most of Us Throw Away

The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE), the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Slow Food Denver will partner with Broadway Market restaurants tomorrow, Feb. 20, from 5-8 p.m. to showcase a tasting menu using frequently wasted ingredients.

Feb 18, 2020

Denver Public Health & Environment Names Best Restaurants for Food Safety Practices

The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) is here to help cut through hundreds of menus during the 16th Annual Denver Restaurant Week to single out the best choices for safe food operations.

 
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