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Jul 22, 2020

DDPHE and Denver Police Issue Warning: Fentanyl in Denver: Be Careful!

The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) and the Denver Police Department (DPD) are warning the public about an extremely potent and dangerous drug found in Denver.

Jul 7, 2020

Denver Animal Protection Warns of Dangers of Leaving Pets in Hot Vehicles

Temperatures across metro Denver climb close to the century mark each day this week—so Denver Animal Protection (DAP) is reminding drivers to never leave their pets alone in vehicles.

Jul 2, 2020

Denver Announces the Denver Emergency Food Relief Fund

The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) announced today the creation of a rapid response grant program to provide meals and groceries to Denver residents affected by COVID-19. The Denver Emergency Food Relief Fund will assist nonprofit organizations, including food pantries, faith-based organizations, and emergency food providers, in distributing food to seniors, those with disabilities, people with underlying health conditions and families or households where a member has contracted the COVID-19 virus.

Jun 30, 2020

Noise Variance Request for Nighttime Work on I-70

Denver’s Board of Public Health & Environment has received a request from Kiewit Infrastructure Company for a variance to Denver’s Noise Ordinance (Chapter 36 of the Denver Revised Municipal Code) associated with planned nighttime work through 2022 on portions of I-70 that pass through Denver.

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.

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