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Aug 5, 2020

Temporary Access Restriction Around Morey Middle School

DDPHE statement about Temporary Access Restriction Around Morey Middle School

Aug 3, 2020

Denver Increases Enforcement of Public Health Orders

The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE), along with deputies from the Denver Sheriff Department, teamed up over the weekend to successfully enforce COVID-19 public health orders.

Jul 31, 2020

Denver Steps Up its Enforcement of Public Health Orders

The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) joins forces with the Denver Sheriff Department to increase its enforcement of the public health order, including the face covering order.

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. Fatal overdoses are increasing in Denver, especially those linked to fentanyl. A recent comparison of January to May 2019 overdose fatalities within the same time period in 2020 showed a 282 percent increase in fentanyl-related overdose fatalities.

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.

 
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