Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
New statistics released Thursday show that Colorado's vaccination rates for kindergarteners have worsened for some key immunizations. Critics say Polis' efforts don't go far enough.
Colorado is creating a network of doctors to diagnose child abuse and keep kids from slipping through the safety netBy Jennifer Brown Health Primary category in which blog post is published
Tiny Branson has plenty of water. But like other small rural delivery systems in Colorado, it must find a way to meet new state standards.By Kevin Simpson Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published
Local plants vow to minimize coal-ash contamination to meet new EPA rules; report finds cases much worse in other states
A little-known Colorado law written to protect recycling stands is in the way of cities that want to outlaw straws, plastic grocery bags and Styrofoam containers
Some Colorado towns got fed up waiting for the state to crack down on youth sales. They're not waiting for history to repeat itself.
The state adopted the rule to help clean up the air quality and save on fuel, but it adds extra cost to new cars starting in 2022
The legislature denied them four times, so transgender people found another way to rewrite Colorado law on birth certificates
Current Colorado law -- the one transgender advocates have tried to change the last four years -- requires a person to have gender-reassignment surgery and prove it to a judge before asking to change the gender marker on a birth certificate
A record-setting 36,000 cases of STDs were reported in Colorado last year
Coloradans produced a record 9.3 million tons of trash last year. Only 12 percent of it was recycled.
Colorado's recycling rate has flat lined at about a third of the national average
Here’s what the missed mark means for Coloradans in the nine-county region to be sniffing 75 to 80 parts per billion of ozone pollution
“He seemed to have it all”: Arapahoe High School senior’s suicide rattles emotionally fatigued, frightened community
Colorado’s teen suicide rates have reached a “crisis” level