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Denver Department of Public Heath and Environment

Denver Department of Public Heath and Environment
Denver Department of Public Heath and Environment

These 10 charts show why Colorado leaders decided to get tough on coronavirus vaccine mandates

The stagnation of COVID-19 vaccination rates, the delta variant’s surge and fears of a coming wave of deaths and hospitalizations all played a part

Coronavirus

Denver aims to raise awareness of steadily worsening air quality on the Front Range

Metro Denver has this year recorded the highest number of particulate warning days — the form of pollution exacerbated by wildfire smoke — in at least 10 years.

Health

Another outbreak: Trench fever spread by lice is found in Denver

Public health officials are trying to find a common thread among the four cases identified so far in Colorado. They occurred months apart, and the patients appear to have no connection other than having been homeless in the Denver area.

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As coronavirus cases rise, Colorado officials say contact-tracing efforts are keeping up, so far

Disease investigators are preparing for higher -- and more complex -- caseloads in the coming weeks

Coronavirus

Colorado public health agencies are alerting law enforcement about people with coronavirus

The Colorado Sun learned the practice is or was being carried out in at least six counties in the state. The ACLU of Colorado is worried about the protection of the information and the chilling effect it could have.

Coronavirus

Homeless shelters and health officials scramble for a plan as coronavirus spreads in Colorado

Health officials are encouraging individuals with coronavirus symptoms to get tested and self quarantine. But what happens when you don’t have a home?

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