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Jun 28, 2018

Denver Releases Action Plan to Reduce Wasted Food, Feed More Residents in Need

– The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) announced today the release of its Food Action Plan, a set of strategic projects to increase food equity in the city.

Jun 25, 2018

Ensuring a Safe, Enjoyable July 4th for People and Pets

Fireworks will soon light up the sky across the Denver metro area in celebration of Independence Day. These dazzling displays are beautiful and thrilling for people but they’re not so fun for pets.

Jun 06, 2018

Denver Animal Protection Offers Free Adult Cat Adoptions in June

In honor of this month’s dinosaur-packed blockbuster sequel release, Denver Animal Protection (DAP) is waiving all adoption fees for cats one year and older.

Jun 01, 2018

Denver Animal Protection Warns Residents About Dangers of Leaving Pets Unattended in Hot Vehicles

As temperatures across Denver are expected to hit the high 80s today, Denver Animal Protection is reminding residents of the dangers of leaving pets unattended in hot vehicles.

Jun 01, 2018

Any Street Grocery Hosting Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Tomorrow city officials will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for Any Street Grocery (ASG), a mobile grocery store that provides Denver residents access to healthy and affordable foods. ASG is the first mobile market of its kind in the Denver area, and the ribbon cutting celebrates ASG expanding to other location stops.

May 24, 2018

Denver Medical Examiner Relocates to New, Larger Facility

Today Denver Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Mayor Brendan Hanlon, District 7 City Councilmember Jolon Clark, Department of Public Health & Environment Executive Director Bob McDonald, and Chief Medical Examiner James Caruso M.D., hosted the grand opening and ribbon cutting of the new Denver Office of the Medical Examiner located at 500 Quivas St.

May 24, 2018

Denver Medical Examiner Hosting Grand Opening Ceremony for New Facility

Today city officials will host the grand opening of the new, 29,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Denver Office of the Medical Examiner (OME) facility.

May 22, 2018

Denver Announces Pilot Program to Raise Awareness of Energy Costs in Homes

The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) is now offering free a Home Energy Score to sellers, buyers and recent owners with helpful information about a home’s estimated energy use and opportunities for savings and efficiency.

May 22, 2018

Denver Releases Needs Assessment on Opioid Use

Today, the Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) released the Denver Needs Assessment on Opioid Use, which was created using in-depth interviews with people who use opioids.

May 18, 2018

The Dab by Next Harvest Voluntarily Recalls Retail Marijuana and Retail Marijuana Products Due to Pesticide Residues and Presence of Yeast/Molds

A Denver marijuana business, ALCC LLC doing business as The Dab by Next Harvest, is voluntarily recalling retail marijuana products due to the presence of elevated yeast/mold counts and potentially unsafe pesticide residues.

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Denver Public Health & Environment is a member of the Metro Denver Partnership for Health, a collaboration among the public health agencies serving the seven-county Denver metropolitan region made up of Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas and Jefferson Counties. Nearly 3 million Coloradans, 60 percent of the state’s population, live in the Metro region. The Partnership collaborates with regional leaders in health care, human services, behavioral health, environment, philanthropy, education, business, local government and others to achieve its goals of advancing health equity across the region. In 2016, the Partnership identified four priority areas of focus including data sharing, healthy eating and active living, behavioral health, and partner alignment and formalized its approach to collaboration in the Metro Denver Partnership for Health Roadmap. Download the Roadmap  


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