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Need to report a single case of COVID-19 in an employee?

The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE), Denver’s local public health department, is coordinating with local, state, and federal agencies as well as other local partners to provide accurate information about COVID-19. We are continually augmenting the City of Denver’s response plans for COVID-19 and taking measures to reduce local transmission, share resources, and provide accurate communication.

Please review and adhere to these requirements in the event of a single suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19 in an employee.


Need to report a COVID-19 outbreak?

The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment and Denver Public Health are committed to collaborating with local businesses and organizations to investigate and control COVID-19 outbreaks.

To report an outbreak of COVID-19 (2 or more cases) in a Denver workplace or organization, please complete our online form. We will review the information submitted, and you or the workplace will be contacted by a representative within 24 hours to discuss the next steps.

If you have urgent questions or need immediate assistance before we follow-up, please email ddpheoutbreak@denvergov.org or call 3-1-1 (720-913-1311).

Need to report a single case of COVID-19 in a school or child care setting?

The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE), Denver’s local public health department, is coordinating with local, state, and federal agencies as well as other local partners to provide accurate information about COVID-19. We are continually augmenting the City of Denver’s response plans for COVID-19 and taking measures to reduce local transmission, share resources, and provide accurate communication.

Please review and adhere to these requirements in the event of a single suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19 in a school or child care setting.

Use this worksheet to determine the next steps for isolating staff, students and children with confirmed and suspected COVID-19 cases. 

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Public Health Investigations (PHI) empowers Denver’s communities to live better, longer by ensuring that food service establishments, child care facilities, residential health, noise, lead, body art establishments, marijuana businesses, pools, and syringe access programs are complying with applicable laws while providing public education to consumers and technical assistance to businesses. PHI is committed to resolving situations posing the greatest risk to public health and prioritizes customer responsiveness, industry partnerships and training efforts through regular inspections and assessments.

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The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) mission is to empower Denver’s communities to live better, longer. The Public Health Investigations Division, a division of DDPHE, meets this mission by educating people who work in regulated industries and settings, investigating public health hazards, and enforcing public health laws. It is our goal to serve all citizens and customers with respect, transparency and professionalism in a timely manner. Your feedback is critical in helping us achieve our goals. Please take a moment to complete the PHI Customer Service Survey below.

 

Inspection Hours

Summer Hours (April through October):

Monday – Friday
7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
 

Winter Hours (November through March):

Monday – Friday
7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

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Contact the Public Health Investigations Division

101 W Colfax Ave., 8th Floor 
Denver, CO 80202 
720-913-1311
Fax: 720-865-5534 
phicomments@denvergov.org


Need to file a complaint?

Complaints can be filed with the Public Health Investigations Division for issues related to :

  • Food Safety & Regulated Food Facilities
  • Foodborne Illness (Submit Online)
  • Residential Housing
  • Body Art
  • Swimming Pools
  • Lead Poisoning
  • Child Care 
  • Noise

An investigator will follow up with you to let you know the outcome of the investigation.

Please note that most complaints, as well as other inspection records and reports we generate, are considered public records.


To report child abuse or neglect:

Please call 720-944-3000 to be connected to the statewide Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline. 

 

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Media Relations

Ann Cecchine-Williams
Interim Communications Director
720-865-5427

Tammy Vigil
Manager of Media Relations
720-865-8848

 


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