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CDPHE offering free breast and cervical cancer screenings

| Aug 3, 2022 | Colorado

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) launched a campaign on Monday to raise awareness of the Women’s Wellness Connection (WWC), a program offering free routine cancer screenings to women who qualify.      WWC offers testing, including mammograms and Pap or HPV tests, at more than 100...[ Read More ]

Colorado launches campaign to vaccinate young children against COVID-19

| Jul 6, 2022 | Colorado

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) launched a statewide campaign to vaccinate children as young as 6 months old on June 22nd after the FDA authorized vaccines for these children.     Last month, the FDA authorized emergency use of 2 vaccines for this age group, the...[ Read More ]

CDPHE to administer 300 doses of monkeypox vaccination this week

| Jul 5, 2022 | Colorado

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) announced on Friday that it plans to administer 300 doses of monkeypox vaccine throughout the Denver metropolitan area this week.     Those eligible for the vaccines are men aged 18 years and older who are gay, bisexual, or other men...[ Read More ]

CDPHE to update COVID-19 hospital reporting to include reason for hospitalization

| May 24, 2022 | Colorado

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment will update its hospital data to improve COVID-19 reporting among hospitalizations as part of today’s regular 4 p.m. data update. In order to improve data transparency and provide the public with better hospitalization information, CDPHE requested and began receiving additional data about COVID hospitalizations...[ Read More ]

CDPHE outlines their legislative priorities

| Mar 10, 2022 | Colorado

As the legislative session progresses, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) continues to focus on promoting the health of Coloradans through multiple different silos.   CDPHE recently told State of Reform about their legislative priorities for the 2022 session. These include modernizing air pollution reduction strategies, ensuring scalability...[ Read More ]

CDPHE allocates $1.8 million to increase access to naloxone in local communities

| Feb 4, 2022 | Colorado

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and Governor Jared Polis recently allocated $1.8 million for the Naloxone Bulk Purchase Fund to expand naloxone access. Naloxone is a life-saving treatment used to reverse an opioid overdose as it is happening. It helps keep someone experiencing an overdose stable...[ Read More ]