Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment articles over last 30 days

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2014/07/23 14:13
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DENVER — A Colorado man is infected with the rarest and most fatal form of plague, an airborne version that can be spread through coughing and sneezing. It is the first case of pneumonic plague seen...
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2014/07/23 10:08
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County making progress on a larger septic waste treatment plant at landfillby Brent Gardner-Smith, Aspen Journalism Cathy Hall, the county’s solid waste manager, and Brian Pettit, the county’s public...
2014/07/22 23:17
2014/07/22 23:17
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DENVER (CBS4) – A company out of California that sells fruit in Colorado is voluntarily recalling whole peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots that have the potential to be contaminated with...
2014/07/22 15:29
2014/07/22 15:29
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LAKEWOOD — Electronic cigarettes and vaporizers, which have experienced an explosive growth in popularity in the last few years, are beginning to face stiff resistance in Colorado as an increasing...
2014/07/22 14:18
2014/07/22 14:18
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Ozone will add to the discomfort of another hot day Tuesday. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has issued an ozone action day alert for the Front Range Urban Corridor that will...
2014/07/22 00:02
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DENVER — If you’re coughing, sneezing or having a little trouble breathing easy today, the hazy skies could be the reason. Pollution and smoke from wildfires burning in Washington can impact your...
2014/07/19 07:09
2014/07/19 07:09
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Moffat and Routt counties are among the areas of Colorado seeing lower teenage birth rates, which have dropped significantly across the state during the past five years, an achievement state health...
2014/07/18 17:18
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The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said Friday that three additional cases of plague have been diagnosed in Colorado. The dog likely was exposed to a prairie dog or rabbit with...
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2014/07/17 16:26
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A resident of the Pony Estates neighborhood in Broomfield has tested positive for tularemia. Public health officials are warning people not to touch sick or dead wild animals because they could carry...
2014/07/17 16:18
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THORNTON — A community meeting Wednesday night to discuss a house explosion that killed a man last month took an unexpected turn when Thornton police annouced that the home's gas line was...
2014/07/17 15:03
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State officials credit the Colorado Family Planning Initiative with catalyzing a 40 percent drop in the teen birth rate from 2009 through 2013. In a news release last week, the state said the...
2014/07/16 23:18
2014/07/16 23:18
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Smoke from wildfires burning in the Pacific Northwest and western Canada is expected to bring haze to Colorado skies over the next few days, specifically to the Western Slope. The Colorado Department...
2014/07/16 03:21
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... a.m. The Canonland Walkers and Hikers will meet at Village Inn, 1837 Fremont Drive, to hike to St. Charles Peak (West Trail). Newcomers are welcome. Visit canonlandwalkershikers.org or call 276-0974...
2014/07/16 02:31
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DENVER — Air pollution is a health hazard, especially for those with asthma and other breaking problems. Experts say Colorado frequently exceeds national standards for ozone, and now scientists from...
2014/07/15 23:48
2014/07/15 23:48
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FORT COLLINS — The Larimer County Board of Health will present the 2014 Public Health Hero Award to Lee Thielen on Thursday. Thielen's career in public health includes positions addressing local,...
2014/07/15 16:27
2014/07/15 16:27
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Aggressive state and national programs supplying teens with long-term contraceptives have put a big dent in the teen birth rate, seemingly quieting what was once a loud policy debate. The success of...
2014/07/14 10:08
2014/07/14 10:08
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City received complaint about Aspen Ink, discovered store didn’t have business license A tattoo parlor in Aspen appears to have been abandoned after city officials received a complaint about...
2014/07/13 22:16
2014/07/13 22:16
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A rare airborne form of the plague that potentially can be spread through coughing and sneezing has infected a Colorado man, said state health officials who are searching for other possible cases...
2014/07/12 20:22
2014/07/12 20:22
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Colorado man diagnosed with PLAGUE after family dog drops dead This is the first case in the state since 2004 It is believed to have been transmitted by fleas A Colorado man has been diagnosed with...
2014/07/12 06:09
2014/07/12 06:09
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The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association will host a drop-in immunization clinic from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday at its Craig location at 745 Russell St. All recommended vaccines will...
2014/07/23 14:13
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