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Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment News

COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT: Traveling? Check measles vaccination or immunity status

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment advises people who are traveling abroad, or to areas in the US with ongoing measles outbreaks, to ensure they are protected against this highly contagious illness.
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COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT: Colorado Senate confirms Colorado Board of Health members

The Colorado Senate confirmed six members of the Colorado Board of Health during the 2019 legislative session.
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COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT: State health department denounces Title X rule

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has denounced the new U.S. Department of Health and Human Services rule that makes substantive changes to the Title X Family Planning Program and jeopardizes access to critical reproductive health care services, including cancer screenings, for thousands of Coloradans.
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COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT: Teams selected for Colorado NextCycle Program

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has chosen nine teams for the Colorado NextCycle program.
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COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT: Work-related deaths in Colorado down slightly; construction fatalities increase

Work-related deaths in Colorado decreased slightly between 2016 and 2017, according to data released by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
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COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT: New tools help Coloradans keep their New Year’s resolution to quit smoking

Free web-based support and medications are helping Coloradans keep their New Year’s resolutions to quit smoking for good.
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COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT: Loan repayment program pays qualified loan debt for substance use disorder clinicians

The Colorado Health Service Corps has awarded $726,100 in student loan repayment funds to 17 substance use disorder health care professionals who will, in exchange, practice in some of Colorado’s most medically underserved communities for the next three years.
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COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT: Colorado public health agencies work to increase hepatitis A vaccination among high-risk populations

State and local public health agencies along the Front Range are working to increase hepatitis A vaccination and education among high-risk populations, including people experiencing homelessness and people who use street drugs.
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COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT: One month left for Colorado students to enter the 2019 National Radon Poster Contest

Colorado students interested in educating others about the dangers of radon, while also competing for a cash prize, have one month left to enter the 2019 National Radon Poster Contest.
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