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Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

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Colorado Flu Peaked In January, New Cases Still Reported

State health officials say flu-related hospitalizations peaked in early January but new cases are still being reported.

02/13/2014

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Flu Hitting Colorado Harder Than Last Year

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says the number of hospitalizations because of the flu this season so far is in the hundreds.

12/31/2013

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As Feds Release Report On ‘Spice,’ Local Concerns About Drug Continue

A federal report was released Thursday on the synthetic drug that likely made more than 200 people sick.

12/13/2013

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Task Force Wants Parents Educated Before Opting Out Of Flu Shots

The decision to vaccinate a child is a personal one, but in New York City the health board recently passed a mandatory flu shot plan for some children under six.

12/11/2013

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Lafayette Lifts Boil Water Order For Indian Peaks Subdivision

The city of Lafayette has lifted a boil water notice for a portion of the Indian Peaks Subdivision after a water sample tested positive for E. coli.

10/12/2013

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Indian Peaks Subdivision On Boil Water Notice After E.coli Detected

The City of Lafayette placed a portion of the Indian Peaks Subdivision on a boil water notice Friday night after a water sample tested positive for E.coli.

10/11/2013

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Fight The Flu Now, Don’t Wait To Get The Shot

Fight the flu now. Don’t wait to get your flu shot. That’s advice from health experts on this year’s flu season.

09/25/2013

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Feds Probe Likely Synthetic Pot Outbreak In Colorado

A federal team has arrived in Colorado to help investigate hospital reports that synthetic marijuana is to blame for scores of recent illnesses and possibly three fatalities in Denver and Colorado Springs.

09/10/2013

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Colorado Toxicology Lab’s Work Holding Up In Retests

The Colorado health department says independent tests so far have confirmed the reliability of blood-alcohol testing by a state toxicology lab, which suspended blood-alcohol and -drug testing after a report raised questions about its work.

08/19/2013

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Voluntary Recall From Boulder Nut Butter Company

A Boulder-based food manufacturer has issued a voluntary recall of some lots of maple almond butter and chocolate hazelnut butter because of metallic fragments.

08/19/2013

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