Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Deer mice carry hantavirus (credit: cdphe.state.co.us)

Hantavirus Case Reported In Garfield County

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says a Garfield County resident has the first confirmed case of hantavirus in the state this year.

04/22/2014

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Colorado Teen Driving Alliance Reminds Parents To Get Involved

Coinciding with Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the Colorado Teen Driving Alliance (CTDA) is reminding parents of their important role urging their teens to drive safely.

04/11/2014

New website answers questions about legalized marijuana (credit: CBS)

Want To Know More About Pot In Colorado? Find Answers Online

Retail pot sales are booming in Colorado but not everyone knows what the laws are surrounding legalized marijuana. Now there’s a website dedicated to answering your questions.

03/20/2014

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Medication Disposal Program Passes Colorado House

People with unused prescription medications will be encouraged to dispose them at approved locations under a bill that passed the Colorado House.

03/19/2014

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Roads Closed In Southeast Colorado Due To Dust Storm

The Colorado Department of Transportation had to close roads in southeast Colorado due to low visibility caused by a dust storm that’s been blamed for accidents.

03/18/2014

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Colorado Panel OKs New Oil & Gas Drilling Rules

State health officials approved a sweeping plan Sunday to reduce air pollution from oil and gas drilling, including the nation’s first statewide limit on methane emissions.

02/23/2014

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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

Flu shot (credit: CBS)

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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