Department Of Public Health And Environment
Colorado health officials are launching a diabetes prevention campaign for people covered by Medicaid, a state and federal health care program for low-income residents.
A Colorado task force is recommending that local governments be given a consulting role on some decisions about the location of large oil and gas facilities.
The state has awarded $9.5 million in grants for 15 drinking water and wastewater systems in small communities.
Three more people have become ill from the plague in Colorado.
State officials say Colorado health-care facilities are doing better in meeting national standards for infection rates.
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.
The flu is hitting Colorado with dozens of people hospitalized, and now one death has been reported.
The American Civil Liberties Union accused a Durango hospital Wednesday of illegally telling doctors they cannot discuss abortion with a patient, even if pregnancy threatens her life.
Auditors say a dozen physicians have issued half of the medical marijuana recommendations in Colorado and that the state is not providing enough oversight so only qualified individuals get referrals to use the drug.
Colorado health officials are reporting nearly twice as many outbreaks of a gastrointestinal illness as normal for this time of year.