Tri- County Health Department
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.
Health officials say a 53-year-old man from Adams County is the first confirmed fatal case of West Nile virus in the Denver metro area this year.
Colorado health officials have now confirmed two cases of measles in the Denver area in the first cases reported in the state since 2006.
The Tri-County Health Department has confirmed that 91 death certificates are lost.
Denver-area health officials say four Coloradans have been diagnosed with the West Nile virus.
With school starting soon, health care and immunizations are just as important as ever. Unfortunately, health care is very expensive, and many families are either under-insured or do not have health insurance at all. These five places offer low-cost options for immunizations and health care, and they offer care for all ages, including low-income seniors.
A woman from Adams County has died of hantavirus. It is the first fatal case of hantavirus in Colorado this year.
The state health department is warning patients of Dr. Stephen Stein they need to get tested for HIV and hepatitis after it says the dentist re-used syringes and needles from one patient to another.
The West Nile Virus has been detected in four Colorado counties.
Deputies in Adams County are trying to figure out how more than a dozen animals died.