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Important Facts About Ebola

We are saddened by the loss of Thomas Eric Duncan. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family, his healthcare providers and the entire Dallas community. Some important facts to remember about Ebola:

  • Ebola cannot be spread through the air or by simply touching someone infected
  • Ebola is only spread by direct contact with blood or body fluids of an infected person
  • Those infected with Ebola transmit the virus only once the symptoms appear
  • While this is the largest outbreak to date, the incidents of Ebola are relatively rare

For more information, please review our Fact Sheet


Medicaid Expansion Means More Patients Have Insurance

Denver Health is experiencing improved financial stability as previously uninsured patients gain coverage through the ACA


September 13 is Colorado Sepsis Awareness Day

In recognition of the deadly impact of sepsis, Governor John Hickenlooper declared September 13, 2014 to be "Colorado Sepsis Awareness Day."


Information about Enterovirus-D68

An increasing number of children in the Denver area have recently come down with a severe respiratory illness called enterovirus-D68. Denver Public Health, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are working together to determine the extent of the illness and to prevent additional children from getting sick. Visit our Denver Public Health enterovirus webpage for more information, including a fact sheet and tips and on prevention.

Denver Health Opens 16th School Based Health Center in Southeast Denver

Denver Health, in collaboration with Denver Public Schools and Jewish Family Service, opened the 16th school-based health clinic yesterday at Thomas Jefferson High School, located at 3950 South Holly Street in Denver.