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Traveling? Need a Typhoid or Hepatitis A Vaccine?

The Denver Public Health Travel Clinic offers a full-range of pre-travel services for international travelers including vaccinations and medical consultations. The Typhoid and Hepatitis A vaccines can help protect you from food and water borne illnesses during your trip. No need for an appointment - walk in today!

Denver Prevention Training Center Receives $5.25M Capacity Building Assistant Grant for High-Impact HIV Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently awarded the Denver Prevention Training Center, at Denver Public Health and Denver Health, a five-year, $5.25 million capacity building assistance grant to work with health care organizations and community health clinics throughout the nation to reduce HIV transmission rates by implementing best practices in HIV/STD screening, testing and treatment.

Founded in 1979, the Denver Prevention Training Center is one of the longest running grant programs at Denver Health. In the last seven years, its staff has trained 17,500 health professionals from 48 states. Its team will use this new funding to help health care organizations enhance their HIV prevention efforts with persons living with HIV and those at highest risk of infection. Additional details about this work is in the funding announcement.

TB Peers Honor Randall Reves, MD, with Prestigious National Award

Congratulations to Dr. Reves who recently received the fifth annual William Stead Clinician Award at the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association meeting. Recipients are nominated and selected by peers in the National Society of TB Clinicians in recognition of outstanding commitment and performance by a clinician providing tuberculosis care, leadership, or mentoring.

Dr. Reves has exemplified outstanding performance in all three of these areas during his career. Despite retiring in 2013, he continues to volunteer weekly as a clinician at the Denver Metro TB Clinic, was elected as the incoming president for the International Union against TB and Lung Disease, North American Region, and continues to be a mentor for Denver Public Health physicians and other physicians in Denver.

June Issue of Denver Vital Signs Now Available

The June issue of Denver Vital Signs has been published! This edition focuses on Prescription Drug Abuse and Overdose in Denver

Arthur Davidson, MD, Named One of 26 Smartest People in Health IT

We are proud to announce Dr. Davidson's acknowledgement as one of the health IT industry's brightest leaders by Becker's Hospital CIO. Dr. Davidson was honored for leading our Health Informatics Group, as well as for his work at Colorado's State and Regional Demonstration Project and Colorado Regional Health Information Organization (CORHIO).

Council District Level Health Reports

Denver Public Health and Denver Environmental Health released reports on the health of Denver’s residents within each City Council district. These reports document substantial disparities in a variety of health outcomes, such as premature death, teen birth, availability of health insurance, and use of tobacco. We hope these district-level reports help policy-makers and citizens work toward eliminating health disparities within Denver.

Denver's Department of Environmental Health

Denver's Department of Environmental Health (DEH) is dedicated to advancing Denver's environmental and public health goals. DEH works collaboratively with city, state and community partners to conduct education, community engagement, and enforcement to ensure healthy people, healthy pets, and a sustainable environment. Its mission is to create a city with a world class environment and healthy communities for all ages and incomes, and where the well-being of our pets also matters.