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605 Bannock Street
Denver, CO 80204-4507
(303) 602-3700
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William Burman, MD, Director
5280 "Top Doctor" in 2014 and 2013
(303) 602-3683

Judith Shlay, MD, Associate Director
5280 "Top Doctor" in 2014, 2013 and 2012

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Birth and Death Certificates at Denver Public Health is Moving!

In order to continue to meet the growing needs of our community, Birth and Death Certificates at Denver Public Health will move to a new location effective Monday, January 26.

This new space will offer:

  • Easy and quick, first-floor access
  • Convenient and central location
  • Additional free parking

Construction on this move is underway. Please keep an eye out for updates.

Quit Smoking in 2015!

Every January 1, people all over the world make New Year's resolutions. Is quitting smoking on your list? Quitting smoking is hard, and most try to quit several times before they succeed. There are steps you can take to improve your chances of quitting for good - and we can help!

December Issue of Denver Vital Signs

The December issue of Denver Vital Signs, focused on Teen Birth Rates in Denver, has been published!

It's Time to Get Your Annual Flu Shot

Everyone six months and older needs the flu vaccine every year to stay healthy. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, flu activity in the US is currently low. However, rates usually increase in October making now a good time to protect yourself against the flu by getting your annual flu shot from your primary care provider or an area drug store. Denver Public Health's Immunization Clinic has flu vaccine available, and can offer FluMist for age-appropriate patients. Please call (303) 602-3520 for more information.

Information about Ebola

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently confirmed the first travel-associated case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. We are saddened to learn of the patient's passing, and our thoughts are with his friends and family.

 The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is following CDC guidance in monitoring for Ebola in Colorado, and we are collaborating with both organizations to be prepared if a case should present in Denver. To date, there have been no cases of Ebola in Colorado.

Denver Public Health encourages residents and visitors to become more familiar with Ebola by reading our Ebola fact sheet. More information about Ebola is available from the CDC.

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.