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How to Celebrate Thanksgiving Safely During the COVID-19 Pandemic

November 20, 2020
Update 11/20/2020: Due to a spike in COVID-19 cases in Colorado and nationwide, Denver Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

How to Prevent the Spread of the Novel Coronavirus at the Grocery Store

November 19, 2020
Updated 11/19/2020: As of Friday, November 20, 2020, 15 Colorado counties, including Denver, will move to tougher public health restrictions to...

Real Stories of the Frontline Workers of Denver Health

November 12, 2020
Why These Heroes Still Love Their Jobs Through the COVID-19 Pandemic Ask any of our amazing frontline workers at Denver Health – from the...

Coronavirus Vaccine Update from Denver Health's Chief Medical Officer

November 09, 2020
There are a lot of questions going around right now about the COVID-19 vaccine, when it will be available, how effective it will be and who will...

The Benefits of Using Mail Order Pharmacy

November 04, 2020
How Getting Your Prescriptions Through the Mail Might Make You Healthier When Denver Health expanded Pharmacy by Mail earlier this year in response...

How to Trick-or-Treat Safely During the COVID-19 Pandemic

October 26, 2020
Is There Trick-or-Treating in 2020? Or Has COVID Canceled It? Halloween is coming up on Saturday and as with most anything else this year, because...

Coronavirus vs. Flu and Why You Should Get a Flu Shot During The Coronavirus Pandemic

October 19, 2020
With the number of COVID-19 cases on the rise in Denver for three consecutive weeks and new orders now in place to wear masks outside and limit...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2020

October 07, 2020
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Denver Health wants to make sure you know your risk and take the proper steps to keep yourself healthy...

Should I Get a Flu Shot During COVID-19?

October 05, 2020
Every year Denver Health recommends that our patients get a vaccine to protect against the flu (influenza) during the fall and winter seasons. But...

A Note to New and Expecting Parents: Five Tips for Car Seat Safety

September 21, 2020
Whether you're a new parent or expecting a baby in the near future – congratulations! Welcoming a new baby is one of the most exciting,...

How to Use NARCAN

August 18, 2020
Why Arming Yourself With NARCAN is More Important Than Ever During a Pandemic Opioid drug overdose deaths in Colorado are on a steep rise since the...

Why It's Important to Get Your Child Vaccinated During COVID-19

July 20, 2020
This is normally the time of year when Denver Health doctors, nurses and other providers remind parents to get their children up to date on their...

Identifying Signs of Heat Stroke & Other Heat Illness During COVID-19

July 17, 2020
This has been a hot summer so far in Denver, and in addition to taking precautions for heat when we work or play outside this year, we are all...

How to Enjoy the Fourth of July Responsibly During COVID-19

July 02, 2020
We know that celebrating the Fourth of July during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is going to look a lot different than it normally...

Skin to Skin Contact Benefits Babies in the Age of COVID-19

June 17, 2020
Denver Health Kangaroo-a-Thon Still Going Strong The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic did not stop Denver Health's Neonatal Intensive Care...

Outpouring of Love and Support for Health Care Workers During COVID-19

May 14, 2020
Denver Health has received dozens of thank you letters from school children across the Denver metro area. Their drawings and messages of thanks to...

April 17-18: COVID-19 Behind the Scenes

May 08, 2020
Week four of Denver Health's photo journal during the COVID-19 pandemic and response.

Mindfulness Exercises For Stress Relief

May 07, 2020
How to Best Manage Your Stress During COVID-19 & Beyond May is Mental Health Month and many of us are experiencing heightened stress and...

How to Select and Wear a Mask for Coronavirus Protection

May 01, 2020
Update October 16, 2020: Face coverings are now required for everyone both inside Denver Health facilities as well as outdoors, including on all...

Stopping the Spread of COVID 19 In Any Language

April 29, 2020
Denver Health is proud to provide care for all in our community, especially at this time when we are experiencing the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)...

Should I Tell People I Have COVID-19?

April 22, 2020
Struggling Through The Stigma of Getting the Novel Coronavirus and Recovering We are now several weeks into the reality of COVID-19 being here in...

How to Make a Telehealth Appointment With Your Doctor

April 21, 2020
Phone and Video Doctor's Appointments During COVID-19 and Beyond A lot of things have changed during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, but...

April 10-April 14: COVID-19 Behind the Scenes

April 17, 2020
Week three of Denver Health's photo journal during the COVID-19 pandemic and response.

1918 Pandemic Flu versus Novel Coronavirus: Part 2

April 16, 2020
This is our second of two blogs comparing the 1918 pandemic flu to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). In this blog, we focus on a second wave of...

Sense of Duty Keeps Denver Health Paramedics Going In the Face of COVID-19 Pandemic

April 15, 2020
When we talk about front line workers in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, at the top of that list are the heroes who, in many cases, come in...

April 3-April 7: COVID-19 Behind the Scenes

April 09, 2020
Week two of Denver Health's photo journal during the COVID-19 pandemic and response.

1918 Pandemic Flu versus Novel Coronavirus: Similarities and Differences

April 09, 2020
It's been more than 100 years since the world has seen a pandemic on the scale of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). 102 years ago, the world was...

How to Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus

April 06, 2020
Update April 6, 2020: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends everyone wear a homemade, non-medical grade face mask or cloth...

Why Should I Practice Social Distancing During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

April 03, 2020
For several weeks now, we've been hearing the advice to practice social distancing to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Denver...

March 26-March 31: COVID-19 Behind the Scenes

April 02, 2020
Week one of Denver Health's photo journal during the COVID-19 pandemic and response.

How to Identify People Infected with Coronavirus

March 30, 2020
Denver Health has and will continue to see patients infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Our staff is vigilant about identifying those...

Maintaining Your Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 26, 2020
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is causing a lot of stress. It is disrupting our finances, health, social interactions and much more....

What is the Difference Between the Novel coronavirus and Flu?

March 24, 2020
You've heard a lot about how the symptoms of the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, are similar to the flu or influenza. The main symptoms...

Who Gets Tested for Novel Coronavirus

March 20, 2020
Anyone who has symptoms of the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, or believes they may have been exposed to COVID-19 is encouraged to...

Cold Weather Coronavirus Myths

March 19, 2020
Think the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) can't survive cold weather? Think again! With the snow and cold weather we're seeing for the next couple...

Benefits of Breastfeeding for Mom and Baby

August 01, 2019
August is National Breastfeeding Month Did you know that each August, the world celebrates World Breastfeeding Week from August 1-7, and that...

Four Health Tips for Women

July 09, 2019
Denver Health would like to congratulate the USA Women's National Soccer Team for securing their fourth Women's World Cup title on Sunday! In honor...

Taking Care of Our Caregivers

May 17, 2018
The Role for Structured Debriefing After Adverse Patient Outcomes Clinical work can take an emotional toll on health care providers. Especially,...
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