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COVID vaccine now available for infants over six months of age

On June 21, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) updated its standing orders for the state to allow medical professionals to begin vaccinating the youngest members of the state’s population. more

RRCC receives million dollar grant

Red Rocks Community College (RRCC) recently received a grant in the amount of $951,247, awarded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).  more

Attorney general, Golden High School host roundtable on student mental health

“In high school, it’s very easy to feel misunderstood,” junior Soli Ficco told dozens of Golden High School students and faculty, elected officials and members of the press on May 24. “ … It’s so valuable to know that you’re not alone.” more

The dramatic impact of loneliness on mental health

As we near the end of Mental Health Awareness Month, Kiara Kuenzler, PhD., president and CEO of the Jefferson Center for Mental Health (JCMH) wants people to know that although mental health needs have been on the rise since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, help is available.  more

Tobacco prevention policy specialist addresses vaping among Jeffco youth

During a March 21, meeting of Lakewood City Council, Katie Lazar, tobacco prevention policy specialist with Jeffco Public Health (JCPH), addressed tobacco/vape use among Jeffco's youth. more

Golden rescinds COVID-19 emergency declaration

Golden City Council has rescinded the city’s COVID-19 emergency declaration, effective Feb. 22. more

Jeffco Public Health lifts mask order for county including schools

Effective Friday, Feb. 18, residents in Jefferson County, including students in Jeffco Public Schools, will no longer be under Public Health Order 21-006, which requires masking for all individuals … more

Brighton drops mask requirement at recreation center effective Feb. 5

As of Saturday, Feb. 5, the city of Brighton will not require face masks to be worn inside the Brighton Recreation Center. The sauna and steam room will available for use, too.   The … more

Children’s Hospital Colorado takes on mental health crisis

In the wake of declaring a state of emergency for pediatric mental health in May 2021, Children’s Hospital Colorado — CHC — continues to invest more resources to better support children, youth … more

Brighton, Tri County Health offer COVID vaccination clinics

  The city of Brighton teamed up with Tri county Health to offer free vaccination clinics at the Brighton Recreation Center, 555 N. 11th Ave. They are available from 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. … more

COVID surge may be 'more severe than prior waves,' Colorado analysts say

Local public health officials and analysts implored the public not to let its guard down as the omicron variant drives a dramatic COVID surge in Colorado. more

Colorado communities rally following shooting; mental health resources abound

In the aftermath of tragedy, mental health experts point to resources and encourage the community to stay resilient. “We are strong. Colorado is strong,” said Dr. Sarah Davidon, research director … more

2018 Living Well

From diet and exercise to daily routines- Living Well is your guide to staying healthy in 2018. more
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