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Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Contact Information

Jane E. Norton, Executive Director
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver, CO 80246-1530

1-800-886-7689 (Voice - Toll-free)
303-692-2000 (Voice)

Internet Resources


The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is charged with protecting and maintaining the health and environment of the citizens of Colorado. The Department has 13 main health and environment divisions including Family Health Services; Disease Control and Environmental Epidemiology; Consumer Protection; Hazardous Materials and Waste Management; Water and Air Pollution Control; Radiation Control; Health Statistics and Vital Records; Health Facilities; the Rocky Flats Program (coordinates the state's oversight of the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant northwest of Denver); Emergency Medical Services; Laboratory Division -- chemistry, microbiology, alcohol testing, and newborn screening sections, and a toxicology program; and the Division of Prevention Programs.


Extensive publications lists are maintained in a number of places on the Department's web page.


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Date Entered: 7/1/1997
Date Edited: 3/6/2013
Date Revised: 7/31/2012
Health Referral Number: HR2188
Accession Number: DP91A0849

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