Denver Public Health News

Public Health Campaign Launches to Prevent HPV-Related Cancers

Parents Encouraged to Talk with Their Child’s Doctor about HPV Vaccine

Despite the fact that HPV vaccine prevents cancer, the most recent data from Colorado Immunization Information System shows that approximately seven percent of youth ages 11 and 12 in the Denver Metro area are fully covered by this important vaccine. To increase awareness and HPV vaccine coverage rates, five local public health partners in the Denver Metro area (a collaborative group called the Denver Metro Alliance for HPV Prevention) are launching a campaign to educate parents about this important cancer-preventing vaccine.

Increase in Mumps Cases in Colorado

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Tri-County Health Department and Denver Public Heath, are investigating an outbreak of mumps among residents of the Denver Metro Area. Read the full release. Read our mumps fact sheet.

Spotlight on Health

Get Your Flu Shot Today

Visit any Denver Public Health Clinic

Every person six months and older needs the flu shot every year to stay healthy!  This flu season, you can get your flu shot at any Denver Public Health clinic or at our fast track flu shot kiosk.

The fast track flu shot kiosk is located in the front registration area of the Immunization Clinic and offers flu shots for adults. 

Protect yourself and your loved ones – stop in and get vaccinated today!

Public Health Services in Denver

Denver Public Health partners with Denver Environmental Health to provide comprehensive public health services for the City and County of Denver. Visit Denver Environmental Health’s website for information about food safety inspections, environmental protection, animal protection, the medical examiner’s office, public health inspections, and more.