Denver Public Health News

2016 Denver Public Health Annual Report

Denver Public Health, a mission-driven health department that is part of Denver Health and Hospital Authority, is focused on improving health with our community. Our newly published 2016 Annual Report, “A Report to the Community,” speaks to this mission by highlighting collaborative work we are doing to address existing and emerging population level health issues. Read the full 2016 Denver Public Health Annual Report online.


New Report Shows Childhood Obesity Is an Issue for Denver

Local Data Shows Rates Still Too High; Obesity Increasing among Hispanics

Denver Public Health today released the Denver Childhood Obesity Monitoring Report 2012-2016, a new analysis detailing information about childhood obesity trends in the City and County of Denver. According to the report, childhood obesity remains a public health issue as its prevalence in Denver has not changed in the past four years. Additionally, differences in obesity rates persist among certain populations, including Hispanics.
Spotlight on Health

Saturday, Aug. 19, Join Our Team at the AIDS Walk CO

Join the Denver Health and Denver Public Health team to celebrate huge leaps in HIV treatment, honor those we have lost and demonstrate our commitment to ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic by 2030. There are multiple ways to participate whether you’d like to walk, run or become a virtual walker by donating to our team. Help us meet our $10,000 goal and send a larger portion of the funds raised directly to our clinics and HIV patients.

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.