January Is National Radon Awareness Month Radon is a health hazard with a simple solution. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that can cause lung cancer. You can't see or smell radon gas, so testing your home is the only way to know your level of exposure. Links: EPA Homepage | FAQ | Citizen's Guide to Radon | TCHD Radon Information
TCHD Wins a Silver Leaf Award for 2016 Annual Report The Colorado Healthcare Communicators have honored TCHD with a Silver Leaf Award for the the new annual report: "Impacting the Health of the Entire Population." It was the highest award given in the category, and it is TCHD's 7th Gold Leaf Award. 2016 Annual Report PDF | Annual Reports Page
On September 19, Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced the launch of the Colorado Naloxone for Life Initiative, a statewide partnership to save lives with the opioid overdose reversal medication, Naloxone.
TCHD Supports Opioid Overdose Kits for First Responders
News Release | Statements of Support
More potent synthetic opioids have increased risks
Hundreds of thousands of counterfeit prescriptions have flooded the nation according to the US Drug Enforcement Administration. News Release
Immunization Coalition Video
The Colorado Children's Immunization Coalition (CCIC) has a new video highlighting the TCHD, Aurora Fire Department, and Aurora Rotary Club's "SHOTS FOR TOTS"program. Video
Littleton Tightens Smoking Ordinance
The City of Littleton voted to approve amendments to the city’s smoke-free law, which restricts smoking in public places. These two amendments 1) added electronic smoking devices (ESDs) to the ordinance, meaning that “vaping” is no longer allowed in public places where traditional smoking is already banned, and 2) created a smoke-free outdoor zone in front of businesses along Main Street in Historic Downtown Littleton.