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Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment - CDPHE

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4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver, CO 80246-1530

800-886-7689 (Voice - Toll-free, In-state)
303-692-2000 (Voice)
303-691-7700 (TDD, Line for the Hearing Impaired)


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.

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

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Review Date

Tue Aug 30, 2011