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September 2017 Denver Vital Signs

Gun Violence Affects Us All

The most recent issue of Denver Vital Signs has been published. Read more about gun violence in Denver.


First of Its Kind Firearm Injury Report Published for Denver

Suicides Comprise Majority of Firearm-Related Deaths

In August 2017, Denver Public Health released "The Epidemiology of Firearm Injuries in Denver", a report presenting information about firearm-related injuries and deaths in the City and County of Denver, focusing primarily on the period between 2011 and 2015. While similar analyses have occurred at the state and national level, this is the first report of its kind describing fatal and non-fatal firearm injury data for Denver. Read the full report.


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.

Registration Now Open for Denver Public Health Grand Rounds on Sept. 1

RSVP to attend “A Public Health Approach to Stopping the Revolving Door of Violence”

Please join us for a presentation and discussion with Rochelle Dicker, MD about the successful methods used by the Wraparound Project, a hospital-based violence intervention program stopping the revolving door of violent injuries in San Francisco.