The Larimer County Board of Health will present the 2017 Public Health Hero Award to Beverly Thurber, Executive Director of the Early Childhood Council (ECCLC) of Larimer County.  A reception will be held in her honor on Thursday, September ....
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Thu, 08/17/2017 - 6:00pm
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This week the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment received a report of Larimer County’s first positive human test for West Nile virus in a blood donor from southeast Fort Collins.  So far, the donor is asymptomatic. &nb....
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Mon, 07/31/2017 - 6:00pm
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The Larimer County Department of Health and Environment reports that mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus were trapped in Berthoud last week, making this the first positive sample reported in Larimer County and Colorado in 2017.  The pre....
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Wed, 06/28/2017 - 6:00pm
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June 1 marked the beginning the summer ozone season along Colorado’s Front Range.  Ozone Action Alerts are issued on days when meteorologists from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) expect weather conditio....

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Thu, 06/08/2017 - 6:00pm
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Do you know someone who lives or works in Larimer County who has contributed in an extraordinary way to public health? The Larimer County Department of Health and Environment is accepting nominations for the eleventh Joseph Jabaily Public Health ....

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Thu, 05/25/2017 - 6:00pm
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Do you know someone who lives or works in Larimer County who has contributed in an extraordinary way to public health? The Larimer County Department of Health and Environment is now accepting nominations for the eleventh Joseph Jabaily Public Hea....
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Thu, 04/20/2017 - 6:00pm
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2017’s flu season is taking off in Larimer County and across Colorado. Twenty-six county residents have been hospitalized with influenza so far this season, 21 of them in the past 10 days.  Visits to physician offices for respiratory s....
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Thu, 01/05/2017 - 5:00pm
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Community organizations, students, reporters, and interested county residents will find a useful source of health data from the newly-launched Larimer Health Tracker.  This website can be valuable to those who previously relied on the Health....
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Thu, 09/15/2016 - 6:00pm
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Based on high levels of infected Culex mosquitoes trapped last week, the City of Fort Collins and the Larimer County Health Department hope to decrease the risk of human West Nile virus (WNV) infection by spraying for mosquitoes on the northeast ....
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Sun, 08/28/2016 - 6:00pm
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Based on high levels of infected Culex mosquitoes trapped last week, the City of Fort Collins and the Larimer County Health Department hope to decrease the risk of human West Nile virus (WNV) infection by spraying for mosquitoes on the north east....
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Sun, 08/21/2016 - 6:00pm
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Based on high levels of infected Culex mosquitoes trapped last week, the Larimer County Health Department is hoping to decrease the risk of human West Nile virus infection by spraying for mosquitoes on the eastern edge of Fort Collins and adjacen....
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Sun, 08/14/2016 - 6:00pm
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Based on high levels of infected Culex mosquitoes trapped in recent weeks, the Larimer County Health Department is hoping to decrease the risk of human West Nile Virus infection by spraying for mosquitoes in three areas of Fort Collins and adjace....
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Thu, 08/04/2016 - 6:00pm
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The Larimer County Board of Health will present the 2016 Public Health Hero Award to Mary Pat Aardrup and Selina Lujan, the creator and the coordinator, respectively, of the City of Fort Collins’ Healthy Homes program.  A reception wil....
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Tue, 07/12/2016 - 6:00pm
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It’s been hot in Northern Colorado lately.  Though potentially dangerous for anyone, excessively hot summer weather can present a hazard for outdoor workers. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that people who....

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Thu, 07/07/2016 - 6:00pm
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Fort Collins, CO - The Larimer County Department of Health and Environment has confirmed the first human case of tularemia in a county resident in 2016. This patient developed a lung infection, and may have been exposed while mowing the yard or g....

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Thu, 06/16/2016 - 6:00pm
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Fort Collins, CO – This week the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment received the first report of a case of West Nile virus (WNV) in Larimer County this year. A Loveland resident showed symptoms consistent with West Nile v....
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Mon, 06/06/2016 - 6:00pm
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June 1 marks the beginning of the summer ozone season along Colorado’s Front Range. Ozone Action Alerts are issued on days when meteorologists from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment expect weather conditions to l....
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Thu, 05/26/2016 - 6:00pm
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Health
Fort Collins, CO – The Larimer County Department of Health and Environment is taking nominations for the tenth Joseph Jabaily Public Health Hero Award. The Jabaily award was created by the Larimer County Board of Health in honor and in memo....
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Thu, 03/03/2016 - 5:00pm
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