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Please contact Denver Health's Media Relations Office at 303-520-9591 or denverhealthmedia@dhha.org with media inquiries.

Denver doctor talks about damaging effects on refugee children separated from parents

June 26, 2018

DENVER -- The medical director of a local refugee clinic described the process of reuniting more than 2,000 immigrant children who have been separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border as long and arduous. The Denver Health Refugee Clinic at the Lowry Family Health Center and its medical director, Dr. Janine Young, see thousands of patients every year who are immigrants. Some of them have been through similar situations... More ›

AANP Launches National Awareness Campaign @ Denver Conference -attendees to support Newborns In Need

June 26, 2018

AANP Launches National Awareness Campaign at Denver Conference DENVER, June 26, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) will unveil a new public awareness campaign, "We Choose NPs," during its 2018 National Conference taking place at Denver'sColorado Convention Center from June 26 - July 1, 2018.  The multimillion dollar integrated campaign will raise awareness of nurse practitioners' (NPs) critical role in expanding access to primary care for... More ›

Denver Health & Global Down Syndrome Fdn partner to provide more resources to adults w/Down Syndrome

June 26, 2018

Denver Health and the Global Down Syndrome Foundation are partnering to provide more resources to adults with Down Syndrome. 9NEWS (KUSA) got the latest.  More ›

Another Cause of Doctor Burnout? Being Forced To Give Immigrants Unequal Care

June 20, 2018

One patient's death changed the course of Dr. Lilia Cervantes' career. The patient, Cervantes says, was a woman from Mexico with kidney failure who repeatedly visited the emergency room for more than three years. In that time, her heart had stopped more than once, and her ribs were fractured from CPR. The woman finally decided to stop treatment because the stress was too much for her and her two young... More ›

Denver Health To Offer Gender Reassignment Surgery

June 20, 2018

DENVER (CBS4) – Denver Health is preparing to become the only hospital in Colorado, and one of a select few in the country, to offer gender reassignment surgery. The move is in response to growing demand in the transgender community. Danielle Badler understands. She is a transgender woman who had the procedure four years ago in California. “No more secrets. I mean it’s really, it’s unbelievable. No more secrets,” Badler... More ›

Special bikes help paramedics in crowds at Opening Day - thanks to Denver Health Foundation

April 09, 2018

Paramedics don't always arrive in an ambulance. In crowds, there are times two wheels can be the fastest way to help a person in trouble. Since 1989, Denver Paramedics has had a Bike Team. "We were the first official EMS Bike Team in the country," said Operations Manager with Denver Health, Kyle Roodberg. More ›

Refugee children in Denver receive clothes, school supplies, more

March 19, 2018

DENVER -- More than 300 refugee children in the Denver area now have now clothes and accessories thanks to the Denver Health Foundation. The children went on a shopping spree of sorts at the Denver Health Refugee Clinic in Lowry. Their families have come to the United States from famished and war-torn countries, including Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan. "They’ve come from some of the darkest places on the planet and... More ›

Refugees Who Fled From War-Torn Countries Get Helping Hand In Colorado

March 19, 2018

DENVER (CBS4) – Volunteers and organizers came together over the weekend to help Colorado refugees in need. It’s the third year the Denver Health Foundation has put on this event. “I’m so happy, I can’t explain it, how much I’m happy,” said 15-year-old Elysee Chirez. “I get many things like backpack, pants, shoes, a jacket and stuff for school,” she said. For Elysee and her family, this event is like... More ›

Seen: The Most Interesting Men in Denver at Denver Health Foundation’s Men’s Night Out

February 12, 2018

Inspired, perhaps, by the Dos Equis beer commercials featuring “the most interesting man in the world,” the Denver Health Foundation chose seven high-profile gents to preside over its annual Men’s Night Out. For one night, Streeter McClure, J Madden, Mike Ferrufino, Josh Hanfling, Michael Pollak and Franklin Rios basked in the glory of being “The Most Interesting Men in Denver” as they mixed and mingled with a couple hundred friends... More ›

Methadone clinics in Colorado have doubled in three years, but the state is still short on treatment

February 06, 2018

They arrive before the sun, lining up for a lifeline that comes in a shot of pink liquid. The doors to the methadone clinic on the campus of Denver Health open before dawn, and the line stretches down one side of the clinic hallway and back up the other. One at a time, patients swig a cup of methadone passed through an opening from the other side of a protective... More ›

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