Press Release

CDPHE Executive Director Jill Hunsaker Ryan awarded Governor’s Citizenship Medal for leadership in the pandemic response

REMOTE, April 6, 2022 – Gov. Jared Polis has awarded Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Executive Director Jill Hunsaker Ryan with the 2021 COVID-19 Hero Citizenship Medal, one of the highest honors in the state. Ryan will receive the award at a ceremony tonight  for her work in guiding Colorado’s ongoing pandemic response.
 

CDPHE to send text messages to Coloradans about COVID-19 vaccine recommendations

STATEWIDE (April 4, 2022) — Over the next two weeks, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) will send text message and email reminders to Coloradans aged 65 and up about the authorization of a fourth dose of the COVID-19 vaccines, as well as reminders to Coloradans aged 50 and up who still need their third dose.