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Free COVID-19 Rapid Tests Available at Denver Recreation Centers

March 1, 2022
Beginning Thursday, Feb. 24, Denver residents will be able to pick up free rapid at-home COVID-19 test kits at Denver Recreation Centers as part of the State of Colorado’s test distribution efforts.
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Denver Prepares to Deploy its Big Plows and Residential Plows in Response to Weather Forecast

February 1, 2022
With several inches of snow expected to fall in Denver starting later today into Wednesday followed by prolonged cold temperatures, Denver is preparing to deploy its big plows to the main streets and residential plows to the side streets. The…
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Denver Aims to Resolve Homelessness for 400 Households in 100 Days

February 1, 2022
Mayor Michael B. Hancock and the Department of Housing Stability (HOST) today launched Denver’s second concentrated effort to move as many people as possible from homelessness to housing over a 100-day period. This second housing surge will expedite the city’s…
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Parking Code Violators in Denver Face Increased Fines Starting Feb 1

January 28, 2022
People who park illegally in Denver will face increased fines starting in February. This comes after Denver’s Department of Transportation and Infrastructure (DOTI) asked the Denver County Court to review the fee schedule for parking code violations and consider increases to encourage…

Denver Department of Public Health & Environment Announces New Round of Funding for Healthy Food for Denver’s Kids

January 28, 2022
The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) is pleased to announce the next Healthy Food for Denver’s Kids (HFDK) funding opportunity as part of their commitment to improving food access in Denver. DDPHE’s HFDK program is releasing its…
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KN95 Masks Now Available at Denver Recreation Centers

January 28, 2022
DENVER- Beginning Monday, Jan. 24, Denver residents will be able to pick up free KN95 and surgical masks at Denver Recreation Centers, as part of the State of Colorado’s mask distribution efforts. Denver Parks and Recreation has received 100,000 masks for distribution…

Latest Public Health Order

January 11, 2022
The Latest in Denver’s Public Health Order COVID continues to throw curve balls at us in Denver (and far beyond!).  Because of that, the public health order also must change to meet the challenges faced by COVID.  We’ve received feedback…

Denver City Council Appoints Bonita Roznos as New Executive Director

January 5, 2022
Denver City Council has appointed a new Executive Director.
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Denver City Council Goes Virtual

January 4, 2022
Denver City Council meetings will be virtual until further notice.

Denver Raises Minimum Wage on Jan. 1, 2022

December 8, 2021
What: Denver’s citywide minimum wage will increase to $15.87/hr. on January 1, 2022. The wage increase from $14.77 will boost pay for tens of thousands of people who work in the City and County of Denver. The 2022 raise is the third…