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…

Denver Issues Draft 2022 Action Plan to Address Housing and Homelessness

November 22, 2021
Public input sought on yearly action plan that supports Department of Housing Stability’s Five-Year Strategic Plan

Denver Far Exceeds Goal to House 200 People Experiencing Homelessness in 100 Days

November 17, 2021
DENVER – Monday, Nov. 8, 2021 – With more than a month left to reach its goal to move 200 people from homelessness to housing in 100 days, the City and County of Denver far exceeded its goal by housing 256 people (128% of the goal) in just 68 days.  …

Denver Parks and Recreation Begins Accepting Applications for 2022 Park and Event Facility Permits on November 1

November 17, 2021
DENVER, Oct. 27, 2021, – Monday, November 1 marks the first day Denver Parks and Recreation will begin accepting permit applications for 2022 public events, special occasions, public assembly, and event facilities. There is no longer an in-person application process,…
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All Denver Recreation Centers Return to Full Operating Hours & Resume Recreation Center Memberships

November 9, 2021
Recreation Centers Promote an Active and Healthy Community