Weld County Health Department http://www.kunc.org en 5 Colorado Counties Test Positive For West Nile http://www.kunc.org/post/5-colorado-counties-test-positive-west-nile <p></p><p>For the first time in the 2014 season, West Nile infected mosquitoes have been found in 5 Colorado counties. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 19:47:42 +0000 Jackie Fortier 57879 at http://www.kunc.org 5 Colorado Counties Test Positive For West Nile Health Research Restricted By Colorado’s Records Laws http://www.kunc.org/post/health-research-restricted-colorado-s-records-laws <p>Mountain west states – including Colorado – have higher suicide rates compared to the rest of the country. In January, Weld County reported 49 suicide deaths in 2013, marking a 10 year high.</p><p>Crafting a local <a href="http://kunc.org/post/using-stereotypes-make-feelings-manly" target="_blank">suicide prevention campaign</a> can be very difficult though, if you don’t know who is the most at risk.</p><p> Wed, 14 May 2014 12:00:07 +0000 Jackie Fortier 56490 at http://www.kunc.org Health Research Restricted By Colorado’s Records Laws Colorado's Personal Belief Exemption Target Of New Report http://www.kunc.org/post/colorados-personal-belief-exemption-target-new-report <p></p><p>The Colorado Department of Health released a report with recommendations seeking to restrict the ways parents can opt out of immunizing their children against childhood diseases such as whooping cough and measles. Wed, 11 Dec 2013 20:21:44 +0000 Jackie Fortier 52729 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado's Personal Belief Exemption Target Of New Report Whooping Cough Cases in Colorado Now at 64-Year High http://www.kunc.org/post/whooping-cough-cases-colorado-now-64-year-high <p>Colorado is experiencing its worst season for whooping cough in more than six decades.&nbsp; Statewide 1,407 cases have been reported as of Dec. 8 - a number not seen since 1948. Wed, 19 Dec 2012 17:10:59 +0000 Erin OToole 37854 at http://www.kunc.org Whooping Cough Cases in Colorado Now at 64-Year High More Mosquitoes Infected with West Nile Virus Turn Up Along Front Range http://www.kunc.org/post/more-mosquitoes-infected-west-nile-virus-turn-along-front-range <p>Health officials are reminding Coloradans to protect themselves from <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/westnile/index.htm" target="_blank">West Nile virus-carrying mosquitoes</a> this summer. Thu, 05 Jul 2012 20:00:01 +0000 Erin OToole 30010 at http://www.kunc.org More Mosquitoes Infected with West Nile Virus Turn Up Along Front Range