Health experts and parents discuss the importance of community or herd immunity imparted by vaccines, which protect those with compromised immune systems from contracting vaccine-preventable diseases. The recent measles epidemic in the U.S. came close to Stapleton in January 2019 but no outbreak occurred.
Teacher Jamie Snyder had to stay off her foot for several weeks due to a fall down the stairs at her school; a series of follow-up visits at the UCHealth Foot and Ankle Center in Stapleton returned her to full mobility. The state-of-the-art 6,100-square-foot clinic specializes in orthopedics, podiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation. It offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment for a host of injuries and conditions. Moon says it is the only facility of its kind in the state, and one of only a handful in the nation.
Sheriff Patrick Firman had focused on making reforms in the Denver Sheriff Department since his arrival in Denver. Among his reforms are several centered on employee wellness and inmate mental health.
Plans for bike lanes on Syracuse from 8th to MLK.
This month in NE Updates: Measles Outbreak in Stapleton; Trampoline & Adventure Park Coming to Stapleton; and I-70 Construction Update.
Denver Public Health says to be alert for these measles symptoms 7 to 14 days after exposure (but up to 21 days):
• Fever, runny nose, red eyes that are sensitive to light and coughing.
• Two to four days after the first symptoms, a red rash appears on the face and spreads to the rest of the body.
A person with measles is contagious for four days before and four days after the rash appears. Call the doctor’s office to tell them about your symptoms before going there to avoid exposing others.
Alina Miller jumped from a four-story building to escape a fire. Luckily she lived near the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) Emergency Department, where experienced trauma doctors treated her injuries.
As he begins a suicide prevention training on a chilly Saturday morning, James Gallanos emphasizes “If you don’t remember anything else, remember that if you feel something in your gut, or something doesn’t feel right, and you feel someone may be thinking about suicide, it’s ok to ask.
Simply bending down to pick up a box off the porch, carrying a child, or sitting at a desk calls into action what our bodies are meant to do. Yet we often do those moves incorrectly.
For the past 14 years, Macklin, a Stapleton parent of two, has devoted her professional life to helping others have open and frank conversations about sex, sexuality, and reproductive health.