Privacy notice

We care about your privacy. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has a responsibility to protect the health information of Colorado citizens. We collect personal health information to improve the public’s health and well-being. All medical records are held in strict confidence.

Our Privacy Office:
  • Ensures department compliance with the federal medical privacy law (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, HIPAA), state statutes and Board of Health regulations.
  • Provides mandatory staff training in privacy and security.
  • Informs personnel about privacy and security safeguards.
  • Implements privacy and security policies and procedures.