Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Colorado Healthy Hospital Compact launches Friday

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and statewide partners in hospitals and public health agencies will launch the Colorado Healthy Hospital Compact Friday at Children's Hospital Colorado in Aurora. Partner hospitals in this first-of-its-kind compact agree to promote healthy food and beverage options in their cafeterias, vending machines and patient menus and support new moms in breastfeeding their babies.

Dr. Larry Wolk, state health department executive director and chief medical officer, will recognize founding partners and partner hospitals. A webinar to introduce the Compact and answer questions will follow.

WHAT:            Colorado Healthy Hospital Compact

WHERE:           Children's Hospital Colorado
                       13123 East 16th Ave, Aurora, CO 80045

WHEN:             Friday, Nov. 14

Recognition:     7:30 - 9 a.m.  - Atrium          
Webinar            9 - 10 a.m. - Maroon Peak Conference Room - 2nd floor
                        720-777-1000 or 1-855-242-5962 Conference ID: 1144672

Please note: if your computer does not support Microsoft Lync, you will not be able to join via web, but can certainly participate via phone. Any documents shared during the webinar will be posted to the CDPHE Healthy Hospital landing page following the call.

Media: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment news release
 For more information, contact Susan Motika at CDPHE.

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