Explore our data
We strive to provide relevant, accurate and accessible data on environmental health hazards and related health impacts. Colorado Tracking builds and maintains this web-based surveillance system. In addition, we contribute data to the national network and make information accessible to public health workers, policymakers, healthcare providers, environmental practitioners, and the public.
EnviroScreen is a powerful new mapping tool for environmental justice. This tool is one way Colorado addresses current and historic inequities. The mapping tool aims to:
- Pinpoint areas that have a disproportionate burden of health and/or environmental harm.
- Build public trust and empower communities.
- Help users target funding and resources.
- Advance a healthy and sustainable Colorado.
The summary of information provides an at-a-glance understanding of environmental exposures and health outcomes occurring in any county in Colorado.
In 2022, three counties in Colorado installed air quality monitoring sensors to gather real-time data. The data collected was used to guide strategies for reducing exposure to harmful pollutants.
Heavy metals, such as lead, are naturally found in soil. On October 1st, 2022 a Soil Screening, Health, Outreach, and Partnership (soilSHOP) event provided community members with free lead screenings of garden soil.
In 2022, heat-related illness data was used to create an infographic and a new dashboard. These resources were shared with the public and stakeholders for education on heat-related illness and extreme heat.
A statistical tool was developed to detect changes in the rates of blood lead levels in children. In April 2022, this tool identified a cluster of 114 high blood lead levels among 38 patients.