Grant Funds Expiration Date Postponed

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Grant Funds Expiration Date Postponed

Like many of you, we have been monitoring the rapidly developing issues surrounding COVID-19. The Trust is committed to doing the best to help your department. We are working to build flexibility into our programs to help you cope with this crisis. As you know, the Firefighter Heart and Fitness Grant funds that remain unused […]

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Collaboration Solves Broken Rebuttable Presumption Law for Colorado Firefighters

How do you know when the Workers’ Compensation firefighters’ presumption is broken? Journalists discuss individual WC cancer cases on TV, in print, and online It takes more than a year—or even two years—before a decision is made whether to accept or deny a claim Firefighters pass away before being awarded benefits Cancer cases go before […]

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Revised Combined Heart and Cancer Trust Agreement

Since the passing of the Voluntary Cancer Award Program bill earlier this May, the CFH Trust is proud to present the new Revised Combined Heart and Cancer Trust Agreement, which includes the Resolution as well as a checklist for your convenience. Please note that this is prerequisite paperwork to join the heart and/or cancer program, […]

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Governor Hickenlooper Signs Voluntary Cancer Award Program Bill

On May 3, Governor Hickenlooper signed Senate Bill 17-214 during a ceremony in his office. The bill, which had passed the House and Senate unanimously, was the result of more than two years of meetings, discussions, and legislative crafting by a multitude of partners. This new statute will enable the CFH Trust to create a […]

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Sudden Cardiac Deaths Amongst Firefighters

Doctor Denise Smith, a Professor of Health and Exercise Sciences at Skidmore College, details findings involving sudden cardiac deaths among firefighters to underscore the work-related factors that contribute to cardiovascular disease in the community. Doctor Smith asserts that those in the medical field who assess the fitness of firefighters may not understand the physiological and […]

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