Bringing Cardiovascular Assessments to Colorado Firefighters

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Bringing Cardiovascular Assessments to Colorado Firefighters

Cardiovascular related events continue to be the leading cause of on-duty death for those working in the fire service. The State of Colorado passed a law to provide funds for firefighters who suffer a cardiovascular event while on duty. In order to be eligible for these funds, firefighters must: Be continuously engaged in fire prevention […]

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Assessing the Risk for the Leading Cause of On-Duty Death in Firefighters

Tiffany Lipsey, Assistant Director of the Human Performance Clinical/Research Laboratory at Colorado State University’s School of Health and Exercise Science recently gave a presentation to the Trust’s board. We wanted to share Tiffany’s excellent presentation with Trust members, so we encourage you to check out her presentation. Click below to see a PDF full of […]

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Letter Sent to Prospective Trust Members

Earlier this week, we sent letters and emails to more than 60 fire operations encouraging them to join the CFH Trust and to help support our efforts to bring low cost heart assessments and lifestyle wellness programs to rural Colorado through the Trust’s financial support of the CSU Heart Disease Prevention Program. Here is a PDF […]

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