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iOS 17 Feature “NameDrop” Feature Facts

The NameDrop feature in Apple’s latest operating system update has created a lot of coverage across social media and we would like to share some of the facts behind the updated feature.


Colorado Post Wildfire Guide

The Colorado Post-Wildfire Guide is a consolidated resource intended to assist individuals, families, and communities as they prepare for and recover from a wildfire, and then determine the next steps in planning for post-wildfire hazards and navigating the recovery process.

Flood Safety and Wildfire Awareness Week: March 7-13, 2021

The Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management is supporting the efforts of the Colorado National Weather Service forecasts offices this week to share information related to Colorado Flood Safety and Wildfire Awareness Week. 

The National Weather Service wants everyone in the United States to be part of a Weather-Ready Nation.  Colorado has more than its fair share of floods, flash floods, and wildfires.  You should be weather alert and weather-ready, knowing how to stay safe when floods and wildfires affect your area.

DHSEM Supports National Infrastructure Security Month

The message contained in this blog was authored by CISA.

Keeping Infrastructure Strong and Secure: November is Infrastructure Security Month, a nationwide effort to raise awareness and reaffirm the commitment to keep our nation’s critical infrastructure secure and resilient. The Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) has committed to building awareness of the importance of critical infrastructure. 

READYColorado Blog: Title: Get Insured Colorado: Avoiding Insurance Pitfalls and Scams

Our last Get Insured Colorado topic is avoiding insurance pitfalls and scams. Most insurance pitfalls result in paying higher premiums or the loss of insurance coverage. Insurance scams can be avoided by following these three steps: stop, call and confirm.

Common Insurance Pitfalls

Avoid common pitfalls that may result in paying higher premiums or even losing insurance. Consider carrying a higher deductible.It will save you money on your premium and discourage you from filing small claims that may put you at risk for non-renewal.

READYColorado Blog: Flood Insurance: What is Covered?

Have you experienced flood damage to your home or business as a result of Colorado rainstorms? There are always many questions from the community on what is covered by insurance companies or other programs. The first step is to meet with your insurance agent to review your policy. Flood damage is covered under a separate flood insurance policy and not under your general policy. Flood insurance is purchased directly from your insurance agent.


Contact DHSEM

Agency Information
9195 E. Mineral Avenue, Suite 200
Centennial, CO  80112

Main Phone Number: 720-852-6600
Mineral Office Hours of Operation: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

State of Colorado Emergency Operations line: 303-279-8855

Public Information Line: 720-432-2433

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