American Red Cross, Colorado chapters
The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization providing relief to victims of disaster and helping people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.
American Red Cross Colorado Chapters
444 Sherman St, Denver, CO 80203-4425
Telephone: 303 722 7474
Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response
This site contains a wealth of information to help Coloradans understand the impacts of different emergency situations. This site is also designed to help you and your family to plan and prepare for any natural or man-made emergency that may arise.
To contact someone in the Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response directly, please refer to the email and phone number listed under the "Contact" section of our website.
For general questions related to public health emergency preparedness, and the What If? Colorado campaign, call the COHELP Hotline at 1 877 462 2911.
Psychological First Aid
Psychological First Aid is an evidence-informed approach for assisting children, adolescents, adults, and families in the aftermath of disaster and terrorism.
The Red Cross reminds you to take the necessary steps to prepare for emergencies. Disasters happen unexpectedly... from house fires to natural and man-made tragedies, being prepared is the best way to lessen the devastation and be able to bounce back.
Natural Disasters – FIRE
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Wildfire information and resources
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Emergency Preparedness and Response for wildfires
Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association
Evacuation Tips and claims-filing advice
After the fire: Your emotional and physical well-being
This tip sheet from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention explains normal reactions to stress and includes steps an individual can take to cope with the stress and stay healthy even during the cleanup that follows a wildfire.
Recovering from the wildfires
This web page from the American Psychological Association offers tips on understanding normal responses to abnormal events and coping effectively with your feelings, thoughts, and behaviors as you recover from the fire.
What You Should Know About Wildfires
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Comprehensive readiness, response and recovery information about wildfires