Oil and Gas Health Survey

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June 2022 Update:

You can review the list of questions and answers received from the public regarding the study here.

May 31, 2022 Update:

You can review a recording of the May 26 Oil and Gas Town Hall here. A list of questions and answers received from the public will be posted to this website within the next couple of weeks.

May 2022 Update:

View results from the Oil & Gas Health Research Study here. Submit your questions about the health study at the bottom of this page. Questions will be addressed at the May 26 Community Meeting. Questions can be submitted May 18 through May 25 at 5 p.m. A document with questions and answers will be posted to this page after the Community Meeting.

Please join us in reviewing the survey results at a Community Meeting on May 26 from 5:30-7 p.m. in the City Council Chambers. Or, watch live online, on YouTube, or over the air on Comcast Channel 8. View the agenda for the Oil & Gas Town Hall here.

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April 2022 Update:

Thank you to the Broomfield residents who responded to the public health research study conducted in partnership with the Colorado School of Public Health at University of Colorado Denver Anschutz campus to better understand the health implications of living near oil and gas development.

Please join us in reviewing the survey results at a Community Meeting on May 26 from 5:30-7 p.m. in the City Council Chambers or watch it live online or over the air on Comcast Channel 8.

An overview of findings will be posted here on May 18 with an opportunity to submit questions and comments ahead of the Community Meeting. Questions can be submitted May 18 through May 25 at 5 p.m.

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January 2022 Update:

Thank you for participating in the Oil and Gas Health Research Survey. The survey is now closed and researchers will begin their analysis. Ten participants were randomly selected to receive $50 Amazon gift cards. If you were selected, you will hear from us directly. Your participation is greatly appreciated.

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November 2021 Update:

Due to a lower than expected response rate, the University of Colorado's Multiple Institutional Review Board (COMIRB) has approved an amendment to the IRB package for this research to increase the population that receives postcard surveys. Approximately 2,300 randomly selected households will also be receiving health surveys in the mail in the near future. We encourage all residents who receive a postcard to participate.

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The City and County of Broomfield Department of Public Health and Environment and Colorado School of Public Health at University of Colorado Denver Anschutz campus are working together to better understand the health implications of living near oil and gas development. To accomplish this, CCOB and CSPH are conducting a research study that involves a health survey that will be sent out to 1,600 randomly selected households in Broomfield. This survey will ask questions about recent health symptoms. The responses to this survey will help inform the City and County of Broomfield, health experts, policy makers, and the broader scientific community about the potential health implications of living near oil and gas in our community.

Click here to read Frequently Asked Questions about this survey. Please note that the timeline of this project may change, and more information will be added to this site as it becomes available. If you have additional inquiries, please submit your concern here.

June 2022 Update:

You can review the list of questions and answers received from the public regarding the study here.

May 31, 2022 Update:

You can review a recording of the May 26 Oil and Gas Town Hall here. A list of questions and answers received from the public will be posted to this website within the next couple of weeks.

May 2022 Update:

View results from the Oil & Gas Health Research Study here. Submit your questions about the health study at the bottom of this page. Questions will be addressed at the May 26 Community Meeting. Questions can be submitted May 18 through May 25 at 5 p.m. A document with questions and answers will be posted to this page after the Community Meeting.

Please join us in reviewing the survey results at a Community Meeting on May 26 from 5:30-7 p.m. in the City Council Chambers. Or, watch live online, on YouTube, or over the air on Comcast Channel 8. View the agenda for the Oil & Gas Town Hall here.

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April 2022 Update:

Thank you to the Broomfield residents who responded to the public health research study conducted in partnership with the Colorado School of Public Health at University of Colorado Denver Anschutz campus to better understand the health implications of living near oil and gas development.

Please join us in reviewing the survey results at a Community Meeting on May 26 from 5:30-7 p.m. in the City Council Chambers or watch it live online or over the air on Comcast Channel 8.

An overview of findings will be posted here on May 18 with an opportunity to submit questions and comments ahead of the Community Meeting. Questions can be submitted May 18 through May 25 at 5 p.m.

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January 2022 Update:

Thank you for participating in the Oil and Gas Health Research Survey. The survey is now closed and researchers will begin their analysis. Ten participants were randomly selected to receive $50 Amazon gift cards. If you were selected, you will hear from us directly. Your participation is greatly appreciated.

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November 2021 Update:

Due to a lower than expected response rate, the University of Colorado's Multiple Institutional Review Board (COMIRB) has approved an amendment to the IRB package for this research to increase the population that receives postcard surveys. Approximately 2,300 randomly selected households will also be receiving health surveys in the mail in the near future. We encourage all residents who receive a postcard to participate.

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The City and County of Broomfield Department of Public Health and Environment and Colorado School of Public Health at University of Colorado Denver Anschutz campus are working together to better understand the health implications of living near oil and gas development. To accomplish this, CCOB and CSPH are conducting a research study that involves a health survey that will be sent out to 1,600 randomly selected households in Broomfield. This survey will ask questions about recent health symptoms. The responses to this survey will help inform the City and County of Broomfield, health experts, policy makers, and the broader scientific community about the potential health implications of living near oil and gas in our community.

Click here to read Frequently Asked Questions about this survey. Please note that the timeline of this project may change, and more information will be added to this site as it becomes available. If you have additional inquiries, please submit your concern here.

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