Advance directives are written instructions recognized under State law that relate to the making of medical treatment decisions and the provision of healthcare when or if a person is incapacitated. Advance directives ensure that patients are treated according to their own wishes.

Advance directives recognized under Colorado law include:

Under Colorado law you have the right to accept or reject medical treatment—including artificial life support—either by speaking for yourself if you are able, or by authorizing someone else to make the decision on your behalf.

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Upcoming Events

November 12

CART (Community Accessing Resources Together)  A free health care event that will help Coloradoans get connected for health care, nutrition education, food assistance sites, dental care and mental care services. COA has partnered up with CART and we will be hosting a table offering assistance with enrollment for CHP+ and Medicaid.

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November 17

Project Homeless Connect 15 (PHC15) PHC is a one day, free event where individuals and families experiencing homelessness can access services and resources including medical care, Homeless Court, benefit assistance, employment services, haircuts, clothing and other community resources.




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