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CFH Trust Expands to Help Firefighters Cope with Catastrophic Illness

Starting this month, the Colorado Firefighter Heart and Circulatory Benefits Trust will officially become the Colorado Firefighter Heart and Cancer Benefits Trust (CFHC Trust). This change comes on the heels of Governor Hickenlooper’s signing of Senate Bill 17-214, which makes it possible for the CFHC Trust to provide coverage for five statutorily covered cancers similarly to providing benefits for heart and circulatory malfunctions to firefighters

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Out of the Frying Pan…

Modern household appliances and furnishings present new dangers to firefighters, increasing their exposure to cardiovascular and chemical risk in the line of duty.

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New Firefighter Health Programs Promote Fitness

New resources are available to fire and metro. district members of the Colo. Firefighter Heart & Circulatory Benefits Trust. Two new grant programs and a partnership with Colorado State University allow members to ensure that their firefighters are heart healthy, ready for duty and service to their community.

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