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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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Prevention is the Core Mission

A proper heart assessment is a critical component to facilitate the process for determining participants’ eligibility for these state funds. The Colorado Firefighter Heart and Circulatory Benefits Trust (CFH Trust) has partnered with Colorado State University (CSU) to offer a basic, mobile heart disease screening program that can be provided on location at fire agencies throughout Colorado.

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