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Wellness / Fitness




The Denver Fire Department in cooperation with the local 858 is committed to developing an overall wellness / fitness system to maintain uniformed personnel’s physical and mental capabilities. Thru participation by all uniformed personnel in the department once implemented, provide for rehabilitation and remedial support for those in need; contain training and education components, and, be reasonable and equitable to all participants. The program must address the following key points.


DFD Wellness

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• Confidentiality of behavioral, medical, and fitness evaluations

• Physical fitness and wellness programs that are educational and rehabilitative

• Performance testing that promotes progressive wellness improvement

• Develop a holistic wellness approach that includes:

  • Medical evaluation
  • Fitness
  • Rehabilitation
  • Behavioral health


How to Workout Like a Firefighter from Corey Rose (9 News)


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