About The Colorado Foundation Pulse Poll:

At The Colorado Health Foundation, we believe in listening first. Each year, we ensure Coloradans’ voices are heard on crucial issues like affordable housing, health care and mental well-being. By gathering data rooted in Coloradans’ experiences and perspectives, The Colorado Health Foundation Pulse Poll provides valuable insights to inform policy decisions that will have a lasting impact on the well-being of Colorado's communities for years to come. Want to learn more about how we conduct the Colorado Health Foundation Pulse poll? Check out our FAQ

About Our Phased Released: 

This year, we’re releasing the findings from The Colorado Health Foundation Pulse Poll in three phases, and we’re providing a variety of options to engage with the data that interests you most. We will start in July with a focused release on what Coloradans named as the top issues facing the state, followed by a full release of all of this year’s data in August and a Spanish-language release with additional information on Hispanic and Latino respondents in September.

REGISTER NOW for any or all of our scheduled virtual briefings!


Registration is free and required. By registering for this event, you agree to receive communications from The Colorado Health Foundation. 

Briefing List:

The Colorado Health Foundation will host three public briefings to provide deeper insights on different aspects of the survey. We welcome you to join one or all three and encourage you to REGISTER NOW!


Each briefing will share detailed data about the challenges that Coloradans are facing, the impact of those challenges, and the types of solutions that people want to see prioritized by policymakers


  • Economic Concerns and Their Impact on Our Financial, Mental and Physical Well-Being

(Presented in English with live interpretation in Spanish)

Data available online at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, July 17

Briefing at 10 a.m. MT on Thursday, July 18 | Register

An overarching level of economic concerns and uncertainty driven by persistently high living expenses and over-the-top housing costs are the top two concerns for most Coloradans in 2024. This year’s Colorado Health Foundation Pulse Poll results show how these pressures are impacting Coloradans’ day-to-day lives, including how the rising cost of living and health care costs are impacting lives and forcing people to make difficult decisions. This first briefing will explore Coloradans’ most pressing concerns in 2024.


  • Beyond the Numbers: Understanding Coloradans’ Top Concerns and How They Connect to Our Sense of Belonging

(Presented in English with live interpretation in Spanish)

Regionally-specific data will also be available and provided upon request

Data available online at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, August 13
Briefing at 10 a.m. MT on Wednesday, August 14 | Register

Coloradans’ concerns extend beyond housing and the economy—the 2024 Colorado Health Foundation Pulse Poll reveals that our other top concerns include health care and mental health support, drug use, homelessness, and crime, among other topics. In this briefing, we’ll dive deep into critical themes that arose in Pulse: The Colorado Health Foundation poll, including how these issues impact people’s sense of belonging within our communities. The analysis will delve into similarities and differences across specific demographics including race or ethnicity, income level, geography, age, partisan affiliation and more. 


  • Deep Dive on Responses from Hispanic and Latino People in Colorado 

(Presented in Spanish and English. Simultaneous interpretation will be available)

Data available online at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, September 3
Briefing at 5:30 p.m. MT on Monday, September 9 | Register

In a state where Hispanic and Latino people comprise 22% of the population, it is crucial to understand their experiences and concerns. This session will kick off Hispanic Heritage Month by providing valuable insights into the recent Colorado Health Foundation Pulse Poll data on the perspectives of Hispanic and Latino Coloradans, including the unique challenges, issues and aspirations of this significant and diverse demographic group. Simultaneous interpretation will be available, fostering an environment where diverse perspectives are heard and valued.