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Contact Information

Emily Brown, MPH, CPH
Director 

Address:
925 6th St, Rm 101
Del Norte, CO 81132

Phone: 719-657-3352
Fax: 719-657-2286

Business Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday 

Closed Noon - 1:00 p.m.

 

Click here to email.

 

Emergency After-Hours:

SLV Public Health Emergency 24/7/365 through

Colorado State Patrol Dispatch

(719) 589-5807

Public Health

In the News

CDPHE reminds small game hunters about tularemia riskhunting-clip

October is the beginning of small game hunting season in Colorado. As the number of human tularemia cases in our state continues to rise, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment reminds small game hunters to "hunt healthy" this year.

"We haven't seen this many tularemia cases in Colorado since the 1980s," said State Public Health Veterinarian Dr. Jennifer House. "Historically, we see cases of tularemia in hunters, and the disease is so widespread this year, we want to make sure our hunters understand the risks."

To see more about precautions hunters should take to avoid tularemia, read the rest of the news release.

 

Flu Shots

Get your flu shot here!

Flu shots are available at our office in Del Norte - call to make an appointment (719) 657-3352.

We can bill many insurances or you can pay up front: $25/shot, $20 for 18 and younger, $35 for High Dose.

 

 

 

Who We Are

Prevention, people and partnerships sum up the work of local public health programs. The main purpose of public health is to make sure all of us have the opportunity to be healthy in mind, body and spirit. Most public health work is population-based, meaning it focuses on improving the health of the entire community rather than addressing individual health care needs.

The mission of Rio Grande County Public Health Agency is to protect and improve the health of the people of Rio Grande County, Colorado.