Department of Health & Environment

The Department of Health and Environment is the local public health agency, as outlined in Senate Bill 08-194, the Public Health Act. The Public Health Act was established in 2008 to assure that core public health services are available to every person in Colorado with a consistent standard of quality.

Mission Statement

It is the mission of this department to protect and preserve the health and environment by providing high-quality public health care services and environmental protection services to the people of San Miguel County. The services are delineated in this flowchart (PDF).