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).