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COVID Information

Vaccine, Testing, & Data

What to do if you were exposed to COVID-19

Updated COVID Testing & Vaccine Information for Mineral County (August 2023)

Vaccines: Primary vaccines and boosters are available in Creede and Lake City. Due to limited availability please call our office for the next available local vaccine clinic. If you are able, please bring this form filled out with you the day of your appointment. For info on Mobile Vaccine Clinics click here, & for all regional providers click here. Click here for Silver Thread Updates and here for the latest SLV regional updates.

Testing: Home test kits are available in both our offices. If you test positive for COVID at home please notify your local public health office. If you are experiencing symptoms or have a known exposure to a person with COVID-19 please call us in Creede at 719-658-2416 or Lake City at 970-944-0321 to arrange testing and isolate until you receive a result. Click here for info on when to test.

Click here for information on free COVID testing site at Adams State. Anyone who is unable to enter the building due to access and functional needs can call from their car for assistance.

If you have tested positive for COVID or are waiting for test results, click here for more information.

Data: Knowing the current conditions when it comes to COVID-19 in our district is essential in making informed decisions about community events and keeping each other safe. For the latest SLV COVID Update Click Here. For local data click here. For State Data click here.


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Life in the beautiful mountains around Lake City and Creede can be challenging. We are here to help promote community, family, and individual health through a number of education and health programs.

We believe everyone should have access to the services they need to live a healthy life - and it’s our mission to help you live yours.
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News and Events:

October 11, 2023

Low and No-Cost Vaccine Clinic in La Jara

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Jobs & Employment
July 17, 2023

Youth & Community Engagement Specialist

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January 24, 2023

Quarantine and Isolation

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By The Numbers

Households Served
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State & Federal funding for local health programs


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