Hinsdale County

970-944-0321

Mineral County

719-658-2416
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SILVER THREAD
PUBLIC HEALTH

Your public health information resource for Hinsdale and Mineral Counties

COVID Vaccine

Everyone 12 And Older Are Eligible! Get your vaccine now.

Vaccines are available on Wednesdays, In Creede from 10am-3pm (@Public Health), and in Lake City from 10am-12pm (@Lake City Med Center). Walk-in's are welcome for 1st and 2nd shots. Reservations are strongly encouraged for 3rd "booster" shots. Booster shots are only available for immunocompromised people at this time.

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.

COVID Testing

Should I Get Tested for COVID-19?

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.

For more testing locations throughout San Luis Valley visit https://www.slvphp.com/testing

COVID Data

COVID Data In Our District

For the latest SLV COVID Update Click Here.

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.

A Lake landscape

We’re Here To Help

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:

COVID-19
September 28, 2021

Pfizer Booster Doses

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COVID-19
September 24, 2021

Covid Exposure @ Quilt Show

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COVID-19
September 22, 2021

Weekly COVID FAQ: Quarantine or Isolation?

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By The Numbers

Households Served
by the Food Bank

501+

Individuals Served
by the Food Bank

1000+

Adult Vaccinations

600+

Childhood
Vaccination Rate

93.75%

Participants in public health programming

450+

State & Federal funding for local health programs

$663,657

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