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Your public health information resource for Hinsdale and Mineral Counties

COVID Vaccine

Everyone 5 And Older Are Eligible! Get your vaccine now.

Vaccines are available on Tuesdays, In Creede from 12:30pm-3:30pm (@Public Health), and Wednesdays in Lake City from 10am-12pm (@Lake City Med Center) or by appt. Walk-in's are welcome, but reservations are strongly encouraged. 

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?

To order at-home rapid tests click here.

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

To order at-home rapid tests click here.


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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Want to schedule a visit with the public health nurse?

Need help with an application?

We can help point you in the right direction.

Schedule an appointment today and we’ll give you a call back at a day and time that suits you.
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News and Events:

November 12, 2021

Public Health Advisory for Silver Thread District

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November 10, 2021

18+ Eligible for Booster In Colorado! Chief Medical Officer urges Coloradans to get booster.

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September 28, 2021

Pfizer Booster Doses

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By The Numbers

Households Served
by the Food Bank


Individuals Served
by the Food Bank


Adult Vaccinations


Vaccination Rate


Participants in public health programming


State & Federal funding for local health programs


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