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Protecting your health and environment for 70 years

Join us as we celebrate 70 years of public health in southwest Colorado! We will have two events with walk-through galleries of the history of local and national public health from the last seven decades, kids activities, and a raffle. Snacks, birthday cake, and drinks will be provided. For more information contact Communications at 970-335-2044.


State and Regional Cases of Hantavirus Reported

Over the past month, one case of hantavirus has been reported in Denver, Colorado in addition to two reported cases in Farmington, New Mexico. The risk of hantavirus increases as warm weather continues and residents begin their spring cleaning early. While most human cases are reported in spring and early summer, hantavirus can be contracted year-round. Hantavirus is carried by [...]


Public health works to protect your water, air quality

In the Four Corners, we love our world-class mountains, deserts, forests and rivers. Most people worry about water and air quality in this context- are we protecting our rivers from the impacts of growth, agricultural practices, and historic mining? What am I breathing on my mountain bike ride? As important as these questions are, don’t forget about questions closer [...]


San Juan Basin Public Health Immunization Fee Changes

The prices for travel vaccines and private pay vaccines at San Juan Basin Public Health’s (SJBPH) Immunization Clinic were both increased and decreased based on the manufacture prices and administration fees.  These new prices went into effect Feb. 1, 2018. SJBPH still offers travel consultations, all travel immunizations, and low or no cost vaccines through the Vaccines for Children [...]


Changing the ways we connect to youth

San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) continually works to meet the community’s needs and therefore strives to be a flexible, responsive agency.  What was once referred to as “Health Policy and Systems” at SJBPH is now rebranded as “Thriving Youth Programs” and includes Communities That Care (coalition work to prevent youth problem behaviors such as substance use, depression, and [...]


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