Public Health

Mission Statement

To promote the well being of the citizens of Rio Blanco County with respect and dedication to our unique way of life, by protecting the overall health of our community. 

Hours of Operation

Rio Blanco County Public Health and Environment is currently offering a wide range of services (please see below). We are open Monday-Friday to answer phone calls, and by appointment for services:

8:00 am - 4:30 pm-----
TUESDAY-----8:00 am - 4:30 pm
WEDNESDAY8:00 am - 4:30 pm-----
THURSDAY-----8:00 am - 4:30 pm
FRIDAY8:00 am - 2:00 pm8:00 am - 2:00 pm

  1. Core Functions
  2. Essential Services
  3. Service by Appointment

The three core functions of Public Health are:


Regular, systematic collection of information on the health of the community.


Assure that the services necessary to achieve health goals are available to the whole population, either by encouraging other entities to provide them or, if necessary, by providing services directly.

Policy Development

Work for rules, laws, and/or policies that serve the health interests of the whole community.

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