Public Health

Mineral County Public Health is now a proud member of the Silver Thread Public Health District, which serves the Public Health needs for both Mineral and Hinsdale Counties.

Silver Thread Health District Web Site

Phone: 
(719) 658-2416

Location: 
802 Rio Grande Ave.
Creede, CO

Hours: 
Monday-Friday •  8:00am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Contacts:

Chiropractor:                      Counselor:                   Tobacco Health Educator

Cody Williams                               Ann Strong                     Kate Michaels        
719-852-4032                                719-588-4125                   Mincotobacco@outlook.com        
Monthly, by appointment            by appointment              719-658-2416


Prevention Services Coordinator:                San Luis Valley Mental Health:

Amanda Gibbons                                                 www.slvbhg.org     
creede.prevention@gmail.com                            719-852-5186  
719-658-2416


Services:

  • CICP Program Qualification
  • Medicaid & CHP Counseling Ida Salazar - Monthly, available third friday of the month at the Mineral County Courthouse Public Health 1:30pm-3pm.
  • Mineral County Food Bank
  • Mineral County Antibiotic Program
  • Patient Medication Assistance Program
  • Senior Health Insurance program Counselor
  • Durable Medication Equipment Loans
  • Reach Out and Read Program
  • Preventative Care Health Screening
  • Shut-In Home Health Visits
  • Diabetic/Diet Education
  • Sexual Health Education for the Creede School District
  • Health consultant for the Creede Early Learning Center
  • Victim Patient Advocate
  • Community Program Application Assistance
  • Physician Follow-up data collection
  • Cavity Free by Three Screening and Flouride Varnish Application
  • Hyperbilirubinemia Newborn monotoring and treatment
  • Homemaking Services for seniors 60 years +
  • Tobacco education for youth
  • Substance Abuse Prevention Services