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District Health Department Closed to Public Access

The Las Animas Huerfano Counties District Health Department is taking a proactive approach toward reducing the spread of Coronavirus.

Effective March 18th the health department in Las Animas and Huerfano Counties will be closed to the public. Business will be conducted by phone, zoom, email or mail. There will be a drop box at each site for those that need to drop off applications or payments.

COVID 19 Press Release

Many of you have probably been following media stories regarding the new Coronavirus (referred to as COVID-19). Importantly, at the present, the risk to the general public is low and Colorado has no cases. However, there is a lot of activity going on regarding the international outbreak, which raises many questions about what this means for the U.S., Colorado, and your families. We are sharing the following information to provide background of the outbreak and hopefully address questions you might have.