Public Health

Western Health Screening

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

(719) 658-2416

802 Rio Grande Ave.
Creede, CO

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


Chiropractor: Counselor: Tobacco Health Educator

  Ann Strong  

Prevention Services Coordinator:  San Luis Valley Mental Health:


719-852-5186 | 719-658-2416


  • 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 Fluoride Varnish Application
  • Hyperbilirubinemia Newborn monitoring and treatment
  • Homemaking Services for seniors 60 years +
  • Tobacco education for youth
  • Substance Abuse Prevention Services