Public Health

Public Health

Public Health is the branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and the promotion of physical and mental health of individuals, families and the community.

Public Health serves all persons in Alamosa County with traditional public health services such as communicable disease investigation and disease prevention activities.

Beverly Strnad, RN. serves as the Interim Director of Alamosa County Public Health Department under the governance of the Board of Commissioners.

Ph. (719) 589-6639
8900 A-B Independence Way
Alamosa, Colorado 81101
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.



Interim Public Health Director
Beverly Strnad


Photo Credit: NPS/Patrick Myers



Data: Current COVID-19 data for Alamosa County and the San Luis Valley can be found on the SLV Public Health Partnership’s website at
 Vaccines: Flu and COVID-19 vaccines are available. Call 719-589-6639 to schedule an appointment.
 COVID-19 Restrictions: Colorado’s current public health order is CDPHE’s Seventh Amended Public Health Order 20-38.
SLV Public Health Partnership
Colorado COVID-19 Information
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


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  • Communicable Disease Prevention
  • Emergency Preparedeness
  • Environmental Health
  • HCP
  • Health Fair
  • Home Health
  • Immunizations
  • Options for Long-term Care
  • Partnership for Health Teen Sexuality
  • Public Health Planning
  • Substance Abuse Prevention
  • Women's Health

Local Health Contacts


San Luis Valley Health 106 Blanca Alamosa, CO, 81101 (719) 589-2511

  • SLVRMC Physician Services: 106 Blanca Alamosa, CO, 81101, (719) 589-3000
  • Valley Wide Health Systems
  • Sierra Blanca Medical Center
  • Convenient Care Community Clinic
  • Alamosa Family Medical Clinic: 106 Blanca 1131 Main St. 1710 First St. Alamosa, CO, 81101, (719) 589-3658 or (719) 589-2562 or (719) 589-3658
  • Rock Creek Family Medicine: 77 Adcock Place Alamosa, CO, 81101 (719) 589-2370

San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center 106 Blanca Alamosa, CO. 81101 (719) 589-3000

        Mental Health

San Luis Valley Behavioral Health Center 8745 Rd. 9 South Alamosa, CO. 81101 (719) 589-3671

  • City Market (719) 589-6656
  • Genoa Healthcare: (719) 937-4750
  • Safeway (719) 589-3076
  • Walgreens (719) 589-3165
  • Walmart (719) 589-9021

Health Tips

  • Staying Healthy Around Animals: Animals provide many benefits to humans. Interactions with animals helps us learn more about animals and helps to build an important animal-human bond. Pets comfort us and give us companionship. However, some animals can also pass diseases to people.
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