San Juan Basin Health Department is an organized district health department that has served the residents of La Plata and Archuleta counties since 1948. It is governed by a local Board of Health whose seven members are appointed by the County Commissioners of the two counties.
San Juan Basin Health's mission is to protect human and environmental health and inspire well-being in our community.
Services include personal health (reproductive health for males and females, child health, communicable disease, immunizations, emergency preparedness, children's dental health), environmental health (water, septic, food and air quality) and community health programs (tobacco and substance abuse prevention, care coordination team, worksite wellness program).
The agency has a long history of successfully administering federal, state, local and private grants. Its current annual budget is about $4.7 million. For over 60 years, San Juan Basin Health has had the opportunity to improve the health and environment of the Southwest Colorado community.
San Juan Basin Health's vision: We are leaders aiming to achieve healthy communities and health equity.
Below is listed division contact information for the Durango office. For contact information for our Pagosa Springs staff, click here.
For contact information for the Board of Health, click here.
Director: Joe Theine; 970-335-2036
Human Resources: Edwin Ellis; 970-335-2041
Health Programs Director: Patsy Ford; 970-335-2037
Healthy Policy and Systems Director: Pat Senecal; 970-335-2048
Health Services Director: Liane Jollon, 970-335-2009
Environmental Health Director: Greg Brand; 970-335-2051
Accounting Director: Lesley Marie; 970-335-2032
Communications Director: Jane Looney, 970-335-2087
Map of 281 Sawyer Dr
Durango, CO 81303-3412