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Public Health Services

The Public Health Services (PHS) division of the Health Department works to make Weld County healthier by proactively preventing and controlling disease outbreaks in the community through prevention, education, consultations, data analysis, health screenings, and disease and contact investigations. PHS works closely with and maintains strong partnerships with community organizations through interactive collaboration to ensure a healthy community. Housed in the PHS division are the following programs:

Viruses and bacteriaCommunicable Disease Program

The Communicable Disease Program investigates communicable diseases, responds to outbreaks, provides education and referrals, documents disease incidence, and works closely with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

Methods of ContraceptionFamily Planning

Our Title X Clinic provides individuals the information and means to exercise personal choice in determining the number and spacing of their children. The Family Planning Program services are confidential. Services are provided without regard to religion, race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, number or pregnancies, or marital status.

HCP logoHealth Care Program for Children with Special Needs (HCP) — Care Coordination

This program supports families with children/youth with special health care needs through in-depth one-on-one care coordination services designed to enhance the care giving capabilities of these families. HCP provides care coordination, information, and serves to ensure Weld County children have access to and receive the health care they need to thrive.

 

Doctor playing with childHealth First Colorado

Effective July 1, 2020, the Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment will no longer provide the Healthy Communities Program for Health First Colorado (Medicaid) and Colorado Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+). For more information, contact the Weld County Department of Human Services.

HPV Free ColoradoHPV Free Colorado

A collaborative effort to decrease rates of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) in Colorado, HPV Free Colorado uses a multidisciplinary approach to achieve a sustainable increase in completion of the HPV vaccine series for 11- to 17-year-olds through education and awareness campaigns.

 

Young girl gets a shot in her armImmunization Program

The Weld County Health Department's Immunization Core Program provides education about communicable diseases, health risk reduction, and vaccine-preventable diseases for adults and children to Weld County residents, physician offices, schools, daycare facilities, long-term care facilities, and local businesses within the community. Routine and recommended immunizations for both children and adults are available in the clinic, occasionally during local community events and during outbreaks and epidemics.

Mobile Medical Unit

Mobile Medical Clinic 

The Mobile Medical Clinic is designed to reach all medical underserved residents of Weld County to ensure they have access to appropriate, affordable, and quality health care and disease-prevention services.

 

Baby's feetNurse-Family Partnership

The Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) Program is a no-cost program for first-time, low income pregnant women. Each client is paired with a specially trained RN who visits clients in their home, beginning in pregnancy and continuing until the child is 2 years old. Clients are taught about normal child development, safety and security for their children and spacing subsequent pregnancy.

People holding hands around a globeRefugee Services

WCDPHE provides I-693 services for individuals who were admitted to the U.S. as refugees and are in the process of applying for their Green Card (permanent residence), as required by law. Vaccines also are administered as needed.

 

Talk Test Treat logoSexually Transmitted Infections Clinic

The Weld County Health Department's Sexually Transmitted Infection Clinic Offers a full-service clinic for men and women including testing, treatment and exams for all sexually transmitted infections, including HIV. Clinic services are intended to prevent sexually transmitted diseases and their complications such as infertility, HIV transmission, adverse outcomes of pregnancy and reproductive tract cancer.

Women's Wellness Connection and WISEWOMAN logoWomen's Wellness Connection and WISEWOMAN

The Women's Wellness Connection (WWC) Program offers free breast and cervical cancer screenings to eligible women in Weld County. The Well-Integrated Screening and Evaluation for Women Across the Nation, or WISEWOMAN, program works to provide cardiovascular screenings, risk reduction counseling, referrals, lifestyle programs, and other healthy behavior support options to improve control of hypertension and other cardiovascular disease risk factors.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment

1555 North 17th Avenue 
Greeley, CO 80631
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Phone: (970) 304-6420
Fax: (970) 304-6416