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Fremont County Public Health and Environment

201 N. 6th Street
Cañon City, CO 81212

(719) 276-7450
Fax: (719) 276-7451

Office Hours:
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.


Emma Davis

Office Manager:
Matthew Kay

Nursing Staff:
Elizabeth Carochi, RN
Gillian DeLeon, RN

Emergency Preparedness & Communicable Disease:
Sarah Miller

Communities That Care:
Coordinator - Jen O'Connor
Asst. Coordinator - Carliss Kamerzell
Program Asst. - TBD

Environmental Health & County Sanitarian:
Sid Darden

Office Assistants
Vital Records -- Paula Spurlin
Clinic/Receptionist -- Christina Taylor

Fremont County Environmental Health is part of Fremont County Public Health & Environment and serves all of the unincorporated portions of Fremont County with some programs extending into Cañon City, Florence, Williamsburg, Rockvale, Coal Creek and Brookside.

Environmental Health provides Consumer Protection services for Fremont County, including Retail Food Establishment (RFE) inspections, RFE plan review for new or extensively remodeled establishments, school inspections, child care center inspections, non-community ground water system inspections, and other duties such as responding to campground and mobile home park complaints, public accommodations complaints, public and semi-public pool & hot tub complaints.

Septic systems are regulated and inspected by the Fremont County Building Department. Environmental Health may offer assistance to the Building Department by request. The Building Department webpage can be visited by clicking here.

Fremont County offers the following two online food handler trainings courses. The Basic course meets the training requirements for cottage goods. Retail Food Establishment - Online Revision Training

Restaurant License Fees, Effective September 1, 2016

Restaurant Regulations

Summary of Changes to the Colorado Retail Food Establishment Rules and Regulations, Effective March 1, 2013

Colorado Cottage Foods Act

Temporary Food Establishments Guidelines

Farmer's Market Vendors Guidelines

Food and Safety Tips for Healthy Holidays

Complaint Form