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Public Health and Environment

Fremont County Department of Public Health & Environment provides a variety of services including health services (Immunizations, Tobacco Cessation, Maternal-Child Health, Healthy Communities, and more), emergency preparedness, environmental health, Communities that Care (Youth Substance Abuse Prevention), and Vital Records. All of these services work toward our mission to protect and preserve the health of the citizens of Fremont County.

COVID Vaccine Consent Form

COVID-19 Vaccine Consent Form When coming in for a COVID Vaccine Clinic, please download, print, and fill out this form beforehand, and bring it with you to the clinic.

COVID-19 Information and Resources Page

A new web page is being made available as a single location to gather information regarding the COVID-19 coronavirus. This page will be updated as new information becomes available. The page can be found under the "Other Resources" tab, or by clicking the link below.

COVID-19 Case Data Comparison Comparison of Covid-19 case data from 2020 vs 2021 (updated weekly)

COVID-19 Testing

Open 8am-4pm, Monday through Saturday.

Testing will be closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

Canon City Drive-Thru COVID Testing site is located at the Fremont County Department of Public Health & Environment. Enter the site through the alley between FCDPHE and Greenwood Ave.

Pre-registration for testing is encouraged - Click Here

Individuals tested must be inside an enclosed vehicle for safety. No walk-ups or motorcycles are allowed through the testing site.

The site is open to neighboring counties. No physician order or insurance is required, and all testing is free.

When going to the community testing site, a nasal swab sample is collected by MAKO staff. Testing will be provided to individuals 2 years of age or older.

Community Testing is provided by Mako Medical. Se habla Españo.

Flu Vaccine Consent Form

Influenza Vaccine Consent Form 2019-2020 When coming in for a Flu Vaccine Clinic, please download, print, and fill out this form beforehand, and bring it with you to the clinic.

Health Alerts

Public Health Improvement Plan Approved

At the December 26th Board of Health meeting the 2019-2023 Public Health improvement Plan was approved by unanimous vote. This plan, a combined effect of the Fremont County Department of Public Health and Environment(FCDPHE), the Colorado Department of Health and Environment, local healthcare providers and the public, identifies the following top three public health priorities for Fremont County:

  • Behavioral Health
  • Tobacco
  • Chronic Disease

FCDPHE will be working collaboratively with community partners as well as providing direct service to address these important issues. A copy of the completed plan is found at the link below.

If you have questions, please contact the FCDPHE at 276-7450.

National Health Observances

Colorectal Cancer, Kidney Disease, Nutrition, and Tuberculosis