Board of Health

La Plata County Board of County Commissioners appointed the new La Plata County Board of Health at their January 24 meeting. Board of Health members are empowered to meet in an organizational capacity for the purpose of ensuring that La Plata County’s public health department (“LPCPHD”) is ready to be fully operational on Jan. 1, 2024. 

New Board of Health members live in La Plata County and have education, experience, or a combination of both in finance, public administration, public governance, or a public health discipline such as environmental health, health education, epidemiology, social and behavioral health, biostatistics, or public health administration.  This is a completely voluntary position.  

La Plata County Board of Health meeting notices, agendas and packets are uploaded on the County's meeting portal.