About Public Health

Boulder County Public Health (BCPH) works to protect, promote, and enhance the health and well-being of all people and the environment in Boulder County.


Under the direction of the Boulder County Board of Health, the department’s 200+ staff and numerous volunteers/interns provide services in several BCPH divisions housed within six sites to address the diverse public health needs of our community.

Strategic Goals

  • Ensure that Boulder County residents are empowered to make informed decisions and adopt behaviors that protect and enhance the health of individuals, families, communities, and the environment.
  • Enhance/initiate/promote services to underserved populations to secure health equity.
  • Initiate/strengthen partnerships and engage community members in the work of public health.
  • Incorporate evidence-based, state-of-the-art health practices in policies, programs, and services.
  • Optimize the use of technology. 

Essential Services

  • Monitor the health status of the population and the environment, and identify community health problems.
  • Prevent and control the spread of communicable disease.
  • Promote positive health behaviors and environmental practices.
  • Mobilize community partnerships to solve identified health problems.
  • Enforce laws and regulations that protect the health of the public and the environment.
  • Counsel and support high-risk children, youth, and families.
  • Assure access and provide linkages to personal health services.
  • Provide alcohol and drug treatment services.
  • Develop policies that support and protect the health of the community and the environment.


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Boulder County Public Health

Main: 303-441-1100
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