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Disease Prevention

Boulder County Public Health works to prevent the spread of contagious diseases and to contain outbreaks.

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Immunizations (Vaccinations)

Parents can protect their children and themselves against 14 vaccine-preventable diseases by scheduling regular visits with their healthcare provider. Public Health provides regular clinics and information about vaccine safety and vaccine schedules.

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Animal-Borne Disease

The Boulder County Public Health (BCPH) Vector Control Program aims to prevent the spread of disease from vectors (animals) to humans including information about rabies, West Nile virus, Plague, and Hantavirus.

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HIV/STI Prevention

Rapid HIV testing and counseling, Hepatitis C testing and counseling, and syringe exchange and harm reduction services for injecting drug users.