SECHD Healthy Living Class, February 21,2013

Are you Blizzard Ready? Click Here for a winter preparedness checklist!!


The incidence of Pertussis (Whooping Cough) has risen in the United States, including in Colorado.  Click here to learn more about Pertussis and how to protect you and your family.

Download and Print Baca County Special Needs Forms Here!




Open Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30

Phone: 719-523-6621      Fax:719-523-6537

741 Main Street, Suite 4

Springfield, CO 81073


Baca County Public Health Agency is committed to the promotion, protection, and improvement of the health status of all residents of Baca County by assessment of the community and its needs on a continual basis, policy development to provide consistency, and assurance that health services are being provided to meet the needs of the community.

Director - Robin Trujillo, RN BSN

WIC Program/Immunization Billing/CSBG - Leilani Lease

Administrative Assistant - Tammy Steinmetz







Washing your hands frequently with soap and water, or using an alcohol based hand sanitizer, is the best way to prevent the spread of germs!!


Programs available from the Baca County Public Health Agency:

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Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

CO HELP is a health information line that you can call toll-free. The CO HELP staff can answer questions about Japan radiation, rabies, and other health topics..

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Influenza Information

When to Keep Sick Children Home

Taylor Farms Retail issues voluntary recall of organic baby spinach due to potential contamination with E. coli (02/13/2013)

King Arthur Flour issues voluntary recall of Unbleached All-Purpose    Flour and Unbleached Bread Flour due to possible plastic pieces (02/26/2013)

Mondelēz Global LLC issues voluntary recall of belVita Breakfast Biscuit, apple cinnamon and chocolate varieties (02/26/2013)

 Schmalz’s European Provisions recalls “Applegate Organics Chicken and Apple Sausage” due to possible plastic fragments  (03/01/2013)


Click Here for the full data presentation for Baca County

Thank you for a great turnout and support for the Community Health Needs Assessment! 


Baca County Division of Emergency Management Home Page

Public Health Links

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Colorado Environmental Health Association

Southeast Environmental Health

Colorado Volunteer Mobilizer



Colorado Recommended Immunization Schedules

Immunize for Good!

The choice to immunize is for the good of your child. When they’re safe and protected, they can get out there and be kids—learn, live, experience, enjoy.

Click the link above to learn more about immunizations for your child.