Public Health Agency

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  15193 HWY 119
Black Hawk, CO 80422 

We are in the new Human Services Building across the street from the County Transfer Station (dump) 

Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:00 - 4:00   Telephone: 303-582-5803      email: [email protected] 

Covid-19 PCR Testing- Now on Fridays from 10 am to 1 pm

At the public health office every Friday. No appointments needed.   PCR testing is lab based and more accurate than the self tests. If you think you have been exposed to Covid, or have symptoms, it is advisable to get a PCR test. They are also available at most Walgreens locations by appointment.

Covid-19 Vaccines and Boosters at the Gilpin County Community Center-(Bus in the Parking Lot)
 Thursday May 26th from 10am to 7pm
Sunday June 12th from 10am to 7pm\
Friday June 24th from 8am to 6pm

  No appointment necessary and all vaccines and boosters will be available. 

Water Testing:  Now Available

Gilpin County Public Health has a water quality lab certified by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.     It is recommended that all private wells be tested by the owner every year for bacteria, which is the most common cause of well contamination.  We can test your well water for total coliform bacteria and E.coli for a $25.00 fee.  (cash or check only) 
To Have Your Well Water Tested:
1) Come to our office and pick up a sample bottle and instructions- please follow the instructions carefully. 
We cannot accept samples that are over or under the fill line. 
2) Drop off the sample within 24 hours of collecting it at our office with your payment
3) NOTE: Samples are only accepted Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 PM.   Results will be email to you within 48 hours. 






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