Las Animas-Huerfano Counties District Health Department

serving two counties with one common goal


Contact Information

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

John Martinez, Environmental Health Specialist III
719-846-2213 Ext: 27

Kerry Taube, Environmental Health Specialist I
719-846-2213 Ext: 23

Environmental Health


The Environmental Health programs focus on preventing communicable diseases and environmental conditions that could be harmful to your health.

Health and Safety

  • Ambulance Inspections
  • Child Care Inspections
  • Body Art Facility Licensing
  • Radon Gas Consultations
  • Radon Testing Kits

Foodservice / Restaurant Inspections

  • Retail Market Inspections
  • Food Service Licensing
  • Food Handling Training

Land, Air and Water Quality

  • Septic Permits
  • Septic Installer Licensing
  • Water Testing Kits
  • West Nile Virus Surveillance