Las Animas-Huerfano Counties District Health Department

serving two counties with one common goal


Contact Information

Vital Record Section
(Trinidad Office)

412 Benedicta Ave
Trinidad, CO 81082
Phone: (719) 846-2213
Fax: (719) 846-4472

Vital Records Section
(Walsenburg Office)

119 E. 5th Street
Walsenburg, CO 81082
Phone: (719) 738-2650
Fax: (719) 738-2653

Office Hours
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday—Friday

Please note:
Same-day service available until 4:00 p.m.



EFFECTIVE AUGUST 1, 2012: The cost for death certificates will be $20.00 for the 1st copy and $13.00 for additional copies of the same record ordered at the same time.

The Vital Statistics Office maintains birth and death records. The Las Animas and Huerfano Counties Offices have birth and death records from 1910 forward. These certificates are certified legal documents and can be used for passports, traveling, school registration and driver’s licenses etc.

Birth Certificates can be issued for anyone born in the State of Colorado.

However, copies of death certificates can only be obtained in the county where the death occurred or the

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Vital Statistics Section in Denver.

For complete detailed requirements to obtain a birth or death certificate click on your application choice. The Acceptable Identification List and Proof of Relationship requirements are listed on the birth and death application.