Transition Updates Douglas County
IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR DOUGLAS COUNTY BUSINESSES AND RESIDENTS
Effective September 1, 2022, the newly created Douglas County Health Department will assume responsibility for all Environmental Health services in Douglas County. This includes Retail Food, Plan Review, Mobile Food, Childcare, Septic Systems/OWTS, Pools, Body Art, and complaints. Starting September 1, 2022 please direct all questions/concerns related to Environmental Health to the Douglas County Health Department by calling 720 643 2400 or by visiting: https://www.douglas.co.us/health-department/environmental-health/.
On July, 1 2022,Tri-County Health Department (TCHD) transitioned responsibility for all Communicable Disease routine services (outbreaks and case investigations) and Emergency Preparedness and Response routine services in Douglas County to the newly formed Douglas County Health Department (DCHD)
If you have questions related to any communicable disease, outbreak or animal bites, please contact DCHD by phone or email:
DCHD phone number: 720-643-2400
DCHD communicable disease email: CDEpi@douglas.co.us
DCHD and TCHD are working closely to ensure the needs of community members are met as TCHD prepares to dissolve on Dec. 31, 2022. DCHD will continue to partner with TCHD during that period, which means that a TCHD representative may respond to your inquiry.
Please note that this change only applies to Communicable Disease and Emergency Preparedness and Response routine services. Other public health services in Douglas County, including routine inspections, will continue to be provided by TCHD as outlined in the Intergovernmental Agreement.
For general environmental health questions, please continue to contact Tri-County Health Department. For general child-care environmental health questions, please continue to contact firstname.lastname@example.org