About Us

Community Health Services, Inc.(CHS) is a private non-profit organization that contracts with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Pitkin County and the City of Aspen to provide public health services to the residents, employees and visitors to Pitkin County.

CHS offers preventative health programs such as:
  • Child, adult and travel immunizations
  • Women’s health screenings
  • HIV and sexually transmitted disease testing
  • Communicable disease surveillance
  • Public health emergency preparedness and community outreach


Please contact CHS at 970-920-5420 for additional information

Mission Statement

To optimize the health and well being of the people of the Roaring Fork Valley through the promotion of healthy lifestyles and the delivery of accessible preventive public health programs

10 Essential Public Health Services

  • Monitor health status to identify community health problems
  • Diagnosis and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community
  • Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues
  • Mobilize community partnerships to identify and solve health problems
  • Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts
  • Enforce laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety
  • Link people to needed personal health services and assure the provision of health care when otherwise unavailable
  • Assure a competent public and personal health care workforce
  • Evaluate effectiveness, accessibility and quality of personal and population-based health services
  • Research for new insights and innovative solutions to health problems