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 and the Roaring Fork Valley.

CHS offers preventative health programs such as:
  • Child, adult and travel immunizations
  • Women’s health screenings, annual exams, birth control, breast health
  • HIV and sexually transmitted disease testing for men and women
  • Communicable disease surveillance
  • Public health emergency preparedness and community outreach
 

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

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Mission Statement

"An open door to healthier lives, one person at a time."

Community Health Services complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not and shall not discriminate in any of its programs on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, gender variance or other legally protected status.
 
Discrimination has no place at Community Health Services and is contrary to organizations' core values of inclusivity, respect and compassion.  We are here to serve the entire community and will always do so.

Community Health Services  cumple con las Leyes Federales de Derechos Civiles y no discrimina ni discriminara en ninguno de sus programas de salud sobre la base de raza, color, nacionalidad, género, orientación sexual, religión, edad, estado migratorio, su estado de  veterano, discapacidad, variedad de género o cualquier otro estado legalmente protegido.
 
La discriminación no tiene lugar en Community Health Services y es contraria a los valores fundamentales de las organizaciones de inclusión, respeto y compasión. Nosotros estamos aquí para servir a la comunidad  y siempre lo haremos.

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