May 3, 2022

San Juan Basin Public Health recommends local public health and dissolving a multi-county district

KSUT | By Sarah Flower

San Juan Basin Public Health Board of Health works to deliver their public health differently from the one jurisdiction in a multi-county region.

La Plata and Archuleta Counties are on track to having their county-run health departments and leaving the 75-year-old organization to dissolve under the politics of the pandemic.

KSUT’s Sarah Flower talks with Liane Jollon about what this separation could mean for the region and how dissolving health districts is becoming a statewide trend.

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