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The Department of Health and Community Services provides a wide array of direct public health services and referral to additional social services available in the community. We hope that this web site will provide you with an overview of the services available and easy access to additional information.


To promote, protect and preserve with dignity the health and well being of the people and communities of San Juan County.


To assure efficient, quality public services and education which promote life-long physical and mental health for the citizens of the County with independence and dignity;

To collaborate with private providers, community resources, volunteers and other agencies so individuals can obtain services in a simple, straight forward manner;

To allocate public resources for optimal levels of service while recognizing fiscal priorities of the citizens, changing needs, legal mandates and the County's unique geography.

Mark Tompkins, RS, Director
Frank James, M.D., Health Officer
Shelly Easterday, Office Manager

Community Health
Ellen Wilcox, MSW, MPH, Manager

Environmental Health
Kyle Dodd, RS, Manager

Senior Services
Wendy Stephens, Manager

Human Services
Barbara LaBrash, Manager