Public Health Department

Public Health Director - Becky Joyce

Testing & vaccinations are free, no ID required.


COVID-19 Vaccinations are generally scheduled for Tuesdays 9am - 12pm
at 1315 Snowden St., Silverton CO 81433

Call San Juan County Public Health: 970-387-0242 to make an appointment.


COVID-19 Testing: Are generally scheduled for Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 10am - 12pm
at 1315 Snowden St., Silverton CO 81433.
Call San Juan County Public Health: 970-387-0242 to make an appointment.

When to Seek Medical Attention

If you have any of these emergency warning signs* for COVID-19 get medical attention immediately:

  • Trouble breathing
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion or inability to arouse
  • Bluish lips or face

*This list is not all inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.

Call 911 if you have a medical emergency: Notify the operator that you have, or think you might have, COVID-19. If possible, put on a cloth face covering before medical help arrives.

Commitment to Containing COVID-19 in San Juan County



We are dedicated to protecting and improving the health and environment for the residents of San Juan County. preventing disease, disability, and premature death. promoting public policies and individual lifestyles that maintain and improve personal and environmental health. providing health services for the residents of San Juan County with special needs.

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Becky Joyce, RN

Director - San Juan County Public Health


Becky has been the Director of San Juan County Public Health for 3 years and has been a Registered Nurse since 2001. She likes the challenge of Public Health and school nursing in this geographically isolated area and is always open to new ideas and suggestions from her community. Her other passions are her family and hiking in the woods around Silverton.


Lois MacKenzie, RN

Director - Silverton Clinic


Lois has a unique relationship with the Miner\'s Union Hospital - she spent part of her childhood living in the hospital building, where she saw people born and die while her father served as the town physician. Apparently, the passion for medicine runs in the family, as she has been working as a nurse for over 23 years. She moved back to Silverton 5 years ago and teaches Tai Chi twice a week.


Amie Bicocchi

Office Manager & Tobacco Prevention Coordinator



1315 Snowden St

PO Box 619

Silverton CO, 81433

Fax# 970-387-5036


Becky: 970-387-0242


Lois: 970-387-5114


Office Hours: Silverton Clinic Open Thursdays, call for appointment




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