Free Lead Testing for Childcares

The Larimer County Department of Health and Environment (LCDHE) is able to assist with testing the water being used in your school or child care facility. By registering with the link below, LCDHE staff will contact you to coordinate water sampling and consultation on test results at no cost. Visit this page for more information or register below:

Register Here for Free Lead Testing

2022 Environmental Health Fees




Blue-green algae blooms have prompted several lakes and ponds to close in Larimer County. Water Quality Manager Chris Manley, REHS, explains how to spot it. For more information about blue-green algae and if testing should be done, visit the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment's Toxic Algae information web page. 

Contact Health

The Health Department has three locations:

Fort Collins office
1525 Blue Spruce Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80524
(970) 498-6700
Fax: (970) 498-6772

Loveland office
200 Peridot Avenue
Loveland, CO 80537
(970) 619-4580
Fax: (970) 619-4589

Estes Park office
1601 Brodie Avenue
Estes Park, CO 80517
(970) 577-2050
Fax: (970) 577-2060