Health Record Information
Weld County may collect health information to provide services at the Weld County Health Department, during emergency response, or when applying for or using other County services.
In certain public safety and emergency response situations, we collect biometric data, including fingerprints and health related measurements such as heart rate or blood pressure.
Examples of Health Information
Types of health information the County may collect include, but is not limited to:
- Medical condition
- Heart rate
- Blood pressure
- Vaccination records
Using Health Information
Health information may be used during an emergency response to ensure public safety or provide necessary medical care. Certain health information may be shared with local partner agencies, such as hospital staff, during emergency or medical response.
It may also be used to diagnose medical conditions or to provide other medical services.
Protections for Health Record Information
We abide by legal requirements for managing health record information according to state and federal law.