• October 15, 2021
 El Paso’s Department of Public Health offers community presentations on health-related topics

El Paso’s Department of Public Health offers community presentations on health-related topics

The Department of Public Health (DPH) is once again offering presentations to community groups and organizations on various health-related topics, to include the importance of the COVID-19 vaccine.

“Most recently, the Speakers Bureau began giving presentations on the importance and advantages of getting the COVID-19 vaccine, as well as providing information on vaccine facts and dispelling myths about the vaccine,” DPH officials shared.

Presentation requests must be made two (2) weeks prior to the presentation.

To request an in person or virtual presentation for your community group or organization, visit EPHealth.com under the Special Projects Tab Speakers Bureau and fill out the Presentation Request Form.

The Speakers Bureau, comprised of DPH subject-matter experts provide English and Spanish presentations and educational materials on important health topics such as:

  • COVID-19
  • 2-1-1 Information and Referral
  • Disease Prevention and Treatment:

o  Flu prevention

o  ImmTrac2 Texas Immunization Registry

o  Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

o  Vaccine-preventable diseases

    • Food Safety
    • Health Education and Promotion

o  How to talk to kids about sexuality

o  HIV 101

o  Overview of DPH services

o  Public Health essentials

o  Tobacco awareness and prevention

o  West Nile and Zika virus

    • Immunizations
    • Laboratory
    • Nutrition Education
    • Public Health Emergency Preparedness

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