• January 17, 2021

Tags : covid-19 el paso


Saturday Covid-19 Update: 106,312 Total cases; Recoveries at 68,690 with

This story will be updated as new information arrives from area government offices, school districts, and other organizations regarding their Coronavirus (COVID-19) preparations and guidelines. City Resources & FAQ  |   Direct link to ALL city closures  |  Department of Health Information site ***(1/16/2021) On Saturday morning, DPH officials reported 521 new cases; and, staff will also be […]Read More

UPDATE: UMC fills all available appointment registrations for 1st dose

In only three hours after opening online registration, officials with University Medical Center of El Paso announced that they have closed vaccination appointment registration for the first dose of the recently received allotment of 5,000 Moderna COVID-19 vaccines. The first 5,000 registrants, who fall into categories 1A and 1B, primarily first responders and those 65 […]Read More

City of El Paso: More Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines arrive; Frontline

Tuesday evening, officials with the  City of El Paso announced that they had received an additional 1,100 Moderna vaccinations as part of the Phase 1 distribution for those at highest risk for contracting COVID-19. On Wednesay, January 6, the Department of Public Health (DPH) and El Paso Fire Department will continue administering the Moderna vaccine […]Read More

$10m in additional funds available to aid local small businesses

Tuesday afternoon, Better Business Bureau Paso del Norte officials announced that El Paso County has made $10 million in grants, loans and technical assistance available to aid small businesses which have been negatively impacted by COVID-19 through its Financial Assistance for Safety, Technology & Economic Resilience (FASTER) Program. “We have included information regarding all the […]Read More

Socorro ISD postpones return to in-person instruction one week; Will

The Socorro Independent School District continues to monitor community health data and seek guidance from health authorities to guide its Back to School Safely plans. Based on a recommendation from the El Paso City/County health authority Dr. Hector Ocaranza, Socorro ISD will not begin in-person instruction until after January 18. “Team SISD is committed to […]Read More

TTP El Paso Receives 3,000 doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine

Three thousand doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine arrived at the Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso Alberta, Kenworthy and Transmountain clinics on last week, and are now being administered. Armando Meza, M.D., chief of infectious diseases at TTUHSC El Paso and TTP El Paso, received his first dose of the Pfizer vaccine last week and […]Read More

City of El Paso to start COVID-19 Vaccinations for High-Risk

Wednesday afternoon, officials with City of El Paso Department of Public Health (DPH) announced the next priority groups to be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus are people 65 years of age and older and those 16 years of age and older with at least one chronic medical condition that puts them at an increased risk […]Read More

COVID-19 Testing schedule for the Christmas, New Year Holidays

Several COVID-19 testing sites will be closed on Friday, December 25 and Friday, January 1, in observation of the Christmas and New Year holidays, but will resume their regular schedule on Tuesday, January 2, 2021. The City will close the East Side testing site, 301 George Perry Blvd., and the West Side testing site, 7400 […]Read More

Diocese of El Paso to re-open to Phase 3 on

Tuesday morning, officials with the Diocese of El Paso announced that, due to a decline in the number of cases of COVID in the El Paso community and a decline in the number of hospitalizations, Catholic churches in El Paso County will now have the opportunity to open in time for Christmas. Officials added that […]Read More