• May 17, 2021

Tags : covid-19 el paso

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Monday Covid-19 Update: 52% Fully/68% Partially Vaccinated residents; 135,448 Total

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 ***(5/17/2021) VACCINATIONS in El Paso County (pop. 640,180 of 16y/o+) 753,654 administered | 52.6% fully […]Read More

How suspension of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine will

Tuesday’s recommendation to suspend the use of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines will have a slight impact on El Paso’s vaccination efforts, potentially making it more difficult to protect hard-to-reach populations. The state sent 1,900 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to El Paso this week, only about 6% of the first […]Read More

Study finds COVID-19 antibodies in 29% of El Pasoans

Nearly a third of El Pasoans surveyed have coronavirus antibodies, according to preliminary study results released Monday — the highest rate of the six parts of the state studied. Twenty-nine percent of residents surveyed in El Paso’s trauma service area, which includes El Paso, Hudspeth and Culberson counties, have antibodies indicating a recent coronavirus infection. […]Read More

TTUHSC El Paso offers online wellness resources for Front-Line Health

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso announced Tuesday the creation of a collection of virtual wellness resources for community members and front-line health care professionals leading the fight against the spread of COVID-19 in El Paso. COVID-19 cases in El Paso skyrocketed in November, and our U.S.-Mexico border community became one of the […]Read More

HACEP distributes COVID-19 vaccines to 850 residents

Friday afternoon, the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso (HACEP), in collaboration with University Medical Center (UMC), Amistad, El Paso County Coliseum, El Paso County and County Judge Ricardo Samaniego, distributed vaccines to 850 elderly residents. “I am so grateful for everyone involved in the project especially my team in Residence Services who were able […]Read More