• December 7, 2021

Tags : covid-19 el paso

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

City of El Paso ready for arrival, distribution of COVID-19

After an emergency approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Moderna Inc., have begun the second distribution of COVID-19 vaccinations throughout the nation. “The El Paso Fire Department and Department of Public Health is expecting a shipment of vaccinations to arrive this week. This first shipment from Moderna contains 900 doses for fire […]Read More

As COVID-19 deaths mount in El Paso, the pandemic is

When Cindy Colorado’s mother-in-law died from COVID-19 on Dec. 1 – becoming one of more than 1,300 El Pasoans who have succumbed to the virus in this border town – the family hoped to give her a traditional Catholic funeral. “We’d like at least some time of blessing, if it can be done,” Colorado said […]Read More

UMC preps for frontline Covid-19 vaccines after FDA approval

Friday afternoon, officials with University Medical Center of El Paso announced that they are making preparations for the vaccination of its frontline healthcare staff to take place after the anticipated receipt of more than 2,900 doses of a vaccine targeting the COVID-19 virus. “At this critical time in our community’s battle with this virus, we […]Read More

Walmart Announces new West El Paso location for COVID-19 Drone

Thursday morning, officials with Walmart, Quest Diagnostics, and DroneUp announced a new pilot location from which to provide drone delivery of COVID-19 at-home self-collection kits to single-family homes in the West El Paso-area. Drone deliveries will now launch from the West El Paso Walmart Neighborhood Market, located at 951 North Resler Drive, to single-family homes […]Read More

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