• January 25, 2022

Tags : covid-19 el paso

City to temporarily suspend curbside recycling collections December 1 due

Effective December 1, 2020, the City of El Paso Environmental Services Department will temporarily suspend curbside recycling collections until further notice due to staffing shortages caused by Covid-19. Collections of gray trash bins, and only gray bins, will continue as scheduled. “Unfortunately, our workforce has been hit hard by the pandemic. We must temporarily scale […]Read More

El Paso County Judge sends letter to Governor requesting additional

Friday evening, El Paso County Judge Ricardo Samaniego sent a letter to Texas Governor Greg Abbott asking for assistance and guidance regarding again imposing a curfew for the Borderland. The move comes a week after Judge Samaniego updated residents on his ‘Stay Home’ order that was overturned by the 8th Court of Appeals. At the […]Read More

PdNHF starts research-driven Covid-19 prevention program: ‘Reduce the Risk. For

According to focus groups recently conducted by the Paso del Norte Health Foundation (PdNHF), El Paso County residents need regionally specific and culturally sensitive information to help them reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19. “Many focus group participants indicated they have adopted CDC recommendations about hand-washing, face coverings and social distancing but said they needed […]Read More

Walmart partners with firms for drone-delivered Covid-19 collection kits in

Tuesday morning, Officials with Walmart, Quest Diagnostics, and DroneUp announced a pilot program to provide drone delivery of COVID-19 at-home self-collection kits to single-family homes in the El Paso-area. “Walmart has been serving the El Paso community throughout the pandemic with drive-thru testing sites and extended testing hours, and we wanted to provide another way […]Read More

El Paso-area Coronavirus Archive Stories: October 2020

This archive page of our El Paso-area Coronavirus Information has releases and information from October. For the most recent health developments on COVID-19, please visit our up-to-the-minute page; for official info, click below. Center for Disease Control (CDC)   |   World Health Organization    |    City of El Paso Department of Public Health ***ARCHIVE CONTENT FOLLOWS*** ***(10/31/2020) […]Read More