• January 25, 2022

Tags : covid

IDEA Horizon Vista to Host FREE COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic for

IDEA Public Schools has partnered with Immunize El Paso to host FREE COVID-19 vaccine clinic at IDEA Horizon Vista on Saturday, January 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The vaccine clinic is FREE and open to the public ages five and up. The clinic will also have first, second and booster shots of Pfizer and Moderna available. Vaccines will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.  No appointment or insurance information is needed but IDEA encourages families to register online ahead of time at https://go.izep.org/kids. All walk-ins are welcome until vaccines run out.  WHAT IDEA […]Read More

City Begins Administrating COVID-19 Booster to Children 12 to 15

The City of El Paso is pleased to announce that they will begin administering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster to children ages 12 to 15 and a third dose to children 5 to 11 who are moderately or severely immunocompromised, effective immediately at all City COVID-19 Vaccine sites by appointment only. The booster shots will be available five […]Read More

Ysleta ISD offers COVID-19 vaccine clinics at schools

Ysleta ISD offers COVID-19 vaccine clinics at schools  For those who received their first vaccine dose at Ysleta ISD’s November clinics, second doses – as well as booster shots for other eligible individuals – will be administered at the same schools. The first  vaccine dose will also be offered.   These vaccine clinics were organized at […]Read More

EPISD announces second-dose COVID vaccine clinics

The El Paso Independent School District and Immunize El Paso are partnering  once again to provide COVID-19 vaccines and boosters at all 64 elementary and middle school  campuses from Jan. 21 to Feb. 2.   The vaccine clinics are available free of charge to students as well as their parents and any  community member who qualifies.   […]Read More

Due to high demand, City expands hours at COVID-19 Testing

Due to high demand for COVID-19 testing, the City COVID-19 Clinics will expand their hours of operation during the remaining holiday season. “Health officials strongly recommended the public continue wearing face coverings while indoors and in crowded spaces. An infected person can transmit the COVID-19 virus to others before showing any symptoms,” health officials shared. […]Read More

UTEP Team Finds Evidence of COVID-19 in Texas Deer

Research conducted by Douglas Watts, Ph.D., professor of biological sciences at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), has found COVID-19 present in white-tailed deer in Texas. A report on the discovery was published recently in Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, a peer-reviewed journal focusing on diseases transmitted to humans by animals. The UTEP team […]Read More

Health Officials Urge Residents to Celebrate the Holidays Safely

Health officials are urging the community who are gathering or traveling this holiday to celebrate safely by taking the proper safety precautions and get tested before and after returning from travel. “We want people to celebrate this holiday season keeping traditions alive yet continuing to follow a few simple steps to keep everyone safe and […]Read More

El Paso County Officials Ask the Community to Be Safe

El Paso County is in Stage 2 on our community’s Covid-19 Scorecard (Stage 1 being the worst). Today, the Health Department reported 337 hospitalizations in El Paso with 116 patients in ICU due to COVID-19. In total, there have been 2, 948 individuals who have passed away from the virus. “If you are attending a gathering this holiday season or making plans to travel please do your part to […]Read More

City COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Holiday Schedule

Several COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites will be closed to allow staff to observe the holidays. COVID-19 VACCINATION SITES: December 20 – 23 and December 27- 30 El Paso Convention Center will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. City COVID-19 Clinics open from 8 a.m. to noon and 1p.m. to 5 p.m. o    220 S. Stanton […]Read More