• January 17, 2021

Tags : El Paso COVID-19

UTEP to Start COVID-19 vaccination of Faculty, Staff and current

The University of Texas at El Paso announced Friday that the school will administer nearly 1,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine next week to current students, faculty and staff. “We are grateful to be able to take care of our faculty, staff and students in this way,” said UTEP President Heather Wilson. “As the […]Read More

Texas announces sites for next COVID-19 vaccine shipment

Texas health officials on Sunday released a list of coronavirus “vaccination hubs” that will receive the state’s next shipment of vaccines. The 28 hubs will get 158,825 doses of the vaccine this week, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services. Another 38,300 doses will go to other providers across the state. The number […]Read More

Fort Bliss extends Public Health Emergency due to Covid-19

Wednesday, the Senior Mission Commander of 1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss, Maj. Gen. Sean Bernabe, extended the public health emergency for Fort Bliss that had been in effect since November 6. Post officials share that this declaration allows the installation to continue assisting the William Beaumont Army Medical Center in caring for Department of […]Read More

City hosts Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic for Pre-Registered Residents

The City of El Paso partnered with Immunize El Paso to assist the non-profit clinic dispense their allocation of COVID-19 vaccine faster to qualified community members including first responders, healthcare personnel, people 65 years of age and older and those 16 years of age and older with at least one chronic medical condition. The mass-vaccination […]Read More

El Paso-area Coronavirus Archive Stories: December 2020

This archive page of our El Paso-area Coronavirus Information has releases and information from December 2020. 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*** […]Read More

City of El Paso receives Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines

The City of El Paso officials announced Thursday that they have received 2,400 Moderna vaccinations as part of the Phase 1 distribution for those at highest risk for contracting of COVID-19, including first responders and healthcare personnel who are essential to keeping the healthcare system operational for the community. The Moderna shipment of vaccinations contains […]Read More

Healthcare Providers called to become COVID-19 Vaccinators

Monday afternoon, officials with the City of El Paso Department of Public Health (DPH) encouraged local healthcare providers to join the fight against COVID-19 by becoming COVID-19 vaccine providers. “It is only through community-wide participation by our fellow healthcare providers that we will successfully make vaccine widely available and easily accessible to all El Paso […]Read More

City COVID-19 Clinics open for Free Flu Shot Events; Will

City officials announced Wednesday afternoon that the City’s Department of Public Health will be using the new COVID-19 clinics to conduct test runs by offering free flu shots to anyone 6 months and older at four community events, in preparation for the COVID-19 vaccine. All attending need to be wearing a face covering and for […]Read More

City to host Virtual Town Hall to prepare community for

The City of El Paso Department of Public Health (DPH) along with local medical experts invite the community to a virtual town hall to learn more about Texas’ distribution plans and local efforts for the COVID-19 vaccination. The panelist will share the latest information on the distribution plan, local COVID-19 dispensing plan efforts, the vaccine’s […]Read More