• May 10, 2021

Tags : El Paso COVID-19

El Paso-area Coronavirus Archive Stories: April 2021

This archive page of our El Paso-area Coronavirus Information has releases and information from April 2021. 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

Using technology, El Paso International Airport strengthens protections against COVID-19

El Paso International Airport (ELP) officials released new details regarding the facility’s battle to keep travelers and workers safe from the COVID-19 virus. ELP crews are disinfecting surfaces using a variety of measures including ultraviolet disinfecting technology. “The health and safety of our passengers, partners, and workforce continue to be our priority,” said Sam Rodriguez, […]Read More

El Paso-area Coronavirus Archive Stories: March 2021

This archive page of our El Paso-area Coronavirus Information has releases and information from March 2021. 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

El Paso ISD designated as COVID-19 vaccine provider

On Friday, officials with the El Paso Independent School District has been designated as a COVID vaccine provider by the Texas Department of State Health Services in an effort to increase the number of educators in the region who have been vaccinated against the virus. “EPISD has worked diligently to make sure our employees have […]Read More

County Judge Samaniego, Mayor Leeser issue orders to reflect Gov.

Both County Judge Ricardo Samaniego and El Paso Mayor Oscar Leeser issued orders for the region to reflect Governor Greg Abbott’s orders last week to re-open the state and do away with the mask mandate. According to a statement from Judge Samaniego, County’s Stay Safe Order No. 16 was issued to reflect Governor Greg Abbott’s […]Read More

El Paso-area Coronavirus Archive Stories: February 2021

This archive page of our El Paso-area Coronavirus Information has releases and information from February 2021. 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

Texas expects to receive more than 200k initial doses of

The Food and Drug Administration approved Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday for use in the U.S., the third vaccine to be approved since the pandemic began. Texas could initially receive more than 200,000 doses, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, but the agency hasn’t received a timeline for when they […]Read More

HACEP completes second round of COVID-19 vaccinations to more than

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 more than 800 elderly residents on Friday, February 26.’ “We want to thank all of our partners, University Medical Center, County Judge Ricardo Samaniego, Amistad […]Read More

UTEP Survey reveals hidden health, wellness benefits of COVID-19 Pandemic

A study by physiology researchers at The University of Texas at El Paso found that El Paso’s stay-at-home ordinance due to the COVID-19 pandemic had positive effects on the health and well-being of the region’s residents. Despite a shutdown of gyms and movement restrictions on non-essential activities, residents increased their fitness activity and closely monitored […]Read More