• February 25, 2021

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Department of Health celebrates National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day

The City of El Paso Department of Public Health’s HIV Prevention program will join agencies and organizations across the country in celebrating National LatinX AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD) as a way to raise awareness about issues that Latino/Latina/Latinx individuals face at all stages of the HIV epidemic. The theme for this year’s National Latinx HIV/AIDS […]Read More

El Paso Department of Health: Measles outbreak officially over

On Thursday afternoon, officials with the Department of Public Health declared an end to the summer 2019 measles outbreak. “This event has once again proven that despite the fact that we had gone 25 years without a case, our team of experts was ready to respond,” said Robert Resendes, Public Health Director. “I extend a […]Read More

Department of Health Issues ‘Health Advisory’ Over Flu in Region

The City of El Paso Department of Public Health is issuing a health advisory to local physicians and healthcare providers regarding the increase in flu activity and a particular strain that can have severe effects on those with weaker immune systems. “We want our local community to be especially sensitive to those with chronic conditions […]Read More

Second Case of West Nile Confirmed this Season

The City of El Paso Department of Public Health has confirmed a second case of West Nile Virus in El Paso. The patient is a man in his early 50’s who lives in the city’s Eastside. He does not have any underlying medical conditions and is currently recovering at home. The first case of West […]Read More

EPFD, Health Departments announce March Dates for Free Flu Vaccines

The program “Vaccinations for Health” that teams up the El Paso Fire Department with the El Paso Health Department to provide free influenza, blood pressure and glucose screenings to patients 18 and older, colorectal screening kits to patients 50 and over and pneumonia vaccines to those 65 and older, will start again in March at […]Read More

EPFD, El Paso Health Dept continue “Vaccinations for Health” in

The program “Vaccinations for Health” that teams up the El Paso Fire Department with the El Paso Health Department to provide free influenza, blood pressure and glucose screenings to patients 18 and older, colorectal screening kits to patients 50 and over and pneumonia vaccines to those 65 and older, will start again in February at […]Read More

EPFD, Department of Health’s 1st Vaccinations for Health set for

The program “Vaccinations for Health” that team the El Paso Fire Department with the El Paso Health Department to provide free influenza, blood pressure and glucose screenings to patients 18 and older, colorectal screening kits to patients 50 and over and pneumonia vaccines to those 65 and older, will start again in January. “There’s no […]Read More