• May 7, 2021

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El Paso’s Health Department Honored for Excellence in the Border

 The Department of Public Health has been recognized as the 2020 Local Health Department of the Year Award by the Texas Association of City & County Health Officials (TACCHO). “This accolade could not come at a better time for us as a City Department,” Resendes said. “We are working late hours and shifting responsibilities across […]Read More

El Paso Department of Public Health to offer Family Planning

Officials with the City of El Paso Department of Public Health announced Monday they will begin offering family planning at its flagship campus in Central El Paso. Thanks to a federal Title X grant, the new program is being integrated with the Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention Program under its new title “El Paso CommUnity Care […]Read More

Free HIV Testing Set for National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day

More than 2,000 residents are currently living with HIV in El Paso County, and of those newly diagnosed, 90 percent are Hispanic/Latinx. In order to reduce these statistics, the City of El Paso Department of Public Health (DPH) is joining departments and agencies across the nation in celebrating National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day. Although the […]Read More

2017 Community Preparedness Expo Set for Saturday

The City of El Paso Department of Public Health and emergency response partners invite the community to celebrate “National Preparedness Month” by participating in the 2017 Community Preparedness Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 9, at the El Paso Convention Center. “In the aftermath of recent Hurricane Harvey, we are reminded of the […]Read More

El Paso Fire, Health Departments announce November Dates for Free

The program “Vaccinations for Health” that teams up the El Paso Fire Department with the El Paso Health Department to provide free vaccines and medical check ups returns this month. Officials say influenza vaccines, blood pressure and glucose screenings to patients 18 and older, colorectal screening kits to patients 50 and over and pneumonia vaccines […]Read More

Second Flu-Related Death in El Paso Recorded

A second El Paso resident has died as a result of flu complications this season. The City of El Paso Department of Public Health reported today that the patient was a woman in her early 50’s who had underlying medical conditions. She had tested positive for Influenza A. It is not yet known if she […]Read More