• October 27, 2020

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El Paso records first Flu-Associated death this season

The City of El Paso Department of Public Heath (DPH) announced Monday that one person has died as a result of complications related to the influenza virus. This is the first flu-associated death in the El Paso area, and involves a man in his 70’s who had underlying medical conditions. “Although this gentleman was a […]Read More

Flu Vaccination campaign begins in El Paso

With the change of seasons upon the Borderland, officials with Immunize El Paso say it’s now time to begin preparing the eminent flu season. The non-profit immunization clinic, is initiating their annual influenza vaccination to give El Pasoans an opportunity to stay healthy. “We want to ensure that we ensure that everyone is protected going into the flu season, and vaccination is […]Read More

Fifth Flu-related Death Reported in El Paso

An elderly man’s death marks the fifth flu-related death in the El Paso area this season. “We continue to see an unusually high number of flu cases being reported for this time of year,” said Fernando Gonzalez, Lead Epidemiologist. “Our residents need to continue to practice prevention techniques and be vigilant when it comes to […]Read More

Number of Flu-Related Deaths in El Paso Climbs to 19

The City of El Paso Department of Public Health (DPH) reports a new flu-related death increasing the total number to 19 so far this season. The latest victim is a woman in her 50’s with known underlying medical conditions. A total of 9,226 flu cases have been reported to the DPH this season compared to […]Read More

Four Additional Flu-Related Deaths Reported in El Paso; Total Now

The Department of Public Health has received reports of four additional flu-related deaths in the area this season bringing the total of flu-related deaths to seven. “The loss of life to the influenza virus is devastating to say the least,” said Public Health Director Robert Resendes. “The list, which unfortunately continues to grow, shows us […]Read More

Department of Health: Two Additional Flu-Related Deaths in El Paso

The Department of Public Health has recorded two more flu-related deaths in El Paso this season with both cases involving men in their 90’s who had received the flu vaccine but who had underlying medical conditions. “We extend our condolences to the patient’s family and other loved ones,” said El Paso Department of Public Health […]Read More