• May 12, 2021

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UMC, EPCH urge pre registration for vaccination of youths; Website,

University Medical Center of El Paso and El Paso Children’s Hospital are urging parents to pre-register their children, ages 12-15, in anticipation of open vaccination with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. The registration advocacy comes as the CDC Advisory Council on Immunizations Practice (ACIP) gave final approval Wednesday to vaccinate individuals ages 12 to 15. If […]Read More

University Medical Center celebrating 106 year of service to El

Exactly 106 years ago, on January 26, the hospital known today by the borderland as University Medical Center of El Paso, was born and hospital officials are sharing highlights of the last century plus of service. “Through the last century, UMC has healed many millions – yes, millions –  of El Pasoans, and continues to […]Read More

UMC, Vitalant urge Recovered COVID-19 Patients to donate Plasma to

Officials with University Medical Center of El Paso and Vitalant are urging El Pasoans who have recovered from COVID-19 to donate their plasma to help other patients survive the current pandemic. Vitalant recently launched a program to treat COVID-19 patients with blood plasma donated by people who have recovered from the disease. Known as “convalescent […]Read More

El Paso Health Care Officials: Do not delay emergency care

The COVID-19 pandemic has people across the nation being more cautious about how they navigate their lives. But caution can have a downside when it comes to getting necessary care for non-COVID health concerns. Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso, University Medical Center of El Paso (UMC), Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare, The Hospitals of […]Read More

University Medical Center acquires Border Pediatrics

Friday afternoon, University Medical Center of El Paso officials announced the acquisition of both locations of Border Pediatrics, a longtime provider of pediatric care in El Paso. “As the largest public hospital along the US/Mexico border and the only Level 1 trauma center in our region, we need to continually find more ways to bring […]Read More

UMC, Bravo Chevrolet Cadillac, UMC Foundation announce unveiling of gift

Wednesday morning, officials with University Medical Center of El Paso, Bravo Chevrolet Cadillac Las Cruces and Bravo Chevrolet El Paso, and UMC Foundation jointly announced the unveiling of a large-screen video system, made possible through a $10,000 donation by Bravo Chevrolet Cadillac President, Raymond Palacios. The new video system will be used to keep employees […]Read More

UMC, EPCH, TTP El Paso urge recovered El Pasoans to

University Medical Center of El Paso (UMC), El Paso Children’s Hospital (EPCH) and Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso (TTP El Paso) urge any individuals who have fully recovered from novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to donate convalescent plasma as a key weapon in the fight against the virus. Vitalant, the nation’s largest independent blood provider, has […]Read More

UMC Officials: Hosptial gets second ‘A’ in Spring 2020 Hospital

Officials with University Medical Center of El Paso (UMC) announced Thursday that their facility is now among the safest hospitals in the nation, according to the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade system. UMC had previously been awarded an “A” in Spring 2019, becoming the only public hospital in Texas to achieve an “A” rating. “This award […]Read More