• September 16, 2021

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16th case of West Nile Virus Confirmed in El Paso

The City’s 16th case of West Nile virus involves a man in his early 60’s. Despite having underlying medical conditions, public health officials say he was released from the hospital and is recovering at home. ”The community needs to take into account that for most people a mosquito bite is a nuisance, but for others it […]Read More

Three new cases of West Nile Virus confirmed

On Tuesday, officials with the City of El Paso Department of Public Health (DPH) confirmed three additional West Nile virus (WNV) cases in the area. The 8th case is a woman in her mid-70’s, the 9th case is a man in his early-80’s and the 10th case is a woman in her mid-70’s. All have […]Read More

Fifth Case of West Nile Found, Elderly Mission Valley Man

The number of confirmed West Nile Virus cases in El Paso continues to rise. Officials with the Department of Public Health announced Thursday that a fifth case of West Nile Virus involves a man in his 70’s who lives in the Mission Valley. He has underlying medical conditions, but is recovering from the infection. “We […]Read More

City: More Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile

On Wednesday, the City of El Paso Department of Public Health announced that more mosquito pools collected in our area have tested positive for the West Nile Virus. While no human cases of the virus have been reported in the El Paso area, officials are reminding residents that preventing mosquito bites continues to be an […]Read More

El Paso DPH Observes National Mosquito Control Awareness Week

In observance of National Mosquito Control Awareness Week, the Public Health and Environmental Services Departments are teaming up with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to prevent mosquito bites, and mosquito-borne diseases such as West Nile Virus, Chikungunya, Dengue, and Zika. Mayor Dee Margo and City Council will proclaim Wednesday, June 27, 2018 “Zika […]Read More

Three more cases of West Nile Virus confirmed in El

The Department of Public Health has confirmed that three more people have contracted the West Nile virus in El Paso this year. The most recent confirmed cases involve an elderly man and woman who both live in the central part of the city as well as an elderly man from the Mission Valley. The number […]Read More

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