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Please check out our Frequently Asked Questions Page to help you understand what services we provide along with contact information for other agencies that provide health-related services that are not part of the department.

Please review our 2015 Annual Report. It includes brief descriptions of our programs and their accomplishments, a message from the Health Director, Assistant Director, and the Health Authority, demographics and health statistics, budget, staffing and funding information for the 2014 fiscal year.

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Press Releases

    Public Health Celebrates Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

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    Department of Public Health Offers Free Low-Cost Vaccines for Children

    Public Health
    The recent outbreak of mumps cases in other parts of Texas have made this year’s National Infant Immunization Week all the more significant...

    Public Health Celebrates Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

    Public Health
    After nearly half a century of being housed at the Tillman Health Center downtown, the City of El Paso Public Health Laboratory is now fully-housed under one roof. To celebrate the move, as well as Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (MLPW), the Department of Public Health is opening the doors to local partners including the media...

    TB Testing Yields Positive Results at Local Adult Day Care Center

    Public Health
    EL PASO, Texas – The City of El Paso Department of Public Health (DPH) has received preliminary results of 199 individuals tested during an investigation of a possible Tuberculosis (TB) exposure at a local senior day care center. A total of 199 people were tested using blood samples, with 65 of those tests coming back positive for TB infection.

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