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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 2016 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

    Department of Public Health Promotes Breastfeeding Month

    Public Health
    The WIC Program will be celebrating National Breastfeeding month with the following events: · Breastfeeding Awareness Month Proclamation - August 8 - Regular City Council Meeting · Big Latch On Event - August 5, 9 am-10:30 am - Bassett Center Mall · WIC Super Splash-a-thon at Grandview Spray Park - August 12, 9 am - 12 pm - 3100 Jefferson Avenue · Superpower Photo Booth Event in August at 12 WIC centers during normal hours of operation

    Third Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed in El Paso

    Public Health
    El PASO, Texas – The City of El Paso Department of Public Health has confirmed a third case of West Nile Virus in the area. The patient is a man in his 40’s who lives in the Mission Valley and reportedly suffers from other chronic medical conditions. This is the third case of West Nile Virus confirmed so far this season and the second case confirmed this week.

    Second Case of West Nile

    Public Health
    El PASO, Texas – The City of El Paso Department of Public Health has confirmed a second case of West Nile Virus in El Paso. The patient is a man in his early 50’s who lives in the city’s Eastside. He does not have any underlying medical conditions and is currently recovering at home.

    Free Services Offered for National HIV Testing Day

    Public Health
    EL PASO, Texas – For more than ten years community agencies and advocacy groups across the country have shed light on the effort to reduce the incidence of HIV through National HIV Testing Day. With more than 2,000 people living with HIV in El Paso County, the City of El Paso Department of Public Health is renewing its efforts by offering free testing as part of this nationwide movement.

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