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Press Releases

    Eleven Flu-Related Deaths Reported in El Paso

    Public Health
    EL PASO, Texas – The number of flu-related deaths in El Paso now stands at 11 for this season. The three latest reports confirmed by the Department of Public Health involve two men, one in his 80’s, and another in his 50’s. The 11th case involves a female in her 70’s. All three had underlying medical conditions.

    One Additional Flu-Related Death Reported in El Paso

    Public Health
    EL PASO, Texas – The Department of Public Health has received a report of an additional flu-related death in the area. This bring the total of flu-related deaths reported to the Department of Public Health to eight. The latest reported flu-related death is a man in his 80s who had underlying medical conditions.

    Department Transforms into County Fair for Open House

    Public Health
    EL PASO, Texas – The Department of Public Health (DPH) invites the public to learn more about the department during the annual County Fair Open House on Thursday, February 1, at 5115 El Paso Drive. The DPH will be transformed into a county fair as employees celebrate the department’s 10th year in existence. More than a dozen programs will be represented at the event, which will feature information tables, interactive exhibits, and county fair-inspired refreshments.

    Four Additional Flu-Related Deaths Reported in El Paso

    Public Health
    El PASO, Texas – 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 how important it is to pay special attention when it comes to our senior population, especially those whose immune system may be especially vulnerable to the disease.”

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