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Please review our 2014 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

    Local Measles Vaccination Rates

    Public Health
    The City of El Paso Department of Public Health continues to monitor the current measles outbreak now affecting 14 states across the country. So far no cases have been reported here locally. The last case of measles in El Paso was seen in 1993. Officials attribute the lack of cases to the fact that a significant majority of the population in El Paso are vaccinated against the disease.

    New Flu Numbers

    Public Health
    The City of El Paso Department of Public Health continues to record new influenza cases in the local community.

    Culture of Health Finalist

    Public Health
    El Paso has been chosen as a finalist for the third annual Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Culture of Health Prize.

    Flu Virus Continues to Circulate

    Public Health
    Flu Virus Continues to Circulate New cases continue to be reported locally

    Third Flu Related Death

    Public Health
    An elderly man has become the third person to succumb to the influenza virus this season.

    3rd Flu Related Death

    Public Health
    The City of El Paso Department of Public Health announced today that an elderly man has become the third person to succumb to the influenza virus this season. Health officials say the man had underlying medical conditions. His death was reported last week.

    Texas Tobacco Free Kids Day

    Public Health
    The 2015 El Paso Texas Tobacco-Free Kids Day celebration will take place on: Saturday, March 21, 2015 10:30 am to 2:00 pm Multipurpose Recreation Center 9031 Viscount, El Paso, Texas 79925

    UPDATED-Department Formally Ends TB Event Investigation

    Public Health
    After a seven month investigation, the City of El Paso Department of Public Health announced today that the TB Infant Event has reached its conclusion.

    Fourth Flu Death Recorded this Season

    Public Health
    The City of El Paso Department of Public Health announced today that a fourth person has died after contracting the influenza virus this season.