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Press Releases

    TB Investigations Update 3

    Public Health
    As the City of El Paso Department of Public Health continues to investigate two separate unrelated Tuberculosis (TB) exposure cases, officials announced today that one patient has developed an active case of the disease at Frank Macias Elementary in Horizon City.

    TB Investigations Update 2

    Public Health
    Preliminary Information from Two Separate Investigations Reveal New Positive TB Test Results

    Department Proceeds with Two Unrelated TB Investigations

    Public Health
    During the initial round of testing, a total of 163 students were identified as having been possibly exposed. Of those, 149 were tested, 5 families have elected to have their child tested outside of the DPH, 1 family is out of town and 8 have not been reached either by letter, certified letter, phone call or home visit. Department of Public Health staff will continue to attempt to contact these families.

    First Case of West Nile Virus this Year

    Public Health
    The City of El Paso Department of Public Health has confirmed the first local case of West Nile virus (WNV) this year. The disease was detected in an elderly man who resides in the 79905 zip code.

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