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Press Releases

    Third Travel-Associated Case of Zika Virus

    Public Health
    EL PASO, Texas – The City of El Paso Department of Public Health (DPH) announced today the confirmation of the third travel-related case of Zika virus in the area. A pregnant woman in her mid-30s tested positive for the virus following travel to South America.

    Department of Public Health Offers Free Testing for National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

    Public Health
    EL PASO, Texas – More than 2,000 people are living with HIV in El Paso and every year approximately 100 more are diagnosed with the disease. In an effort to lower those numbers, the City of El Paso Department of Public Health (DPH) is commemorating National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD), which is celebrated nationally on October 15 by offering free, confidential testing this week.

    El Pasoans Urged to Get Flu Shot Ahead of Season

    Public Health
    PASO, Texas – The City of El Paso Department of Public Health (DPH) is joining other cities across the Lone Star State to commemorate Texas Influenza Awareness Day on October 1. As the number of flu cases in our area begins to pick up steam, officials want to make sure that everyone six months old and older gets vaccinated to protect themselves from getting the flu.

    Fourth West Nile Case Reported in El Paso Area

    Public Health
    EL PASO, Texas – A fourth case of West Nile virus has been reported to the City of El Paso Department of Public Health. The patient is a man in his 30’s who lives in the Lower Valley. The case comes as El Paso continues to see rainy weather conditions which can create breeding conditions for the mosquitoes that carry the disease. This is why health officials continue to urge residents to take personal measures to remove standing water outside their homes.

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