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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

    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.

    Mosquito Control Awareness Week

    Public Health
    EL PASO, Texas – With the summer season upon us, and the monsoon season on its way, mosquitoes are more prevalent. The Department of Public Health is joining other agencies and organizations across the country reminding residents that mosquitoes can spread various diseases. During the week of June 25 through July 1 the Department will be using social media to drive home the importance of preventing mosquito breeding and using personal protection to prevent getting bitten. Residents can like or follow EP Public Health on Facebook or Twitter for regular reminders on mosquito prevention.

    Vaccines at the Library

    Public Health
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