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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

    Area Partners Join Against HIV/AIDS for Candlelight Vigil

    Public Health
    EL PASO, Texas – With more than 2,000 reported cases of people living with HIV in El Paso County and even more believed to be infected but not diagnosed, the City of El Paso Department of Public Health’s HIV Prevention Program is teaming up with other organizations to bring international awareness to the issue. The Binational HIV/AIDS Candlelight Vigil is a tradition that aims to raise social consciousness and help stop the shame and discrimination often associated with the disease.

    Third Flu Related Death

    Public Health
    EL PASO, Texas – The City of El Paso Department of Public Health announced today the third flu-related death in the area this season. The patient was a pre-teen girl with multiple chronic medical conditions. She tested positive for Influenza A and had not received a flu vaccine this season.

    Department of Public Health Offers Free Low-Cost Vaccines for Children

    Public Health
    The recent outbreak of mumps cases in other parts of Texas have made this year’s National Infant Immunization Week all the more significant...

    Public Health Celebrates Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

    Public Health
    After nearly half a century of being housed at the Tillman Health Center downtown, the City of El Paso Public Health Laboratory is now fully-housed under one roof. To celebrate the move, as well as Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (MLPW), the Department of Public Health is opening the doors to local partners including the media...

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