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  • Six Pediatric Flu-associated Deaths Reported in Texas

    12/16/2019

    The number of flu cases continues to rise in El Paso, with the majority of cases being children between one and nine years old. The Department of Public Health has received reports of more than 700 cases of influenza reported so far this season. That’s compared to 372 cases recorded at the same time last year.

  • National Influenza Vaccination WeekPress Release

    12/2/2019

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  • Department of Public Health Observes National Influenza Vaccination Week

    12/2/2019

    National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) is observed the week of December 1, and with the increase influenza cases in El Paso this year, the Department of Public Health is working to help stop the spread of the virus.

  • World AIDS Day to be Commemorated with Documentary, Celebration

    12/1/2019

    To celebrate the many strides our community has made during the HIV epidemic, the Department of Public Health will commemorate World AIDS day during a special reception that will feature a screening of the film titled “5B” which tells the story of the country’s first hospital ward designed to care for people diagnosed with AIDS.

  • Vaccination Rate Pays Off

    11/14/2019

    EL PASO, Texas – Texas Medicine Today, a Texas Medical Association newsletter, attributed El Paso’s high vaccination rate for the City’s low measles outbreak in 2019.

  • El Paso's High Vaccination Rate Pays Off

    11/14/2019

    Texas Medicine Today, a Texas Medical Association newsletter, attributed El Paso’s high vaccination rate for the City’s low measles outbreak in 2019.

  • Flu Prevention Encouraged

    11/4/2019

    EL PASO, TEXAS – The start of the 2019 flu season has already seen more than 50 cases of the virus

  • Flu Prevention Encouraged Ahead of Holiday Season

    11/4/2019

    The start of the 2019 flu season has already seen more than 50 cases of the virus, more than double the number compared to this time last season. Officials with the City of El Paso Department of Public Health are hoping an increase in the number of those receiving the flu vaccine will help prevent the trend from affecting more area residents.

  • Family Planning Services

    10/22/2019

    EL PASO, TEXAS – Thanks to a federal Title X grant, the City of El Paso Department of Public Health will begin offering family planning...

  • Department of Public Health to Offer Family Planning Services

    10/21/2019

    Thanks to a federal Title X grant, the City of El Paso Department of Public Health will begin offering family planning at its flagship campus in Central El Paso. The new program is being integrated with the Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention Program under its new title “El Paso CommUnity Care Center”, promoting a high-quality level of care for its clients...