Health Advisories

Register for Public Health Notifications

Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCov)

Return-to-Work Criteria for Healthcare Personnel or First Responders with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 (10/28/2020)

Health Advisory Regarding Young Athletes

Guidance for Young Athletes

Community Specimen Collection Advisory ***UPDATED*** (4-24-20)

Orders for Dental Offices in El Paso City-County

Community Specimen Collection Advisory ***UPDATED*** (4-21-20)

GUIDANCE ON RETURN TO WORK FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS (4/7/20)

Release from Home Isolation Guidelines (4/3/20)

Health Advisory Updated 3-12-20

Local Health Advisory Regarding Specimen Submission ***UPDATED*** (3-3-20)

DPH COVID-19 Specimen Submission Form

CDC Specimen Submission Form

Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients with Confirmed 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) or Patients Under Investigation for 2019-nCoV in Healthcare Settings (CDC Link)

Local Health Advisory **UPDATED** (2-28-20)

Local Health Advisory for El Paso County **UPDATED** (2-28-20)

Link to Texas Department of State Health Services Novel Coronavirus page

Link to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) page

Local Contact Information

Epidemiology Program

Disease Reporting Hours:

24 hours a day / 7 days a week

915-212-6520

5115 El Paso Dr.

Suite A

El Paso, Texas 79905

Phone: 915-212-6520

Fax: 915-212-0170 

DPH Laboratory

4505 Alberta Ave. 2nd floor

El Paso, TX 79905

Phone: 915-212-0438

Fax: 915-212-0439