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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 2015 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

    Department of Health confirms first West Nile case in El Paso this year

    Public Health
    The City of El Paso announced today that the first case of West Nile Virus in El Paso this season has been confirmed. The patient is a man in his late 70’s who lives in the central part of town. The news comes as the Department of Public Health begins its efforts to prevent mosquito-borne diseases like West Nile and the newly emerging Zika virus...

    Binational Candlelight AIDS Vigil to Promote Awareness and Testing

    Public Health
    The City of El Paso Department of Public Health’s HIV Prevention in collaboration with non-profit agencies from surrounding areas and across the US/Mexico border will unite to host the 25th Annual AIDS Candlelight Vigil and Health Fair on Friday, May 13th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the newly-renovated San Jacinto Plaza in downtown El Paso...

    Free HepC Testing Offered

    Public Health
    Today millions of Americans are living with Hepatitis C, but because testing for the disease is not part of standard blood work, many of these people have no idea they are infected. Unfortunately, Hepatitis C is a leading cause of cirrhosis and liver cancer, and is especially dangerous because people can live with the disease for decades without having symptoms or feeling sick.

    Binational Candlelight AIDS Vigil to Promote Awareness and Testing

    Public Health
    The City of El Paso Department of Public Health’s HIV Prevention in collaboration with non-profit agencies from surrounding areas and across the US/Mexico border will unite to host the 25th Annual AIDS Candlelight Vigil and Health Fair on Friday, May 13th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the newly-renovated San Jacinto Plaza in downtown El Paso.

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