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El Paso Reports First Confirmed Cases of the Omicron Variant

Public Health - Jan 4, 2022

The City of El Paso Department of Public Health (DPH) received confirmation of its first twelve (12) cases that tested positive for the COVID-19 Omicron variant.

2022.01.03 NEWS RELEASE City of El Paso Reports Omicron Variant Cases


El Paso Council Approves Funding for District Attorney's Information Management System

City of El Paso - Jan 3, 2022

The City Council approved an interlocal agreement with the County that will reimplement the District Attorney's Information Management System (DIMS) program that offers law enforcement officials efficiencies when filing criminal charges.

El Paso Council Approves Funding for District Attorneys Information Management System


City’s Urban Park Earns Prestigious Regional Title of Best Project

Capital Improvement - Dec 30, 2021

The City of El Paso is excited to announce that “The Beast” Urban Park (Phase I) a Best Project Award of Merit in the Sports/Entertainment category by Engineering News-Record for the Texas- Louisiana Region.

2021.12.30 NEWS RELEASE City Earns Top Notch Engineering Award


City Expands Hours at COVID-19 Testing Sites Due to High Demand

Public Health - Dec 30, 2021

Due to high demand for COVID-19 testing, the City COVID-19 Clinics will expand their hours of operation during the remaining holiday season.

2021.12.30 NEWS RELEASE City COVID 19 Clinics Testing Sites Open Due to High Demand


The El Paso Fire Department Reminds the Community About Fire Safety and Ordinances

Fire Department - Dec 23, 2021

The El Paso Fire Department would like to remind the public that outdoor burning of trash to include brush, grass, leaves, branch trimmings, or any other yard waste, is PROHIBITED within City Limits per El Paso Municipal Code 9.36.060- Outdoor burning.

12.23.2021 NEWS RELEASE The El Paso Fire Department Reminds the Community About Fire Safety and Ordinances


Celebrate the New Year at Scenic Drive with Live Active El Paso

Parks & Recreation - Dec 23, 2021

Live Active El Paso encourages everyone to start off the New Year with a focus on overall health and wellness, and what better way to do so than by participating in a special Live Active EP event from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on January 2 at Scenic Drive.

NEWS RELEASE Live Active El Paso to Host New Year Event at Scenic Drive


El Paso Museum of History Launches New DIGIE Website

City of El Paso - Dec 21, 2021

The El Paso Museum of History has launched a new, redesigned website for DIGIE (Digital Information Gateway in El Paso) that features a complete digital user experience.

NEWS RELEASE El Paso Museum of History Launches New DIGIE Website


City Offers Free Recycling of Live Holiday Trees Starting December 28

Environmental Services - Dec 21, 2021

Beginning Tuesday, December 28, the City of El Paso invites members of the public to bring their live Christmas trees in for recycling to one of the Environmental Services Department’s Citizen Collection Stations.

NEWS RELEASE City to Offer LIve Tree Recycling Services Starting Dec. 28


Health Officials Urge Residents to Celebrate the Holidays Safely

Public Health - Dec 21, 2021

Health officials are urging the community who are gathering or traveling this holiday to celebrate safely by taking the proper safety precautions and get tested before and after returning from travel.

2021.12.21 NEWS RELEASE Health Officials Urge Residents to Celebrate the Holidays Safely


City COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Holiday Schedule

Public Health - Dec 20, 2021

Several COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites will be closed to allow staff to observe the holidays.

2021.12.20 NEWS RELEASE COVID 19 Vaccination and Testing Schedule for the Holidays


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