Public Health

The Department of Public Health promotes, ensures, and improves the health and well-being of our citizens through a variety of programs from immunizations to inspections of food establishments to pediatric dental services

El Paso Public HealthMission Statement

At the Department of Public Health (DPH) our mission is to provide public Health-related research, evaluation, education, prevention, intervention, and preparedness services.

An Academic Health Department

The Department of Public Health (DPH) is proudly an academic health department and has multiple affiliations with local, state and national educational institutions to provide student internships, public health education and training, research, and services. The partnerships allow to reduce the gap between classroom learning and practice of public health strengthening public health workforce curriculum, evidence-based instruction, service delivery and quality of community interventions. 

Main Location & Hours

5115 El Paso Drive
El Paso, TX 79905

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(Some programs offer services on Saturday)

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Public Health Services

211 Call Center

Connects people to vital state, local, and organizational services.

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CommUnity Care Center

Offers comprehensive family planning and preventive health services to the community.

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Dental Clinic

Provides eligible community members with the highest quality dental care.

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Education & Promotion

Provides educational presentations to the public on specific health related topics.

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Epidemiology

Rapidly detect and investigate communicable diseases and environmental health hazards.

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Flu

Learn about the Flu and how to get your flu vaccine.

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Food Inspection

View food scores and other related food inspection information.

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Hepatitis C Program

Testing, treatment, and information on Hep-C.

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HIV Prevention & Surveillance

Testing, prevention, and other services related to HIV/AIDS.

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Laboratory

Detection, prevention, and protection from infectious foodborne and waterborne diseases, and public health emergencies.

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Medicaid Waiver

Assists the undeserved community with access to preventive health services.

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STD Preventive Medicine

Provides clinical services for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections.

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TB Control

Controls the spread of Tuberculosis (TB) in El Paso County.

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Vaccination & Immunization

Immunize the uninsured population in El Paso, and surrounding areas in order to stop vaccine-preventable diseases.

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WIC Services

Education and monthly food package for Women, Infants, & Children.

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