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Press Releases

    Approximately 150 Students in the Ysleta Independent School District Possibly Exposed to TB

    Public Health
    El PASO, Texas – The City of El Paso Department of Public Health is currently investigating a possible Tuberculosis (TB) exposure involving approximately 150 students in the Ysleta Independent School District. The Department will be sending letters to the parents informing them that their child(ren) may have had close contact with someone with active TB. As a precaution, the Department of Public Health is recommending that these individuals be screened for TB through a blood draw that will be tested at the Department of Public Health laboratory in El Paso.

    Flu Vaccines for Eligible Children Offered Free of Charge During National Influenza Vaccination Week

    Public Health
    EL PASO, Texas – In observance of National Influenza Vaccination Week, the Department of Public Health will waive the administration fee for children’s flu vaccines on Wednesday, December 6. Qualifying children may receive the flu vaccine free of charge at the Immunization Program Health Centers located at the Ysleta Center, 110 Candelaria Road, and the Henderson Center, 721 South Mesa. Both centers are open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    World AIDS Day Events Planned

    Public Health
    EL PASO, Texas – The City of El Paso Department of Public Health will commemorate World AIDS Day with two community events on December 1. The HIV Prevention Program will offer free confidential HIV testing from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the HIV Prevention Program located at 701 Montana.

    2-1-1 Texas Celebrates Information and Referral Day

    Public Health
    El PASO, Texas – Every day thousands of people find the help they need quickly, conveniently and free of charge because of Information and Referral (I&R) services. To recognize the importance of I&R in our community, 2-1-1 Texas Rio Grande Area Information Center is taking part in I&R Day on November 16.

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