Frequently Asked Questions
How can I contact your department?
The main office for the City of El Paso Department of Public Health is located at 5115 El Paso Drive. You may also reach us by calling (915) 212-6502 or via e-mail by clicking on the contact link or Contact Us.
What are your hours of operation?
The main office is open from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, CLOSED ON FRIDAY. (The hours of operation for our satellite offices and clinics may vary.)
What services do you offer?
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. Our complete listing of programs is available on the menu of options located on the top of the page.
Do you offer vector control services?
No. Vector control services are provided by the City of El Paso Environmental Services Department. To contact the Environmental Services Department call (915) 3-1-1.
Should I report suspected municipal code violations or other environmental concerns to this office?
No. Environmental issues, such as municipal code violations, should be reported to the Code Compliance Division of the City of El Paso Environmental Services Department. To report an environmental concern or code violation call (915) 3-1-1.
Where can I get a septic tank inspection?
The Department of Public Health does not offer this service. The service is performed by the El Paso County On-Site Sewage Department. To contact the El Paso County On-Site Sewage Department call (915) 546-2015.
Administrative / Main Offices
5115 El Paso Drive
El Paso, TX 79905
Hours of Operation:
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Monday - Thursday
(Some programs offer services on Friday)
Provide Public Health related research, evaluation, education, prevention, intervention, and preparedness services
- Zika Virus
- TB INVESTIGATION / INFORMATION
- Community Health Assessment (CHA)
- Accredited Food Handler Training Programs
- HIV Prevention
- Food Establishment Inspection
- Sexually Transmitted Diseases
- Healthy Cooking Cook Book
- Clean Air/Smoke Free Food Ordinance Changes
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website
- Healthcare 411
- Flu Prevention
- Selected Health Measures for El Paso, TX 2011
- Full Document - Selected Health Measures for El Paso, TX 2008
- Regional Strategic Framework
- Need Health Insurance?
- Necesita un Seguro Medico?