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About the Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Program     

  • PHEP ensures health and safety of the El Paso community through:
  • Developing collaborative partnerships with federal, state and local government officials, hospitals, community-based organizations and volunteers.
  • Developing plans and providing training to partners and stakeholders.
  • Conducting drills and exercises of those plans.
  • Performing surveillance and investigation of specific communicable/infectious diseases and other public health threats or emergencies.



City of El Paso Department of Public Health
Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Program
5115 El Paso Dr.
El Paso, TX  79905
Phone: 915-212-6624
Fax: 915-212-6520

Hours of Operation
Monday – Thursday,
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Closed Fridays


The Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program (PHEP) enhances the capacity of the Department of Public Health to prevent, prepare for, respond to, and recover from the adverse health effects of public health emergencies and disasters.