The City of El Paso Department of Public Health invites you to participate in the 2017 Community Preparedness Expo.
Saturday, September 9, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
El Paso Convention and Performing Arts Center, 1 Civic Center
The 2017 Community Preparedness Expo will showcase local emergency preparedness and response agencies. You'll be able to get a first-hand look at emergency response units, from the El Paso Fire Department, Homeland Security, Office of Emergency Management, and so many more.
Participating agencies and services:
2-1-1 Texas - FREE registration for the State of Texas Emergency Assistance Registry (STEAR)
Amateur Radio Emergency Services
American Red Cross
Border Regional Advisory Council (RAC) - Get trained on how to use a tourniquet
Civil Air Patrol
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) along with Las Palmas Neighborhood Association
Customs and Border Protection
Department of Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program - FREE emergency kit starter bags!
Department of Public Health Immunizations Program - Adult and children's vaccines available. Please visit the Immunizations Program website for eligibility criteria.
Department of Public Health Medicaid Waiver Program
Department of Public Health Tuberculosis Program
Department of Public Health WIC Program
Department of Public Health Zika Prevention Program
El Paso Animal Services
El Paso City-County Office of Emergency Management - Did you know the City/County has a mobile command unit? You'll be able to step inside the unit and learn what happens during an emergency
El Paso County Sheriff's Office
El Paso Electric
El Paso Fire Department - Get to see the inside of a fire truck and ambulance and learn hands-on CPR
El Paso Library
El Paso Police Department
El Paso Water
Emergence Health Network
Environmental Services Department
International Boundary and Water Commission
National Weather Service
Office of Resilience and Sustainability
Texas Department of State Health Services
Texas Parks and Wildlife - Wyler Aerial Tramway - Learn tips on hiking safely
Texas Tech University Health Science Center - El Paso Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing
The Hospitals of Providence - Come pick up a first aid kit!
United Blood Services - Save a life, donate blood at the Expo
West Texas Medical Reserve Corps
West Texas Regional Poison Center
Come by and join us for live presentations from local emergency preparedness and response agencies.
Schedule of Presentations:
10:30 a.m. Hands-On CPR
11:00 a.m. Tuberculosis 101
11:30 a.m. Hands-On CPR
12:00 p.m. Fire Safety in Homes
12:30 p.m. Hands-On CPR
1:00 p.m. Tuberculosis 101 (Spanish)
1:30 p.m. Hands-On CPR
All presentations will be conducted at the stage area.
Information for Exhibitors
- There is no fee to register as an exhibitor.
- We encourage exhibitors to display vehicles, educational information, and highlight the services they provide.
Deadline to register is Friday, August 18, 2017.
Questions? - Contact the event manager, Sara Saucedo, at 915-212-6524 or via email at PrepExpo@elpasotexas.gov