Preparedness Expo

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

Project Amistad

Salvation Army

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. 

Click here to register!

Deadline to register is Friday, August 18, 2017. 

Questions? - Contact the event manager, Sara Saucedo, at 915-212-6524 or via email at