El Paso County Public Health’s Immunization Clinic has flu vaccine available. Prices vary depending on insurance coverage and type of vaccine product (flu mist or injectible). Appointments are encouraged; to make an appointment or to inquire about prices, call (719) 578-3199.


It's that time again! The Fall Clean Sweep Event for household hazardous waste is Saturday, October 3, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Citizens Service Center. Click here for more details. 

The 2014 Annual Report is a glimpse into our team’s work in the community in 2014, and highlights how our staff, community partners, and Board of Health members work to prevent disease and promote health and safety for El Paso County citizens.

El Paso County Public Health is urging residents to keep pets up to date on rabies vaccination after seeing an increase in reports of pets being exposed to bats or other rabid animals.

El Paso County Public Health is urging residents to keep pets up to date on rabies vaccination after a bat found in northeast Colorado Springs tested positive for rabies.

El Paso County Public Health is cautioning residents in west Colorado Springs (Pleasant Valley area) to take precautions after recently confirming plague in a mule deer in the area. 

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment provides an Air Quality Index that reports the daily level of air pollution on an hourly basis. The ranges are good, moderate, unhealthy for sensitive groups, unhealthy, very unhealthy, and hazardous. Check the Index to monitor air quality, and take precautions if needed.

You can protect yourself from mosquito bites and West Nile Virus by following the 5 Ds: Wear insect repellant with DEET, DRAIN standing water, take precautions at DUSK and DAWN, and DRESS in pants and long sleeves when possible. Click here for more frequently asked questions about West Nile Virus.

Fires in El Paso County have significantly changed the landscape, presenting risk of debris flow and flooding. Read more to learn about health risks, and what to do before, during and after a flood or flash flood.

About El Paso County Public Health

About El Paso County Public Health

Our mission is to promote and protect public health and environmental quality in the community through people, prevention and partnerships. El Paso County Public Health is based in Colorado Springs, Colorado and serves the estimated 622,263 residents of El Paso County and visitors. El Paso County includes the cities and towns of Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs, Calhan, Fountain, Green Mountain Falls, Monument, Palmer Lake and Ramah. The median age of El Paso County residents, according to the 2010 Census Bureau, was 34. Seventy-two percent of residents are white, 15 percent are Hispanic, 5.8 percent are black, and 7.3 percent are other race and ethnicities.