If your home has been impacted by floodwaters, take these steps to safely clean up and prevent mold.

PFCs are a family of human-made chemicals that do not occur naturally in the environment. These compounds are found in firefighting foams, coating additives and surface protection products for carpets and clothing, and other common commercial products. In Colorado, only the Security/Widefield/Fountain area detected PFCs.

The El Paso County Public Health annual report outlines accomplishments and measurements of Colorado’s most populous county for 2015. The report depicts county statistics in measurable areas such as obesity, infectious diseases, tobacco prevention and health, education and environmental services.

Click here to learn about Zika virus symptoms, transmission, and prevention.

El Paso County septic system records are now available online 24/7. Visit  http://land.elpasoco.com

Norovirus is a very contagious virus that can infect anyone. You can prevent norovirus by washing your hands, cleaning surfaces that touch food, and staying home when you are sick! 

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.