Media Coverage

CFA Alert: How Safe is Your Favorite Restaurant

April 28, 2014 from KKTV (CBS) Channel 11

Many of us have favorite restaurants we like to frequent, but what we may not know is the last time those restaurants were inspected by the health department, or how they did.

Your Healthy Family: Local Numbers on Obesity

April 25, 2014 from KOAA (NBC) Channel 5

New numbers are out on how El Paso County is doing when it comes to weight. It's the children who are still at risk.

How to prevent the Hantavirus infection

April 22, 2014 from Fox21

There's good and bad news when it comes to the Hantavirus. The bad news is it can be deadly, but what's good to know is it is rare.

Colorado Springs-area flu season will go down as 'worst in years'

April 21, 2014 from The Gazette

El Paso County's flu season will go down as one of the worst in years - in particular, hitting an adult demographic that typically fares best against the virus, county health officials say.

Your Healthy Family: E-Cigarettes

April 17, 2014 from KOAA (NBC) Channel 5

Electronic cigarettes have been around for years now, but there's still a lot we don't know. We spoke with local health experts about why they hope there will eventually be some oversight.

After Tough Season Last Winter, Flu Vaccine Push Begins

October 15, 2013 from The Gazette

A little more than half of the Americans who were vaccinated from the flu last winter avoided infection. A new vaccine aims to give that effectiveness rate a booster shot.

West Nile Virus Detected in El Paso County

October 4, 2013 from The Gazette

A man has contracted the West Nile virus in El Paso County, health officials announced Wednesday, marking the county's first confirmed case this year.

El Paso County Public Health Agency Honored

August 28, 2013 from The Gazette

El Paso County Public Health has earned a rare honor among health departments across the country.

El Paso Public Health Earns Sought-After Accreditation

August 27, 2013 from The Colorado Springs Business Journal

El Paso County Public Health has become the first public health agency in Colorado to earn national accreditation by the Public Health Accreditation Board

Health Department Offering Free Tetanus Shots to Manitou Residents on Tuesday

August 12, 2013 from The Gazette

El Paso County Public Health will provide free tetanus vaccinations Tuesday for Manitou Springs residents who are working on flood cleanup and debris removal.

Rabid Fox Bites Man in Southwest Colorado Springs

August 11, 2013 from The Gazette

A southwest Colorado Springs man was attacked by a rabid fox on Aug. 3 while trying to protect his dog, El Paso County Public Health reported Friday.

Rabid Fox a Good Reminder

August 8, 2013 from Cheyenne Edition

A Colorado Springs man is recovering after being attacked by a rabid fox on August 3, 2013 on Broadlake View Road in southwest Colorado Springs, near the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

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