El Paso County Public Health will close at 3 p.m. November 25. All offices will be CLOSED November 26 and 27 for Thanksgiving. 

Resources for Medical Providers

Public Health Alerts for Medical Providers

Health Advisories

November 20, 2015: Increased Shigellosis in El Paso County

Infectious Disease Reports

Infectious Disease Reporting

Additional Resources

Please note: If you have experienced an illness that you believe is related to consumption of food, please call our Communicable Disease staff at (719) 578-3220. We take these reports seriously and we prefer that you contact us by telephone. Thank you. 

Public health reporting is mandated by law, (C.R.S. § 25-1-122) and is not affected by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). HIPAA specifically provides for public health reporting without a patient’s authorization or consent.