Notice

El Paso County Public Health will close at 2:00pm on Friday, May 26, and will also be closed Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. Due to this closure, there will be no tuberculosis skin tests administered on Friday, May 26 and Monday, May 29.

Resources for Medical Providers

Public Health Alerts for Medical Providers

Health Advisories

November 20, 2015: Increased Shigellosis in El Paso County

Communicable 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.