Notice

Public Health will not be administering tuberculosis skin tests until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Hepatitis A on the rise in Colorado

It's important to make sure you are vaccinated. Hepatitis A vaccine is readily available at doctor’s offices, many retail outlets, and at El Paso County Public Health's Immunization Clinic. To make an appointment, or if you need help paying for vaccinations, call El Paso County Public Health at (719) 578-3199. 

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Measles

Measles outbreaks are on the rise across the United States. Learn more about measles and how to protect yourself, your family and your community.

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Teen Vaping

The El Paso County Board of Health signed a resolution declaring teen vaping a "public health crisis" in El Paso County. Learn more about teen vaping and how we can protect our youth.

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Man Therapy

Public Health and partnering agencies launch the Man Therapy campaign in El Paso County to break the stigma surrounding men's mental health. 

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Flu Prevention

Flu season is here! Getting yourself and your family vaccinated is the best way to fight the flu. The CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older should get a flu shot.

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Perfluorinated Compounds (PFCs) in Fountain, Widefield, Security

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.

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Thriving Colorado Dashboard

The Thriving Colorado dashboard provides an online gateway to data, information, and strategies for health priorities in El Paso County. These priorities include healthy eating and active living, mental health and substance use and health equity.

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Hepatitis A on the rise in Colorado

It's important to make sure you are vaccinated. Hepatitis A vaccine is readily available at doctor’s offices, many retail outlets, and at El Paso County Public Health's Immunization Clinic. To make an appointment, or if you need help paying for vaccinations, call El Paso County Public Health at (719) 578-3199. 

Read More

Measles

Measles outbreaks are on the rise across the United States. Learn more about measles and how to protect yourself, your family and your community.

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Teen Vaping

The El Paso County Board of Health signed a resolution declaring teen vaping a "public health crisis" in El Paso County. Learn more about teen vaping and how we can protect our youth.

Read More

Man Therapy

Public Health and partnering agencies launch the Man Therapy campaign in El Paso County to break the stigma surrounding men's mental health. 

Read More

Flu Prevention

Flu season is here! Getting yourself and your family vaccinated is the best way to fight the flu. The CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older should get a flu shot.

Read More

Perfluorinated Compounds (PFCs) in Fountain, Widefield, Security

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.

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Thriving Colorado Dashboard

The Thriving Colorado dashboard provides an online gateway to data, information, and strategies for health priorities in El Paso County. These priorities include healthy eating and active living, mental health and substance use and health equity.

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About El Paso County Public Health

Our mission is to promote and protect public health and environmental quality across El Paso County 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.