Contact Tracing Update

El Paso County Public Health is currently experiencing a high volume of cases and may not be able to complete contact tracing for all positive COVID-19 cases.
If you test positive for COVID-19, you may be contacted for a phone interview or receive a text message to complete an online survey. Individuals who are infectious with COVID-19 are required to isolate. El Paso County Public Health recommends that they reach out to their close contacts.

                                                                                                 You can find more information about next steps here.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

NEW! El Paso County Outbreaks have been added to the COVID-19 Data Dashboard on Page 8.

The COVID-19 Data Dashboard enhances transparency and Public Health's abilities to detect problems, conduct research and assessments, identify trends, and develop evidence-based solutions tailored to the needs of our community. It is a project of the newly formed Public Health Data and Analytics Office.

El Paso County is currently in Level Red: Severe Risk


Questions about COVID-19?

If you are in El Paso County and have non-urgent questions about COVID-19, please call the El Paso County Public Health call center at 719-575-8888. Hours are Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


If you have general questions about COVID-19, call CO HELP at 303-389-1687 or 1-877-462-2911. You can also email [email protected] for answers in English and Spanish (Español), Mandarin (普通话), and more.


American Sign Language COVID-19 Hotline visit https://tinyurl.com/ASLCOVID

For referrals for: food, housing, utilities, home repair, emergency shelter, clothing, transportation, military assistance, taxes, mental health, senior issues, medical care and more please call 2-1-1 or visit ppunitedway.org/2-1-1.


For free, confidential, professional and immediate 24/7 support for any mental health, substance use or emotional concern, call 1-844-493-TALK (8255) or text TALK to 38255 to speak to a trained professional.


To provide assistance, or to file a complaint about a violation of a public health order, call 719-578-3167.