Notice

El Paso County Public Health will be closing at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21 and will be closed Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23. There will be no tuberculosis skin tests administered on Wednesday, November 21. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

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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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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ABC's of Safe Sleep for Babies

In El Paso County, the number of infant deaths due to unsafe sleep environments increased in 2017. County agencies urge parents and caregivers to practice the ABC’s of safe sleep for babies: Alone, on their Back and in a Crib free of toys and loose bedding. 

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Report a Foodborne Illness

Have you ever become ill from something you ate wondered what made you sick? El Paso County Public Health launched a new online complaint system to help investigate illnesses related to food. Report your foodborne illness today!

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Rabies in El Paso County

Rabies has been found in skunks, bats and other animals across El Paso County this year. Public Health urges residents to never touch or feed wildlife and get pets vaccinated for rabies by a licensed veterinarian.

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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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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

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.

Read More

ABC's of Safe Sleep for Babies

In El Paso County, the number of infant deaths due to unsafe sleep environments increased in 2017. County agencies urge parents and caregivers to practice the ABC’s of safe sleep for babies: Alone, on their Back and in a Crib free of toys and loose bedding. 

Read More

Report a Foodborne Illness

Have you ever become ill from something you ate wondered what made you sick? El Paso County Public Health launched a new online complaint system to help investigate illnesses related to food. Report your foodborne illness today!

Read More

Rabies in El Paso County

Rabies has been found in skunks, bats and other animals across El Paso County this year. Public Health urges residents to never touch or feed wildlife and get pets vaccinated for rabies by a licensed veterinarian.

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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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.