El Paso County Vaccine Distribution Update

El Paso County is currently focused on vaccinating priority populations in Phases 1A and 1B of Colorado's COVID-19 phased vaccine distribution plan.

Phase 1A includes high-risk health care workers and individuals. Phase 1B includes everyone age 70 and older and other specific categories. To learn more about the phases of vaccine distribution, visit the El Paso County Public Health vaccine web page.

Click here if you are a person age 70 and older and seeking information about vaccines.

Please visit the Vaccine Dashboard page for more information. 

What We Do

El Paso County Public Health is based in Colorado Springs, Colorado and serves the estimated 713,856 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. Eighty percent of residents are white, 17 percent are Hispanic, 6 percent are black, and 4 percent are other race and ethnicities.

El Paso County Public Health was established in 1872 as a City Health Department, and then became an organized County Health Department in 1939.  Public Health provides a broad spectrum of services to address ongoing and critical public health and safety issues.

El Paso County Public Health is organized in three major divisions: Disease Prevention & Health Promotion, Health Services, and Environmental Health. El Paso County Public Health's programs include both those mandated by state statute as well as those that reflect the unique needs of El Paso County. Public Health accomplishes this mission by focusing on the Ten Essential Public Health Services, which fall under three general categories: assessment, policy development and assurance.

2018 Annual Report

2017 Annual Report

Download/view our Public Health services flyer