Springs First Lady’s mental health initiative progresses

March 24, 2024

Equipping El Paso County residents with ways to best assess and access what they need to improve their mental health is the line of thought behind an initiative that launched nine months ago as the platform of Colorado Springs’ First Lady Abbey Mobolade....

Tips to get heart healthy

March 2, 2024

EPCPH shares tips to support heart health....

Prevent miserable⎯Norovirus showing up in Southern Colorado

February 29, 2024

There is a health warning about increasing numbers of Norovirus cases. ...

Free Narcan doses distributed in Colorado Springs

February 12, 2024

El Paso County Public Health hands out free Narcan emergency kits to residents and programs. ...

Local health experts say respiratory virus hospitalization numbers are dropping

January 29, 2024

Since October, the State Department of Health has reported more than 2,200 cases of the flu in Colorado, more than 4,800 Covid-19 cases, and just over 2,100 cases of RSV. Officials believe the peak is now over....

Test your home for cancer-causing radon with a low-cost test kit

January 5, 2024

Almost half of Colorado homes have high levels of radon, and over 500 lung cancer deaths in the state every year....

Springs res­taur­ant inspec­tions return to nor­mal post-pan­demic

December 24, 2023

"While a surprise visit of a county health official seems like an anxiety-ridden intrusion for some restaurant owners and managers, in recent years the system has become less disciplinary-minded and more instruction-focused."...

Rise in hospitalizations due to RSV, flu

December 20, 2023

El Paso County Health officials are monitoring a rise in hospitalizations due to r-s-v and the flu...

Flu sea­son may feel worse than it is

December 8, 2023

Both state and El Paso County show an increase in activity with typical influenza....

Take care of your mental health

December 1, 2023

Tips on maintaining mental wellness during the holidays...

Frustration: COVID vaccine payment transition

November 16, 2023

The days of mass COVID vaccine clinics are over and the emergency government funding is done....

El Paso County already seeing a higher number of Fentanyl cases than last year’s total

October 7, 2023

Data from the health department raises concern among experts, because they have seen an increase in young people in these opioid cases. They say the younger generation needs to be better educated about the dangers of fentanyl....