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....

What to know about fall allergies and the approaching cold, flu season

October 2, 2023

With the change of season, fall allergies and cold and flu season have landed in the Tri-Lakes area....

COVID-19 cases on the rise

September 25, 2023

The U.S. government is relaunching a program to provide free covid-19 home tests to Americans....

Underground fire impacting businesses

September 12, 2023

Power outage continues in parts of downtown Colorado Springs affecting many restaurants....

First West Nile virus deaths repor­ted in El Paso Co.

August 29, 2023

Surge of cases follows a spring and summer of heavy precipitation that brought standing water...

El Paso, Jef­fer­son county jails address syph­ilis

August 21, 2023

Sexually transmitted infections are on the rise throughout Colorado with 3,000 cases reported in 2022...

First rabies case of 2023 identified in Colorado Springs

July 15, 2023

A bat found outside Starsmore Visitor and Nature Center is the first animal of the year to test positive for rabies in El Paso County....

Southern Colorado health experts warn plague and other viruses could make a summer comeback

July 6, 2023

The summer months make mosquitoes, rodents, and bug sightings more frequent....