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Public Health will not be administering tuberculosis skin tests until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

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The El Paso County Public Health annual report outlines the accomplishments in health and well-being of Colorado’s most populous county for 2018. This report is a glimpse into our work in the community in 2018, and highlights how our staff, community partners, and Board of Health members work to prevent disease and promote health and safety for El Paso County citizens.

This report covers cases the week of March 10 - 16, 2019. Featured: Vector-Borne Disease

A summary of youth vaping trends in El Paso County, and what El Paso County Public Health is doing to help reduce vaping use among teens. 

The El Paso County Public Health annual report outlines the accomplishments in health and well-being of Colorado’s most populous county for 2017. This report is a glimpse into our work in the community in 2017, and highlights how our staff, community partners, and Board of Health members work to prevent disease and promote health and safety for El Paso County citizens.

The El Paso County Public Health annual report outlines accomplishments and measurements of Colorado’s most populous county for 2016. The report depicts county statistics in measurable areas such as obesity, infectious diseases, tobacco prevention and health, education and environmental services. This report is a glimpse into our work in the community in 2016, and highlights how our staff, community partners, and Board of Health members work to prevent disease and promote health and safety for El Paso County citizens.

The El Paso County Public Health annual report outlines accomplishments and measurements of Colorado’s most populous county for 2015. The report depicts county statistics in measurable areas such as obesity, infectious diseases, tobacco prevention and health, education and environmental services. This report serves as a barometer of the health standing of the residents in El Paso County.

The El Paso County Public Health annual report outlines accomplishments and measurements of Colorado’s most populous county for 2014. The report depicts county statistics in measurable areas such as obesity, infectious diseases, tobacco prevention and health, education and environmental services. This report is a glimpse into our team’s work in the community in 2014, and highlights how our staff, community partners, and Board of Health members work to prevent disease and promote health and safety for El Paso County citizens.

Deputy Director, Dan Martindale will serve as the interim Public Health Director of El Paso County Public Health until a candidate search is completed and a permanent replacement is appointed. A unanimous decision was made in a special meeting held by the El Paso County Board of Health (BOH) this afternoon.

El Paso County, Colo. — El Paso County Public Health reports the first rabid bat of the season. This bat was found by three children on the Southwest part of Colorado Springs, near 30th St. and Colorado Avenue. So far, two of the three children were recommended rabies post exposure prophylaxis because of the encounter. Dr. Bill Letson, El Paso County Medical Director emphasizes the importance of teaching young people not to handle or go near wildlife, even when just trying to help.

The El Paso County Public Health annual report outlines accomplishments and measurements of Colorado’s most populous county for 2013. The report depicts county statistics in measurable areas such as obesity, infectious diseases, tobacco prevention and health, education and environmental services. This report serves as a barometer of the health standing of the nearly 650,000 residents in El Paso County.