Notice

El Paso County Public Health will be closed Monday, February 18 in observance of Presidents' Day. Public Health will not be administering tuberculosis skin tests until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Media Coverage

from KKTV Channel 11 News

The Colorado QuitLine is providing more free tools to help make it easier for people who are looking to quit smoking.

from KOAA Channel 5 Online
from The Gazette

While death by suicide among 19- to 24-year-olds in El Paso County has been declining since reaching a high in 2014, the number doubled among those 18 and under, according to a study Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman released Thursday.

from The Colorado Sun

A year-long report released Thursday by the Colorado attorney general’s office provides an in-depth review of youth suicides across the state including La Plata, Pueblo, Mesa and El Paso counties.

from The Gazette

Hundreds of people — mostly those living in homeless camps or shelters — have been vaccinated against hepatitis A in recent weeks as part of a widespread effort to keep a small number of cases from mushrooming.

from The Gazette

El Paso County Public Health plans to hire up to 10 more employees after receiving its first major budget increase in at least six years.

from KXRM Fox 21 Online News

New rules and regulations are going into effect for food operators across the state.

from Colorado Springs Business Journal

E-cigarette use among teens an epidemic in El Paso County

from KUNC Radio

El Paso County Public Health is using 'Man Therapy' to prevent suicides among men in El Paso County.