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El Paso County Public Health is not placing tuberculosis skin tests until further notice. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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from KUNC Radio

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

from KRDO News Channel 13

Just as thousands of families are headed for the kitchen to prepare their Thanksgiving meal, the CDC has issued a warning about romaine lettuce across the country.

from The Gazette

El Paso County has seen about six times the amount of animals infected with rabies this year than a typical year might yield.

from KOAA Channel 5 Online

According to new state data about 27 percent of high school students in Colorado are using e-cigarettes which is twice the national average. Is this a public health crisis?

Healthy tips for your children on Halloween from a registered dietitian.

from The Gazette

El Paso County Public Health officials are asking county leaders for an additional $250,000 in 2019, amid concerns that years of stagnant funding have left the agency at risk of being unable to respond to emergencies or disease outbreaks.

from KKTV Channel 11 News Online

This year's flu season is young but has already resulted in two hospitalizations in El Paso County.

from KKTV Channel 11 News Online

No one wants to get the flu and local health experts say the best way to prevent that from happening is by getting the flu shot.

from

The Gazette

El Paso County Public Health has received a grant to better educate physicians and dentists on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's guidelines for prescribing opioid painkillers.

from KOAA Channel 5 News Online

Over the previous month more than a dozen cases of the mumps have been reported in the Denver area. It prompted an alert by the State Health Department, which many schools in southern Colorado are taking seriously?