Public Health Information

El Paso County Public Health names co-medical directors

Dr. Bernadette Albanese and Dr. Paul Mayer start the week of Aug. 15

El Paso County, CO – A highly skilled pair of doctors will bring complementary strengths and more than 50 combined years of public health and medical expertise as the new co-medical directors for El Paso County Public Health (EPCPH). Both begin their new roles the week of Aug. 15.

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CDPHE identifies first monkeypox case in El Paso County

El Paso County, CO – The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has identified the first case of monkeypox in El Paso County. CDPHE is the lead agency on this investigation and is completing the contract tracing associated with this case. El Paso County Public Health’s role is to vaccinate any high-risk exposures identified by CDPHE as part of their investigation. 

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El Paso County Public Health earns third consecutive Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

El Paso County, CO – The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) recognized El Paso County Public Health with its highest honor for transparency in budgeting with the 2022 Distinguished Budget Presentation Award. The award was in recognition of the 2022 Budget Book.

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El Paso County and Colorado Springs Vaccine Consortium earns prestigious national Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties

El Paso County, CO – The El Paso County and Colorado Springs Vaccine Consortium—spearheaded and led by El Paso County Public Health—has been recognized with a 2022 Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). NACo’s Achievement Awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents.

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Public Health recognized for excellence in financial reporting

Third straight year Public Health receives GFOA’s highest honor

El Paso County, CO – For the third straight year, the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada recognized El Paso County Public Health with the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. This is the highest form of recognition by the association in governmental accounting and financial reporting.

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