Our child health programs are intended to give the children of El Paso County and their families the tools to help them succeed. Our Nurse Family Partnership provides home nursing care for low-income, first-time parents to aid them for the first two years of their child's life. HCP, a program for children and youth with special health care needs gives special assistance for the first 21 years of those born with special health needs while our Healthy Children & Families program provides nurse home visits to create a stable, successful home life. Maternal Child Health is working to prevent Early Childhood Obesity.
El Paso County Public Health will close Wednesday, Nov. 22 at 2:00 p.m. and will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23-24 for Thanksgiving. There will be no tuberculosis skin tests administered on Wednesday, Nov. 22 due to the holiday.