Contact Tracing Update

El Paso County Public Health is currently experiencing a high volume of cases and may not be able to complete contact tracing for all positive COVID-19 cases.
If you test positive for COVID-19, you may be contacted for a phone interview or receive a text message to complete an online survey. Individuals who are infectious with COVID-19 are required to isolate. El Paso County Public Health recommends that they reach out to their close contacts.

                                                                                                 You can find more information about next steps here.

Infectious / Communicable Diseases

We work to detect, investigate, control and prevent infectious diseases and disease outbreaks. Communicable Disease staff collects, analyzes and reports infectious disease data, and provides public health consultation and education for health care providers and the public.

Please note: If you have experienced an illness that you believe is related to consumption of food, fill out our online report here. To report a disease or outbreak, please call our Communicable Disease staff at (719) 578-3220. We take these reports seriously and we prefer that you contact us by telephone. Thank you.

Disease Fact Sheets

Communicable Disease Reports