Notice

El Paso County Public Health will be closed on Monday, January 21 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. El Paso County Public Health will also not be administering tuberculosis skin tests until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Waldo Canyon Fire Information

Wildfires

Air Quality Monitoring Information (Outdoor)

Indoor Air Quality Guidance After A Wildfire

Waldo Canyon Fire Cleanup Recommendations

Public Health FAQs: Waldo Canyon Fire

Coping with a Disaster: Resources for Individuals and Families

Click here for FLOOD information for El Paso County and Colorado Springs.

Re-entry Guidance: For Residents Affected by the Waldo Canyon Fire

  • Fire Suppressant Safety Information
  • Handling Smoke Damage After a Fire: Getting Soot and Smoke Out
  • Health Recommendations for Wildfire Smoke
  • Protecting Yourself from Heat Stress
  • Safe Cleanup After a Fire
  • Wildfire Cleanup: Protecting Your Lungs

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Wildfire Resources

Disaster Recovery - After a Disaster Strikes

Extreme Heat:

CDC- Extreme Heat / What You Should Know

CDC- Extreme Heat Media Toolkit

CDC- Extreme Heat: A Prevention Guide to Promote your Personal Health and Safety

Preventing Altitude Illness