El Paso County Public Health is based in Colorado Springs, Colorado and serves the estimated 735,822 residents of El Paso County and visitors. El Paso County includes the cities and towns of Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs, Calhan, Fountain, Green Mountain Falls, Monument, Palmer Lake and Ramah. The median age of El Paso County residents, according to the 2010 Census Bureau, was 34. Eighty percent of residents are white, 17 percent are Hispanic, 6 percent are black, and 4 percent are other race and ethnicities.
El Paso County Public Health was established in 1872 as a City Health Department, and then became an organized County Health Department in 1939. Public Health provides a broad spectrum of services to address ongoing and critical public health and safety issues.