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Health department puts food inspections online

People interested in knowing how their favorite restaurants are rated by the El Paso County Department of Health and Environment can now check them out online. Inspection reports are available at the health department’s website, www.elpasocountyhealth.org. State law requires the health department to conduct unannounced food safety inspections of the 2,300 retail food establishments in… Continue Reading Health department puts food inspections online

The free immunization clinic at The Citadel will run its last day Saturday. Adults can receive H1N1, shingles and pneumonia vaccinations from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. But after that, The Citadel’s shot clinic will be closed. For other information about vaccinations, call 211, the community information line.… Continue Reading Saturday is last day for shots at The Citadel

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Free shots Friday at The Citadel

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Free adult vaccinations are available from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, through a partnership of local health care agencies. The vaccines include tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis, whooping cough, hepatitis A, hepatitis B and a combination of A and B. The clinic is held at The Citadel mall, in conjunction with the El Paso County Department of… Continue Reading Free shots Friday at The Citadel

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Health Department: Thanks for help with H1N1

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With the help of many in the community, the Health Department has made progress toward providing H1N1 flu vaccination to residents of El Paso County. So many individuals and organizations have pitched in time, equipment, resources, facilities and support for this vital effort! On behalf of the El Paso County Board of Health and the… Continue Reading Health Department: Thanks for help with H1N1

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Despite earlier shortages, the county now has enough swine flu virus to inoculate anyone older than 6 months at their next clinic. The El Paso County Department of Public Health and Environment is offering a H1N1 flu vaccination clinic Saturday, Dec. 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the northeast lower level of The… Continue Reading Swine flu shots available to anyone at Saturday clinic

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Health officials vaccinated more than 2,100 people at the first H1N1 vaccination clinic yesterday. The day progressed with few glitches, and the El Paso County Department of Health and Environment had leftover vaccines to give at other clinics scheduled during the next two weeks. Many pharmacies and doctors in the region have now received shipments… Continue Reading First H1N1 clinic finished, three more scheduled

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H1N1 cases leveling

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Reports of H1N1 are leveling off in El Paso County, but influenza cases continue to climb. El Paso County Department of Health and Environment officials said swine flu hospitalizations, outpatient flu-related clinic visits and absences from school have dipped during the past week. “Keep in mind these indicators still show a significantly higher level of… Continue Reading H1N1 cases leveling

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County H1N1 clinics rescheduled for November

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Lack of H1N1 vaccination has forced the El Paso County Department of Health and Environment to reschedule its shot clinics. Public health officials hope the vaccinations will be available in El Paso County by Nov. 11, the date of the first clinic. Clinics are now scheduled for: 10 a.m., Nov. 11 at Coronado High School,… Continue Reading County H1N1 clinics rescheduled for November

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El Paso County will receive less than half the H1N1 vaccination it expected, which means the county health department has cancelled all the vaccination clinics planned during October and November for the community. The initial supply received last week, represented 6,100 nasal spray doses. During the next two weeks, only 14,000 doses of H1N1 vaccine… Continue Reading County gets half the H1N1 vaccine it expected, clinics cancelled

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On Oct. 7, the El Paso County Department of Health and Environment¬†will temporarily close its two clinics that provide immunizations for school children, youth sports athletes and those planning to travel overseas. The staff members are needed to help administer swine flu vaccinations. Re-opening dates have not been determined, but in the meantime, those needing… Continue Reading Shot clinics for athletes, overseas travelers close temporarily

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