Public Health


DPH Privacy Policy

We understand that medical information about you and your health is personal. We are committed to protecting medical information about you. We create a record of care and services you receive from us. We need this record to provide you with quality care and to comply with certain laws. This Notice applies to all records that contain your personally identifiable health information. The Notice describes the privacy practices that the DPH and all of our employees and other personnel are required to follow in handling your protected health information. We are required by law to:

  • Keep your medical information, also known as “protected health information” or PHI, private;
  • Give you this Notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your PHI;
  • Follow the terms of the Notice that is currently in effect.
  • The DPH agrees to abide by the terms of the Notice.

Notice of Privacy Practices

Annual Reports


Physician & Provider Alert System

You can register here for the City's Public Health Alert System. If you have a medical practice, you can use this system to contact you in the event of a health advisory that could potentially affect your patients and/or practice.

To keep up to date with the latest details regarding Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCov), visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention website. For Texas related information visit the Texas Department of State Health Services Novel Coronavirus page.

Contact Information

Epidemiology Program
5115 El Paso Dr., Suite A
El Paso, Texas 79905
Disease Reporting Hours: 24 hours a day / 7 days a week
Phone: (915) 212-6520
Fax: 915-212-0170

Department of Public Health Laboratory
4505 Alberta Ave. 2nd floor
El Paso, TX 79905
Phone: (915) 212-0438
Fax: 915-212-0439

Helpful Links

  • Healthy Paso Del Norte Dashboard
    A source of population data and community health information for the Paso del Norte region, including El Paso and the surrounding areas.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    A government website that can keep you update on the worldwide health issues.
  • Healthcare 411
    The lead Federal agency charged with improving the safety and quality of America's health care system.
    The one stop shop to learn all about healthcare coverage, and you can view different healthcare plans available to you.