February 7, 2019
Congratulations to Annette Torres for receiving the 2019 Pillar of Health Award by the City of El Paso Department of Public Health. This award recognizes departmental employees, City departments and community individuals and organizations that have contributed substantially to regional Public Health goals and improvements in 2018.
Ms. Torres has helped to support local coalitions pass tobacco ordinances in Anthony and San Elizario as well as a tobacco free policy for El Paso County. She has also helped to support the City of El Paso in its adoption of a social host ordinance.
“Annette’s partnership with the Department of Public Health goes beyond a simple work partnership,” said Joy Leos, Health Education Program Manager at the El Paso Department of Public Health. “She loves our community as works tirelessly as a path builder to enhance our communities health and quality of life.”
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September 21, 2021
According to County data and recent PdNHF focus groups, men ages 18-50 years old in El Paso are among the least vaccinated and least inclined to get vaccinated in the region. With support from the County of El Paso, a pop-up vaccine initiative was launched in August 2021 to make it easier for this harder-to-reach…