March 31, 2016
The following street closures will begin on Monday, April 4 and are necessary for the work related to the El Paso Streetcar Project. It is encouraged that commuters allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes.
Yandell Drive will be reduced to one westbound lane at Stanton Street. This closure will impact westbound motorists who use Exit 19A/Mesa Street and is expected to last for approximately four weeks.
Stanton Street will be reduced to one northbound lane between Wyoming and Yandell. A complete closure of Stanton Street between Wyoming and Yandell will be required in…
March 24, 2016
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation is pleased to invite eligible agencies to submit applications under the Paso del Norte Health Foundation’s Mental Health and Emotional Well-Being Priority Area. Applicants are encouraged to download and read the Mental Health and Emotional Well-Being Strategic Plan. Eligible applicants include nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, including churches and units of government, located in the Paso del Norte Region. See www.pdnhf.org for grant guidelines including what PDNHF does not fund.
Deadlines & Schedule: - Open call for applications released:…
March 17, 2016
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation, along with its affiliated foundation boards, volunteers and staff, held a special reception to bid farewell to retiring PdNHF CEO Myrna Deckert and to give thanks for her commitment to the health of the Paso del Norte region for more than eight years.
March 9, 2016
At La Rodadora, the only interactive museum in Ciudad Juárez and the largest museum in the state of Chihuahua and El Paso, engaging youth is as important as the next great exhibit.
Through a program supported by the Paso del Norte Health Foundation’s IGNITE Initiative, La Rodadora recruits and trains disconnected youth to be museum guides as a way to get them to participate in the cultural economy of Juarez.
The museum’s RODIS JR. program trains youth on museum operations and how to assist children and families in learning activities; participating youth are…
March 7, 2016
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February 17, 2016
The Paso del Norte Health Information Exchange (PDN HIE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Emily Hartmann as Deputy Director.
Hartmann brings experience in health care consulting and analytics to the PDN HIE. She has also worked on health initiatives for the city of Chicago and the state of Massachusetts.
Paso del Norte HIE is a collaboration of major healthcare partners in the El Paso area. The purpose of the PDN HIE is to share clinical data between healthcare providers to improve health and medicine.
Major partners include: City of El Paso Department of Public Health,…
February 15, 2016
The Bowie High School Community Garden (BHS Garden) project is one of six programs in the country featured by Salud America! as Salud Heroes vs. Sugar. The BHS Garden project was selected based on support to fight sugar and bring fruits and veggies to Latino families. The Paso del Norte Health Foundation provided funding for a garden coordinator and educational material. Click here to learn more about the BHS Garden project.
The BHS Garden…
February 15, 2016
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation offices will be open for business on Wednesday, February 17. This is the same day of Pope Francis visit to Juárez.
Be aware that may streets in the downtown area will be closed, so traffic will be congested. If you do plan to visit our offices, please contact us ahead of time, so we can provide you with the best access.
February 11, 2016
The Paso del Norte Health Information Exchange’s (HIE) board of directors today announced the appointment of Jon Law as the Executive Director of the HIE.
“We are pleased to have Jon onboard. His track record shows he is ready to lead the HIE to the next level,” said Jacob Cintron, Chair of the HIE’s board of directors.
Law comes to the HIE with extensive experience in health promotion, healthcare strategy, and nonprofit leadership. Most recently, he served as the President of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation (PDNHF). In this role, he lead the Foundation’s Program, Communications,…
February 4, 2016
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of its newly redesigned web site (www.pdnhf.org). The new design offers visitors an easier approach to information from the home page. News, events, videos, and grant opportunities are just a click away.
“These new changes help visitors navigate through the site with much more ease,” says Tracy Yellen, CEO of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation and family of foundations. “The new design enables visitors to quickly access enhanced, user-friendly information that demonstrates our commitment to accessibility and…
August 23, 2019
On September 1, 2019, Texas Tobacco 21, the law that raises the minimum legal sales age for tobacco from 18 years to 21 years, officially goes into effect. The law includes violations for purchasing or attempting to purchase cigarettes, e-cigarettes, or tobacco products, as well as the use or possession of these…