June 20, 2014
Leadership in health just took a step forward, as 20 community leaders graduated from the Paso del Norte Health Foundation’s REALIZE Leadership Progam. These individuals participated in a 15-month experience that prepares them to address regional health needs, through the use of cutting edge leadership ideas.
“REALIZE has given me the opportunity to learn from renown leaders, outstanding mentors, and amazing colleagues. I look forward to applying what I have learned to forming successful partnerships to resolving the complex health issues facing our community.” – Candyce Berger,…
June 5, 2014
Like most public health challenges, alcohol use and alcohol-related consequences affect everyone. But in a society where drinking is often associated with family gatherings, sports events, and celebrations, it’s easy to think “it’s not my problem” or “they’re not my kids” or “they’re just having fun.” Many of us have likely seen statistics about underage drinking and had exactly these thoughts. I’d like to reinforce the notion that underage drinking is our problem – and solutions are our responsibility.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, excessive alcohol…
March 25, 2014
Congratulations to Sharon Butterworth on her appointment from Governor Rick Perry to the Health and Human Services Council. This council helps develop policies and rules for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission and makes recommendations regarding management and operation of the commission.
Butterworth is a retired management professional, community volunteer and board member of the Paso del Norte Health Foundatio
February 25, 2014
The Paso del Norte Health Foundation would like to congratulate The University of Texas at El Paso for going Tobacco Free.
For more information, visit tobaccofree.utep.edu
January 10, 2014
Emergence Health Network awarded the Paso del Norte Health Foundation with the Mental Health Hero Award at their Employees Award Dinner and Ceremony. Enrique Mata, Senior Program Office accepted the award for the Foundation.
January 7, 2014
To encourage, support and promote daily walking and other physical activity, the City of El Paso – Department of Public Health and the Paso del Norte Health Foundation remind you to Move! El Paso.
Safe walking trails have been mapped throughout the city for you to improve or maintain your health. To find a trail near you, visit www.moveelpaso.org.
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…