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.
May 18, 2020
The Paso del Norte Complete Count Committee has partnered with Rep. César Blanco’s office, NALEO, ELP County, the League of Women Voters and more to train local volunteers for a Census Phone Banking program. Volunteers will be trained to call El Pasoans in hard-to-count (HTC) communities and ask if they have…