Colorado has the lowest obesity rate in the country; 21 percent statewide, that's according to the Centers for Disease Control.
El Paso County Public Health says that's a good place to be on the list, but it's not the full picture.
Kathy Rice, the director of Planning, Partnerships... more »
Telephone service is out for most El Paso County Elected and Administrative Offices.
This is an unplanned outage affecting all County Administrative Offices located in Centennial Hall as well as the Offices of the Clerk and Recorder, the County Assessor, the County Treasurer, the Pikes Peak Workforce Center and... more »
Gearing up for another school year means fresh pencils, pens and notebooks. It also means you have to make sure your kids are on point with their shots.
Colorado law requires kids going to school be vaccinated to prevent vaccine preventable disease.
"Vaccine preventable diseases are still out... more »
County and state animal control officers say rabies is becoming more of a problem in Colorado.
El Paso County Public Health and Colorado Springs Area Veterinary Society held a vaccination clinic for pets Saturday in Peyton. Health care experts say pets are the biggest link for humans to come... more »
When it comes to the flu, the first and best line of defense for people six months and older is being vaccinated.
"The most important thing you need to be thinking about is making sure you have gotten immunized," says medical director of El Paso County Public Health Dr.... more »