Masks and face coverings
Public Health strongly recommends wearing a mask in public indoor settings — regardless of vaccination status — in alignment with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations.
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Environmental Health is now open to the public. Customer support is available daily during regular business hours in person, Monday- Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm, via phone at 719-578-3199, option 3, and via email at email@example.com.
We help protect children and staff from foodborne illness and other infectious diseases by inspecting child care facilities, providing education about proper hand washing, sanitizing and food handling.
El Paso County has over 360 licensed child care facilities. Environmental Health Specialists inspect child care facilities to assure compliance with the Colorado Regulations Governing Health and Sanitation of Child Care Facilities. We also investigate consumer complaints, assist with illness investigations and conduct thorough reviews of plans for new and remodeled facilities.
Completed applications can be emailed to HealthInfo@elpasoco.com, mailed, or delivered to the Environmental Health Office.