Bat Tests Positive for Rabies

A bat was recently confirmed to have rabies, making it the 10th animal to test positive for the disease in El Paso County this year. Rabies is more common in the summer months, and El Paso County Public Health urges people to protect their pets and families by taking the precautions listed below. Rabies is…

New State Law Expands Vaping Rules

A change to an existing Colorado law goes into effect prohibiting vaping indoors in most public places in El Paso County and the rest of the State. The change, made by state legislators at the 2019 legislative session, include vaping along with smoking in restrictions already outlined in the Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act. The…