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Class A Bio-terrorism Agents
Bio-terrorism involves the intentional or threatened use of viruses, bacteria, fungi, and toxins from living organisms to produce death or disease in humans, animals, or plants. These are the agents of greatest concern for use in bio-terrorism.

ANTHRAX

BOTULISM

PLAGUE

PNEUMONIC PLAGUE

SMALLPOX

TULAREMIA

Other Agents

CHLORINE

ISOLATION AND QUARANTINE

RICIN

SARIN

See our Epidemiology Program page for information on disease reporting requirements and procedures.

Public Health Preparedness All Hazards

Flash Flooding
Thunderstorms
Power Line
Winter & Ice Storm
Hail & Severe Wind Storms
Terrorism
Tornado
Preparedness
Hot Weather
Hurricane
Tsunami
Earthquake
Food Safety
Isolation & Quarantine
Wild Fire
Hazardous Material
Additional Resources for the Public

Program Location
5115 El Paso Dr.
El Paso, Texas 79905
Phone: (915) 771-5702
Fax: (915) 771-5802

After Hours Emergencies: (915) 771-5810
Disease Reporting Hours: 24 hours a day / 7 days a week

Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Mission Statement

The purpose of the Emergency Preparedness Program is to provide awareness, planning and response services to the Public Health staff and El Paso community so they can be protected and prepared to respond to any public health threat.

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