On February 11, 2020 the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, first identified in Wuhan China. The new name of this disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. In COVID-19, ‘CO’ stands for ‘corona,’ ‘VI’ for ‘virus,’ and ‘D’ for the disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as “2019 novel coronavirus” or “2019-nCoV”. There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused be a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. The name of this disease was selected following the World Health Organization (WHO) best practice for naming of new human infectious diseases.
El Paso Municipal Court To Reopen On June 1 With Restrictions
If you have business with the Muni Court or a hearing coming up, here's how you find out what the status is of your business.
EPFD Needs Fan Donations For Extreme Weather Task Force
I checked the Walmart website and you can buy a box fan for as little as $20. One fan will make a huge difference to someone in need.
El Paso Food Bank Adds Fort Bliss Distribution Site
The El Pasosoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank just added a new distribution site at Fort Bliss.
EPISD Announces Return To Work For Some District Employees
The Disaster Closure that began in March will end on June 6 and some district employees will now begin to head back to their offices.
You Can Hire Chico The Chihuahua To Be Part Of Your Party Parade
Get Chico in your parade. It's for a good cause and it will really make your parade memorable.
FIve New COVID-19 Related Deaths Reported by Officials
El Pasoans must take precaution when heading out and about El Paso.
Socorro ISD Needs Parents To Take This Back To School Survey
Take the survey that applies to your child for whatever grade level they are currently in. You can take more than one survey if you have more than one child.
EP Catholic Diocese Says 'Too Soon' To Petition To Reopen
I want to get back to Sunday Mass, but we know so little about the transmission of COVID-19 that any precautions to keep each other safe need to be taken.