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The IHL is not responsible for the content accessible through these links; and under no circumstances will the IHL be held liable to any party who may choose to rely on a listed entity, its products, or services. – Managed by the IHL

The Healthy Paso del Norte website is a source of population data and community health information. The site is sponsored by the Coalition for a Healthy Paso del Norte. We invite planners, policy makers, and community members to use the site as a tool for community assessment, strategic planning, best practice identification, collaboration, and advocacy.

  1. – Regional health data, resources, and best practices website



  1. USDA Smart Snacks in School Guide
  2. USDA Child Care Recipes


Paso del Norte Region

  1. Paso del Norte Food for Every Child 2017 Special Report with a brief explanation HERE
  2. Paso del Norte Diabetes Asset Scan 2017 with a brief explanation HERE
  3. Healthy Paso del Norte Report 2016
  4. 2016 HEAL Strategic Plan
  5. 2015 Annual Report Regional IMPACT Website
  6. Community Health Worker Resources Web Page


El Paso

    1. Eat Well! El Paso List of Participating Restaurants
    2. Move El Paso
    3. City of El Paso Obesity Prevention Resolution (2011)


 Las Cruces

    1. Las Cruces, NM Resource Guide


County- Level Health Data

    1. County Health Rankings and Roadmaps
    2. New Mexico Community Data Collaborative-GIS maps
    3. New Mexico’s Indicator-Based Information System (NM-IBIS)


Worksite Wellness

In March 2018, the Institute for Healthy Living partnered with Texas A&M AgriLife to provide a Worksite Wellness training program for the region. Dr. Ninfa Pena-Purcell has given her consent for her PowerPoint handouts to be made publically available. You can access each of the three PDFs by clicking on the links below:



  1. 2017 HEAL RFP Workshop: Logic model training for the HEAL Initiative on Feb 27, 2017
  2. Building Evaluation Capacity
    1. Action Planning
      1. English
        1. Introduction
        2. SMART Objectives (Step 1)
        3. Brainstorming Activities (Step 2)
        4. Assigning Responsibility (Step 3)
        5. Managing Time (Step 4)
        6. Inputting Information (Step 5)
        7. Plans & Proposals (Step 6)
      2. Spanish
        1. Introducción
        2. Objetivos SMART (Paso 1)
        3. Lluvia de ideas de actividades (Paso 2)
        4. Asignar responsabilidades (Paso 3)
        5. Manejo de tiempo (Paso 4)
        6. Introduciendo information (Paso 5)
        7. Planes de accion y propestas (Paso 6)


HEAL Partner Portal

Partner organizations can use the links below to submit files, media stories, and photos directly to the IHL. The web forms will send them directly to the IHL’s filing system without all the back and forth emails.

Please contact Dr. Alisha Redelfs or David Perez with any questions.

File Upload

Click here to upload files (activities checklists, annual reports, etc) to the HEAL Partner Portal

Media Stories Upload

Click here to upload media stories (newspaper articles, TV reports, newsletter articles, mentions on social media, etc.) to the HEAL Partner Portal

Photos Upload

Click here to upload files (activities checklists, annual reports, etc.) to the HEAL Partner Portal