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12/10/2014


 

"Top Doc" explains influenza prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a health advisory regarding the potential for circulation of drifted Influenza A (H3N2) viruses. DCHHS Medical Director/Health Authority Dr. Christopher Perkins has appeared on several media stations in Dallas to explain the information to Dallas County residents. DCHHS continues to encourage the flu vaccine as the best method of prevention against the flu virus.

The adult vaccine is given in the adult immunization clinic on the first floor at the DCHHS building located at 2377 N. Stemmons Frwy. in Dallas. The children’s vaccine is available at all DCHHS immunization clinics. Clinic hours are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Appointments aren’t necessary. For more information call 214-819-2162.

 

Dr. Christopher Perkins explains flu prevention on Fox 4 News.

DCHHS' "Top Doc" Dr. Christopher Perkins explains flu prevention on Fox 4 News..

 

Click here to view the Fox 4 newscast.

 

Dr. Christopher Perkins talks about flu on Fox 4 News.

Dr. Perkins and Fox 4 Anchor Heather Hays do a fist bump instead of a hand shake at the end of the newscast.

 

Click to read more about the flu virus and prevention.

For general questions or for more information about Dallas County Health and Human Services,
please email Director Zachary Thompson at: zachary.thompson@dallascounty.org

Zachary S. Thompson
Director
Christopher Perkins, D.O., M.P.H.
Medical Director / Health Authority

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