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2017 Home Page News

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December     1 Eliminating HIV stigma
November   20 DCHHS offers free HIV/STD testing on World AIDS Day                 en Espanol
November   13 Northeast Kids Health & Safety Fair "Honoring our Veterans"
November     4 Grovefest 2017 Event Logistics - Nov. 4
November     2 A Night with the Stars- MRC Open House 2017
November     1 Home ownership dreams made a reality: Kenya Littlejohn lands her forever home
October      11 State of Texas awards DCHHS preparedness leadership for Hurricane response
October      1 Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2017
September 17 Barnabas Baptist Church Annual Community Picnic
September 16 Dallas Rally for Recovery
September 8 District 111 Resource Day
September 1 National Preparedness Month
August   24-31 DCHHS Joins the State of Texas Responding to Hurricane Harvey Evacuees
August    5 DeSoto Back-to-School Fair
July        29 DCHHS Kicks Off 2017 Back-to-School Immunizations
July        25 Employee Health- Jackson-Stanfield Health Clinic Offers Employee Beat the Heat Kits
July        25 DCHHS Assists with Moving Homeless Individuals from Homeless Encampments
July        20 Dallas County Public Health Advisory Committee Meeting
July       14 Assessing the housing needs of the homeless
July       14 "50 Hoops National Prostate Cancer Basketball Tournaments and Health Fair"
July       14 Rally for Healthcare¬†
July       12 Director Zachary Thompson meets with Dr. John Carlo, CEO, Prism Health North Texas
July        8 2017 Assessment of Fair Housing Meeting
July        5 Commissioners Court: West Nile Virus and Zika Virus Updates
June     28 DCHHS Partners with Grand Prairie Hosting Zika Canvassing Exercise
June     27 DCHHS Public Health Preparedness Accepts Regional Director Award
June     27

National HIV Testing day: Were Doing It,

Free Confidential Testing for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis and HIV

June     2 Director Zachary Thompson Opens Press conference announcing Reliant “Beat the Heat” Centers
June     1 DCHHS Invites Residents to Visit DCHHS for National Homeownership Month
May      31 DCHHS Raises the alarm on Zika Response Emergency Funding
May      25 Director Zachary Thompson attends the Case for Preventing Teen Pregnancy Meeting meeting with City of Milwaukee Commissoioner of Health Bevan Baker
May      8 Leadership Mesquite-Dallas County Day
May      5 "Open Line" City of Irving Interviews Health Authority on Mosquito Season
May      1 DCHHS Health and Wellness Fair
April    20 Public Health Advisory Committee Briefed on Mumps, West Nile and Legislative Updates
April    10 National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: A Call to Action
April    6 DCHHS Receives Service Member Patriot Award for Support of Guard and Reserve
April    3 DCHHS Celebrates National Public Health Week
March 31 DCHHS Urges Residents to Prepare for Mosquito Season
March 30 Director Zachary Thompson attended a meeting with HUD Secretary Ben Carson
March 25 DCHHS and AIDS Walk South Dallas 2017 Receive Resolution
March 7 World Kidney Day: DCHHS and the National Kidney Foundation Receive Resolution
March 2 In The News Update
March 1 DCHHS Offers Free Kidney Health Screening on World Kidney Day
February 15 In The News Update
February 7 National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
February 3 National Wear Red Day: DCHHS Commemorates American Heart Month and Employees Go Red for Women.
January 20 In The News Update



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Dallas County Health and Human Services please call 214-819-2000.

Ganesh Shivaramaiyer
Interim Director
Christopher Perkins, D.O., M.P.H.
Medical Director / Health Authority

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