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12/17/2014


 

DCHHS serves nearly 500 Dallas County residents at KwanzaaFest

DCHHS participated once again in Dallas' annual KwanzaaFest, the largest community, cultural event in the state established in 1991. Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price is the founder and president of KwanzaaFest.

DCHHS provided free flu shots, STD education, syphilis and HIV testing, and information on public health preparedness, tuberculosis, and older adult services. Nearly 500 Dallas County residents received free tests for syphilis and HIV.

 

Dallas Commissioner John Wiley Price, DCHHS STD Operations Manager Felicia Barnett, and DCHHS Director Zachary Thompson at KwanzaaFest 2014.

Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price, left, is founder and president of KwanzaaFest Inc. Also pictured is DCHHS Director Zachary Thompson and DCHHS STD Operations Manager Felicia Barnett.

 

DCHHS Director Zachary Thompson and DCHHS STD division staff members at KwanzaaFest 2014. DCHHS immunization staff at KwanzaaFest 2014.
DCHHS Older Adult Services had a booth at KwanzaaFest 2014. Public Health Preparedness had a booth at KwanzaaFest 2014.
MRC volunteers helped at the Public Health Preparedness table at KwanzaaFest 2014. Dallas County Commissioner Dr. Theresa Daniel (middle) attended KwanzaaFest 2014.
DCHHS Tuberculosis Elimination Division set up a table at KwanzaaFest 2014. DCHHS Director Zachary Thompson pictured with others at KwanzaaFest 2014.
DCHHS Director Zachary Thompson DCHHS Director Zachary Thompson and DCHHS STD Operations Manager Felicia Barnett at the Health Fest information booth at KwanzaaFest 2014.
DCHHS staff, volunteers, and KwanzaaFest attendees

 

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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