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DCHHS issues donated insect repellent at Older Americans Month celebration

DCHHS recognized Older Americans Month with a senior health and safety event May 23 held at Concord Senior Center in southwest Dallas. Dallas County seniors enjoyed a fun-filled agenda with music, games, dancing and lunch. DCHHS Director Zachary Thompson spoke briefly on West Nile virus. Thompson and Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price distributed donated insect repellent and educational materials to seniors who participate in DCHHS’ Older Adult Services Program.

Dr. Christopher Perkins and Annie Jones

Annie Jones helped Dr. Christopher Perkins, DCHHS medical director/health authority, demonstrate how to apply insect repellent at Concord Senior Center’s health and safety carnival. Photo courtesy of Ron Baselice/Staff Photographer Dallas Morning News.



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