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2018 Press Releases

 

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October   15 DCHHS Reports 8th Heat-Related Death of 2018
October   11 DCHHS Reports 7th Heat-Related Death of 2018
October    10 DCHHS Reports 12th and 13th Cases of West Nile Virus
October   10 DCHHS Confirms Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus Ground Spraying Schedule in DeSoto
October      3 DCHHS Confirms Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus Ground Spraying Scheduled in Glenn Heights, Cedar Hill and Duncanville
October      1 DCHHS Children's Flu Vaccine Now Available
October      1

DCHHS Reports National Health Survey Underway in Dallas County

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September 28 DCHHS Reports Sixth Heat-Related death of 2018
September 25 DCHHS Reports Tenth Human Case of West Nile Virus
September 21 DCHHS Reports Fourth and Fifth Heat-Relate death of 2018
September 21 DCHHS Reports First Travel Related Dengue Virus of 2018
September 20 DCHHS Reports Ninth Human Case of West Nile Virus
September 10 DCHHS confirms mosquito samples test positive for West Nile Ground Spraying Scheduled in Coppell
September  10 DCHHS Reports Eighth Human Case of West Nile Virus
September   6 DCHHS confirms mosquito samples test positive for West Nile Ground Spraying Scheduled in Rowlett
September   5 DCHHS Reports Second Case of Imported Chikungunya Virus
August        31 DCHHS Reports Seventh Human case of West Nile Virus
August        29 DCHHS confirms mosquito samples test positive for West Nile Ground Spraying Scheduled in DeSoto, Glenn Heights and Duncanville
August        28 DCHHS Reports First Case of Imported Chikungunya Virus
August         27 DCHHS Reports Sixth Human case of West Nile Virus
August         23 DCHHS confirms mosquito samples test positive for West Nile Ground Spraying Scheduled in Balch Springs
August         23 DCHHS Will  Begin Offering Flu Vaccine for Adults
August         23 DCHHS Report Fifth Human case of West Nile Virus
August         17 DCHHS Reports Fourth Human case of West Nile Virus
August         15 DCHHS confirms mosquito samples test positive for West Nile
Ground Spraying Scheduled in Desoto

August         10  DCHHS reports third heat-related death of 2018

August         09 DCHHS confirms mosquito samples test positive for West Nile Ground Spraying Scheduled in Balch Springs and Rowlett
August         08 DCHHS confirms mosquito samples test positive for West Nile Ground Spraying Scheduled in DeSoto
August         08 DCHHS announces special Saturday clinic for back-to-school immunizations
August         07 DCHHS reports third human case of West Nile virus
August         07 DCHHS reports first West Nile virus death of the year
August         01 DCHHS reports the first and second heat-related deaths of 2018
July              30 DCHHS confirms mosquito samples test positive for West Nile ground spraying scheduled in coppell
July              28 DCHHS offers free back-to-school vaccinations at New Light Church
July               24 Top your back-to-school checklist with early immunizations
July              16 DCHHS reports second human case of West Nile virus
July              12 DCHHS confirms mosquito samples test positive for West Nile Ground Spraying Scheduled in Balch Springs
July              11 DCHHS confirms mosquito samples test positive for West Nile Ground Spraying Scheduled in DeSoto
July              10 DCHHS reports seasons first West Nile virus case
July              05 DCHHS confirms mosquito samples test positive for West Nile Ground Spraying Scheduled in Balch Springs
July              03 DCHHS confirms mosquito samples test positive for West Nile Ground Spraying Scheduled in DeSoto
June            27 Get tested, know your status on National HIV Testing Day
June             14 DCHHS confirms mosquito samples test positive for West Nile Ground Spraying Scheduled
May              30 DCHHS confirms mosquito samples test positive for West Nile Ground Spraying Scheduled
April             26 DCHHS reports fourth pediatric death of the flu-season
April             6 DCHHS reports two additional flu-related deaths of season-82 cases
April              4 DCHHS reports third pediatric death of the flu-season
March          23

Media Advisory: DCHHS holds mosquito season press conference. West Nile survivor Sean Lemoine shares his story of survival after nine years of recovery

March          21 DCHHS reports second pediatric death of the flu-season 79th case
March          19 DCHHS offers free TB testing commemorating World TB Day
March          12 DCHHS reports four additional flu-related deaths of season
March          07 DCHHS offers free kidney health screenings on World Kidney Day
March          05 DCHHS reports two additional flu-related deaths of season 73rd and 74th cases
March           01 DCHHS protects the homeless with a seasonal flu vaccine
February    28 DCHHS reports three additional flu-related deaths of season
70th, 71st, and 72nd cases

February    16 DCHHS reports two additional flu-related deaths of season-68 and 69th cases
February    14 DCHHS reports five additional flu-related deaths of season 63rd, 64th, 65th, 66th and 67th cases
February    09

DCHHS reports two additional flu-related deaths of season
61st and 62nd cases

February    09 DCHHS launches mobile clinic initiative to administer free flu vaccines
It’s not too late!
February    07 DCHHS reports six additional flu-related deaths of season 55th, 56th, 57th, 58th, 59th, and 60th cases
February    06 DCHHS offers free HIV/STD testing on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - “Stay the Course, the Fight is Not Over!"
February    02 DCHHS reports two additional flu-related deaths of season
53rd and 54th case

January   30 DCHHS reports three additional flu-related deaths of season
50th, 51st, 52nd cases

January    26 DCHHS reports six additional flu-related deaths of season
44th, 45th, 46th, 47th, 48th and 49th cases

January    22 DCHHS reports three additional flu-related deaths of season- 41st 42nd and 43rd cases
January    19 DCHHS reports 39th and 40th flu-related deaths of season- First pediatric death confirmed
January    17 DCHHS reports seven additional flu-related deaths of season
January    12 DCHHS reports five additional flu-related deaths of season
27th, 28th, 29th, 30th and 31st cases

January    11 DCHHS reports 24th 25th and 26th flu-related deaths of season
January    11 Dallas County Health and Human Services partners with Baylor Scott & White Health and Wellness Center to promote consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables
January    10 DCHHS reports five additional flu-related deaths of season
19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd cases
January    09 DCHHS reports seven additional flu-related deaths of season 12th , 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th cases
January    08 Dallas County Judge Urges Flu Precaution
January    05

DCHHS reports 10th and 11th flu-related deaths of season

January    04 DCHHS reports seventh eighth and ninth flu related deaths of season
January    01 DCHHS reports sixth flu related death of season

 

For media inquiries and interview requests contact:

Renae Crutchfield, Public Information Officer

Dallas County Health & Human Services

2377 N. Stemmons Frwy. Ste. 504

Dallas, Texas 75207

Office:  214-819-6329

Mobile: 214-394-8109

Email: PIO_DCHHS@dallascounty.org

 

For general questions or for more information about Dallas County Health and Human Services,
please email Interim Director Ganesh Shivaramaiyer at: ganesh.shivaramaiyer@dallascounty.org

 

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

 

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