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2014 Press Releases

New! DCHHS Conducts Measles Contact Investigation July 23
New! DCHHS Reports First Case of Chikungunya July 22
DCHHS Reports Positive Mosquito Traps in Balch Springs, DCHHS will Conduct Ground Spraying on Friday July 18, Sunday July 20 and Monday July 21 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. July 18
DCHHS Reports First Two Human Cases of West Nile Virus July 18
CDC and State Award Perfect Score to DCHHS for Public Health Preparedness July 11
Avoid the Back-to-School Rush, Get Immunizations Now July 7
DCHHS, Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS Team to Offer Free HIV Testing in Support of National HIV Testing Day June 18
DCHHS Partners with the American Kidney Fund for Kidney Action Day June 18
DCHHS Issues Donated Insect Repellent at Older Americans Month Celebration May 22
DCHHS Urges Residents to Take Precaution During the Heat May 16
DCHHS West Nile Virus Update: No Positive Mosquito Traps April 28 - May 2, 2014 May 2
DCHHS Reports Positive Mosquito Trap in Cedar Hill April 24

DCHHS Immunization Program Receives Resolution for National Infant Immunization Week April 23

DCHHS Modifies '4Ds' for Protection against WNV to Include 'DEET All Day, Every Day' April 18

DCHHS Collaborates to Battle West Nile Virus, Reminds Citizens to Practice the '4Ds' April 11

DCHHS Confirms Third Pediatric Flu-related Death in 2014 in Dallas County April 4
North Texas Region Joins Together Again to Continue the Fight Against West Nile Virus March 31
DCHHS Confirms Second Pediatric Flu-related Death in 2014 in Dallas County March 25
DCHHS Reminds Citizens to Use the 4Ds to Protect Against West Nile Virus March 21
DCHHS Promotes HIV Awareness - CDC Releases Report on Likely Female-to-Female Sexual Transmission of HIV March 21
DCHHS Supports HIV/AIDS Awareness - AIDS Walk South Dallas 2014 5K Walk/Run - Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 10 a.m. March 18
DCHHS Offers Free TB Skin Testing and Education on March 24 - World TB Day 2014 March 17
DCHHS Confirms First Pediatric Flu-related Death in Dallas County March 11

DCHHS Offers Free Kidney Health Checks March 5

DCHHS Prepares Early for West Nile Virus March 3
DCHHS Advises Public to Vaccinate for Pertussis March 3
DCHHS Director to Receive Prestigious Award February 24
Health Advisory - Measles February 14


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


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


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