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2014 Press Releases


 

New! October 21 Positive Mosquito Trap in DeSoto, Ground Spraying from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Tuesday October 21 and Wednesday October 22
New! October 17 DOD Approves DCHHS to Test for Ebola Virus Disease
October 13 Positive Mosquito Trap in Coppell, Ground Spraying 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Wednesday October 15 and Thursday October 16
October 8 Dallas County Medical Society to Assist DCHHS by Providing Scientific Information about Ebola
October 7 Positive Mosquito Traps in Coppell, Ground Spraying 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Wednesday October 8
October 3

Positive Mosquito Trap in Sachse, Ground Spraying 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Friday October 3 and Saturday October 4

October 2 DCHHS Activates a Phone Line for Ebola Questions: 972-692-2783
October 2 Dallas County Health and Human Services to Give Ebola Update
September 30 Public Statement from DCHHS Director Zachary Thompson on First U.S. Diagnosed Ebola Case
September 29 Positive Mosquito Traps in Coppell, Ground Spraying 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Tuesday September 30 and Wednesday October 1
September 29 DCHHS Reports Third Case of Chikungunya
September 26 Positive Mosquito Trap in Sachse. Ground Spraying 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Saturday September 27 and Monday September 29
September 25 DCHHS Reports 10 Cases of Enterovirus-D68 in Dallas County
September 25 DCHHS Reports Ninth Human Case of West Nile Virus
September 24 Positive Mosquito Trap in Cedar Hill, Ground Spraying 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Friday September 26 and Sunday September 28
September 24

Positive Mosquito Trap in Duncanville, Ground Spraying from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Thursday September 25 and Sunday September 28

September 19 DCHHS Offers Adult Flu Vaccine
September 18 Positive Mosquito Trap in Rowlett, Ground Spraying from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Friday September 19 and Sunday September 21
September 18 DCHHS Reports Eighth Human Case of West Nile Virus
September 17

Positive Mosquito Trap in Duncanville, Ground Spraying from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Thursday September 18 and Sunday September 21

September 17 DCHHS Reports Seventh Human Case of West Nile Virus
September 10

Positive Mosquito Trap in Duncanville, Ground Spraying from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Thursday September 11 and Sunday September 14

September 10

Positive Mosquito Traps in DeSoto, Ground Spraying from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Wednesday September 10, Thursday September 11 and Sunday September 14

September 9 DCHHS Will Conduct Ground Spraying in Coppell from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Tuesday September 9 and Wednesday September 10
September 4

Positive Mosquito Trap in Balch Springs, Conduct Ground Spraying from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday September 7 and Monday September 8

September 4 DCHHS Offers Free Flu Vaccine for Children
September 4 DCHHS Reports Sixth Human Case of West Nile Virus
September 3 DCHHS Will Conduct Ground Spraying in Coppell from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Wednesday September 3 and Thursday September 4
September 3

Positive Mosquito Trap in Duncanville, Ground Spraying from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Thursday September 4 and Sunday September 7

August 28

Positive Mosquito Traps in Balch Springs, Ground Spraying from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Friday August 29 and Saturday August 30

August 27

Positive Mosquito Trap in Duncanville, Ground Spraying from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Thursday August 28 and Friday August 29

August 27 DCHHS Reports Second Case of Chikungunya
August 26 September is National Preparedness Month - "Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare"
August 22 DCHHS Reports Fifth Human Case of West Nile Virus
August 22 DCHHS Reports Fourth Human Case of West Nile Virus
August 21 Positive Mosquito Traps in Sachse and Balch Springs, Ground Spraying from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Thursday August 21, Sunday August 24 and Monday August 25
August 21 DCHHS Announces Diabetes Grant and Partnership with YMCA; Dallas County Residents Screened for Diabetes and Enrolled in Prevention Program
August 20

Positive Mosquito Traps in Duncanville, Ground Spraying from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Thursday August 21, Friday August 22 and Sunday August 24

August 14 Positive Mosquito Trap in Rowlett, Ground Spraying from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Thursday August 14, Sunday August 17 and Monday August 18
August 14 DCHHS Recieves $20,000 Grant for Diabetes Awareness and Prevention
August 11 DCHHS Reports Third Human Case of West Nile Virus
August 11 Free Back-to-School Immunizations and Medicaid/CHIP Assistance August 16
August 7

Positive Mosquito Traps in Balch Springs, Ground Spraying from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Thursday August 7, Sunday August 10 and Monday August 11

August 5 Free Back-to-School lmmunization Clinic August 16
July 23 DCHHS Conducts Measles Contact Investigation
July 22 DCHHS Reports First Case of Chikungunya
July 18 Positive Mosquito Traps in Balch Springs, 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 11 CDC and State Award Perfect Score to DCHHS for Public Health Preparedness
July 7 Avoid the Back-to-School Rush, Get Immunizations Now
June 18 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
May 22 DCHHS Issues Donated Insect Repellent at Older Americans Month Celebration
May 16 DCHHS Urges Residents to Take Precaution During the Heat
May 2 West Nile Virus Update: No Positive Mosquito Traps April 28 - May 2, 2014
April 24 DCHHS Reports Positive Mosquito Trap in Cedar Hill
April 23 DCHHS Immunization Program Receives Resolution for National Infant Immunization Week
April 18 DCHHS Modifies '4Ds' for Protection against WNV to Include 'DEET All Day, Every Day'
April 11 DCHHS Collaborates to Battle West Nile Virus, Reminds Citizens to Practice the '4Ds'
April 4 DCHHS Confirms Third Pediatric Flu-related Death in 2014 in Dallas County
March 31 North Texas Region Joins Together Again to Continue the Fight Against West Nile Virus
March 25 DCHHS Confirms Second Pediatric Flu-related Death in 2014 in Dallas County
March 21 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 18 DCHHS Supports HIV/AIDS Awareness - AIDS Walk South Dallas 2014 5K Walk/Run - Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 10 a.m.
March 17 DCHHS Offers Free TB Skin Testing and Education on March 24 - World TB Day 2014
March 11 DCHHS Confirms First Pediatric Flu-related Death in Dallas County
March 5 DCHHS Offers Free Kidney Health Checks
March 3 DCHHS Prepares Early for West Nile Virus
March 3 DCHHS Advises Public to Vaccinate for Pertussis
February 24 DCHHS Director to Receive Prestigious Award
February 14 Health Advisory - Measles

 

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

 

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