For Immediate Release
January 7, 2015
Today, our Emergency Management staff talked with the Texas Division of Emergency Management and the City of Dallas and City of Irving Offices of Emergency Management as well as others regarding the earthquakes that have been occurring in Dallas County.
In Dallas County, we use an “All Hazards Approach” to emergency response and preparedness which includes earthquake planning. This week our emergency management staff will conduct a conference call with SMU and city emergency managers to discuss technical information and develop additional guidance to better ensure our plans and procedures are up-to-date and specific to this type of hazard.
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What: Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins and Mayor Mike Rawlings will discuss the latest on the Ebola situation in Dallas. The first wave of people being monitored for having contact or potential contact with Thomas Eric Duncan will officially be off of the list for daily monitoring. This group of 48 was monitored for Ebola symptoms twice daily during a 21-day period, and all remained asymptomatic throughout the monitoring process. Judge Jenkins and Mayor Rawlings will discuss the next steps for all 48 people and those currently being monitored.
Who: Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, Wilshire Baptist Church Pastor George Mason
When: 7:30 a.m. Monday, October 20, 2014
Where: Dallas County Administration Building, Allen Clemson Courtroom, First Floor, 411 Elm St., Dallas, TX 75202
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WHAT: Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, City of Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, and Dr. Daniel Varga with Texas Health Resources discuss the latest update to the Ebola situation in Dallas County.
WHEN: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 – 7:00 AM
WHERE: Dallas County Administration Building
Allen Clemson Courtroom, First Floor
411 Elm Street
Dallas, Texas 75202
CONTACT: Lauren Trimble, 214-653-7949 or email@example.com
Tomorrow, October 14, 2014, at 4:30pm CST, the Dallas County Medical Society, using local physicians, will be hosting a twitter chat to answer community questions on Ebola.
They are @DallasCMS and the twitter chat hashtag is #AskDCMS.