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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Dallas County Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates and Information

Today's Risk Level

Today's COVID-19 Risk

Dallas County COVID-19 Health Guidance for the Public

A thoughtful document to guide us as we navigate in our community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The document was prepared by the Public Health Committee made up of public health, epidemiology, and infectious disease leaders who have prepared their entire adult lives to advise us in this moment. Their goal is to keep us safe through continued containment of COVID-19.

Click here for the latest #COVID19 guide from doctors and medical professionals about safe activities for you and your family.

Nivel de riesgo de hoy

Today's COVID-19 Risk - SPANISH

Orientación de salud para el público en el Condado Dallas en torno al COVID-19

Se adjunta un documento reflexivo para guiarnos mientras navegamos nuestras comunidades durante la pandemia de COVID-19. El documento fue preparado por el Comité de Salud Pública compuesto por líderes de salud pública, epidemiología y enfermedades infecciosas que han preparado toda su vida adulta para asesorarnos en este momento. Su objetivo es mantenernos seguros mediante la contención continua de COVID-19.

Haga clic aquí para obtener la guía # COVID19 más reciente de médicos y profesionales médicos sobre actividades seguras para usted y su familia.



COVID-19 Monitoring Data

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We are calling on Dallas County to help us stop of spread of COVID-19. You can be part of the #NorthTXDoesItRight campaign by following the safety guidelines created by our trusted group of doctors and city leaders. Do your part by following the Dallas County Health Guidance for the Public – outlined below – to keep yourself, your family and our community safe from COVID-19.

Check out our Facebook page to see our friends at the Dallas Stars, Dallas Mavs and the Dallas Zoo showing us how they stay safe by wearing their masks. Now it is your turn! Share a photo showing how you are following the DCHHS COVID-19 safety guidelines on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using #NTXDoesItRight in your caption. By working together and reopening the right way, we can save lives and stop the spread of COVID-19.



Case Totals

As of 3:00 pm October 27, 2020, Dallas County Health and Human Services is reporting 597 additional positive cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Dallas County for a cumulative total of 94,358 confirmed cases (PCR test), including 1,101 confirmed deaths. No additional deaths are being reported today. There are 178 additional probable cases (antigen test) to report today for a total of 5,413 probable cases including 14 probable deaths. Of the 419 new confirmed cases we are reporting today, 263 came through the Texas Department of State Health Services’ (DSHS) electronic laboratory reporting (ELR) system, and one case was from July.

Month# of Positive Patients

Numbers are updated daily.
Note: Does not include positive results from persons who reside out-of-state or outside of Dallas County.

Residents are asked to help prevent spread of the virus by practicing non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) such as social distancing (avoiding close contact with other people, especially those who are sick), covering coughs and sneezes, and hand hygiene. Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces, and avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands. If you are sick, stay home.

Current travel advisories can be viewed at the U.S. Department of State and CDC. The CDC recommends that travelers defer all cruise travel worldwide.



Case Summary Information

Dallas County Summary of Cases by City Distribution
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Dallas County Summary of Cases by Ethnic Distribution
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Dallas County Summary Table of Cases
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(Will be updated Tuesdays and Fridays)



Dallas County Confirmed COVID-19 Cases by Zip Code
Click here to view and download the latest version of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases by Zip Code.

Click here to view an interactive version of the Zip Code Map.



Know Your Risk: Common Activities

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Guidance for Individuals at High-Risk

High-Risk Individuals Are People That Meet Any One of the Following Criteria:

  • 65 years of age or older
  • Live in a nursing home or long-term care facility
  • Have an underlying medical condition:
    • Lung disease including moderate to severe asthma and COPD
    • Serious heart conditions and hypertension<
    • Immunocompromised (including cancer treatment, smoking, bone marrow or organ transplants, immune deficiencies, poorly controlled HIV or AIDS, and prolonged use of corticosteroids and other immune weakening medications)
    • Are obese
    • Have diabetes
    • Have chronic kidney disease or are undergoing dialysis
    • Have liver disease

Click here to read the full guide.

Orientación para personas en alto riesgo

Personas De Alto Riesgo Son Personas Que Cumplen Cualquiera De Los Siguientes Criterios:

  • 65 años o más
  • Vive en un hogar de ancianos o en un centro de atención a largo plazo,
  • Personas de todas las edades con una afección médica subyacente:
    • enfermedad pulmonar que incluye asma moderada a severa y EPOC
    • condiciones cardíacas graves e hipertensión
    • inmunocomprometidos (incluido el tratamiento del cáncer, tabaquismo, trasplantes de médula ósea u órganos, deficiencias inmunes, VIH o SIDA mal controlados y uso prolongado de corticosteroides y otros medicamentos para el debilitamiento inmunitario)
    • obesidad
    • diabetes
    • enfermedad renal crónica sometida a diálisis
    • enfermedad del hígado

Haga clic aquí para leer la guía completa.



COVID-19 Contact Tracing Program Job Opportunity

Click here for information on how to apply.



Got Stress?

COVID-19 Mental Health Resources are available for Dallas County Residents.



Latest Order from Judge Jenkins

Supplemental Order on Continuing Requirements After Expiration of Stay Home, Stay Safe

Effective as of 11:59 p.m. on August 4, 2020.

Click here to view the full order.

Supplemental Order on Businesses and Face Coverings After Expiration of Stay Home, Stay Safe

Effective as of 11:59 p.m. on August 4, 2020.

Click here to view the full order.

Supplemental Order on Requirements for Food Processing Plants After Expiration of Stay Home, Stay Safe

Effective as of 11:59 p.m. on August 4, 2020.

Click here to view the full order.

Supplemental Order on Long-Term Care Facilities

Effective as of 11:59 p.m. on August 4, 2020.

Click here to view the full order.

Click here to view all COVID-19 related orders issued by Judge Jenkins



How to Help

Ways to Help Within Dallas County
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