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2017

July     17 Director Thompson Interviews to Discuss Back to School Immunizations  
June   28 CBS11: DCHHS Partners with Grand Prairie Hosting Zika Canvassing Exercise  
June  27 CBS 11: DCHHS Confirms Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile: Ground Spraying Scheduled in Coppell  
June  22 CBS: Dallas County Reports First Imported Case Of Dengue  
June  20 Dallas Examiner: Risk of the Zika virus growing in the U.S.  
May    5 CBS 11 DCHHS Confirms Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile: Ground Spraying Scheduled Director Thompson
April   6 FOX First Pediatric Flu-Related Death of Season  
March 31 NBC5 DCHHS Urges Residents Prepare for Mosquito Season  
March 31 Fox DCHHS Urges Residents to Prepare for Mosquito Season Press Conference
March 31 KDFW DCHHS Urges Residents Prepare for Mosquito Season Press Conference
March 26 WFAA (ABC) DCHHS Supports AIDS Walk South Dallas Director Thompson
March 2 WFAA Channel 8: DCHHS Confirms Mumps Outbreak 2 Dr. Perkins
March 2 WFAA Channel 8:DCHHS Confirms Mumps Outbreak 1 Dr. Perkins
February 15 NBC5 (KXAS)DCHHS Reports Fifth Flu Related Death Year  
January 20 WBAP DCHHS Confirms First Mumps Case of the Year  

 

2016

December 22 KRLD Radio Interview: DCHHS Confirms Ninth Mumps Case Dr. Christopher Perkins
November 28 KRLD Radio Interview: Possible Local Transmission of Zika Reported in Texas
November 28 KDFW Possible Local Transmission of Zika Virus Reported in Texas
November 26 KRLD Radio Interview: Director Thompson discusses Mumps Health Advisory
September 8 KDFW: Dallas City Council Gives Dallas County Its Blessing To Do Aerial Spraying For Zika, If and When a Local Transmission is Made.
August 20 KTXA: Director Zachary Thompson and Medical Director Christopher Perkins Educate the Public on Zika and How To Take Precaution.
June 7 Comunicado de Interés Público - Los Virus del Nilo Occidental y Zika y La Prevención de Mosquitos
May 9 PSA - West Nile and Zika Viruses
April CW-33 Tent City Relocation
April WFAA Tent City Relocation
April Director Thompson's interview at CDC Zika Action Plan Summit in Atlanta, Ga.
March WFAA Zika Door Hangers
March KTVT Zika Door Hangers
February 11 Director Thompson HIV/AIDS Interview with Chris Howell
   
2015  
December DCHHS - In the News 2015
December DCHHS Responds to North Texas Tornadoes
December 9 DCHHS Participates in Moment of Silence for San Bernardino Victims
April 8 Texas Capitol – DCHHS Receives Resolution for Ebola Efforts
January 16 WFAA - Dallas Co. has aggressive plan to prevent CHIKV outbreak
January 11 WFAA - Concerns remain as flu cases decline in North Texas
January 2 WFAA - Dallas Co. health chief talks about flu outbreak

 

2014
DCHHS - In the News 2014
TACCHO - Dallas County Relays Lessons Learned from Ebola Event
KDFW - Medical director answers flu questions
DMN - Prepare for a bad flu season
DMN - Dallas County reports first flu death of the season

WFAA - DCHHS Interview on Ebola in Dallas County 9/30/2014

KDFW - Back to School Shots
KDFW - Helping Older Citizens Guard Against West Nile
KDFW - AIDS Walk South Dallas
KDFW - Flu Deaths
 
2013
DCHHS - In The News 2013
WFAA - Flu cases more than triple in three weeks in Dallas County
Dallas Voice - Dallas County sees steady decline in new AIDS diagnoses
KTVT - Flu Season
KTVT - NACCHO
TCDRS - Horizons Summer 2013
Strategic Partnerships salutes Texas' Lone Stars - Zachary Thompson
DMN - Detailed stats aid Dallas County HIV/Aids, but ignorance, stigma hinder success
WFAA - Health officials take notice as flu concern spreads in North Texas
 
2012
WFAA - Dallas County's West Nile plans changed by mild winter  Click here to view pictures
KTVT - "The Doctors" Dallas County Mosquito Control
KTVT - 211 Emergency Assistance
WFAA - New Swine Flu Prevention
WFAA - Cicely Bolden
KTVT - DCHHS & Iota Mu Sigma bring heat relief to Dallas County residents
West Nile Virus – Education & Tips
WFAA - Free Bug Repellant
KDFW - Helping Seniors/Extreme Heat
WFAA - West Nile Virus
Texas Department of State Health Services - Fall 2012 College Students Vaccine Requirements
KTVT - Phi Beta Sigma A/C Partnership
DMN - Dallas County volunteers bring cooling relief to those living in stifling heat
DMN - Providing relief to those who need it most
KDFW - A/C Assistance for Seniors
KDAF - West Nile Virus
WFAA - West Nile Virus
KDFW - Tuberculosis Case Byan Adams High School
Noticias 23 - Ensayo Para Desatres (Click Here for English Transcript)
Texas Vaccines for Children - Eligibility changes in low cost vaccinations effective January 1, 2012
DCHHS - 2012 Immunization Letter to Day Care Facilities and Schools
 
2011
KDFW - Meningitis Vaccine Supply
KDFW - HIV Testing
KDFW - What’s Bugging You? Bobby Washington
KDFW - HIV Crisis
WFAA - HIV in Dallas County

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

 

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

 

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