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2011 Press Releases

Meningitis vaccine still available, demand remains steady (December 21, 2011)

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More meningitis vaccine arrives, demand remains steady (December 20, 2011)
DCHHS receives more meningitis vaccine, demand increases (December 15, 2011)
New shipment of meningitis vaccine arrives at DCHHS (December 6, 2011)
DCHHS offers free flu vaccine beginning this week (December 6, 2011)
REMINDER: DCHHS commemorates World AIDS Day with free HIV testing (November 30, 2011)

DCHHS commemorates World AIDS Day with free HIV testing (November 29, 2011)

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DCHHS to provide weatherization services for Dallas LIFE (November 14, 2011)
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MEDIA ALERT: DCHHS to hold press conference at 10 a.m. Monday (November 11, 2011)
MEDIA ALERT: DCHHS to hold press conference at 11:30 TODAY (September 29, 2011)
Fourth Dallas County resident linked to listeria outbreak died (September 26, 2011)
Third Dallas County case linked to listeria outbreak (September 23, 2011)
Two Dallas County cases linked to listeria outbreak (September 21, 2011)
Recalled cantaloupe linked to listeria outbreak distributed in Dallas-area (September 16, 2011)
Dallas County currently not tied to listeria investigation (September 14, 2011)
DCHHS to start offering seasonal flu vaccine Thursday (September 7, 2011)

DCHHS awarded second-year funding for CDC's public health improvement program (September 2, 2011)

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MEDIA ALERT: DCHHS to hold press conference at 10 a.m. Wednesday (September 2, 2011)
DCHHS to hold additional immunization clinic Saturday (August 12, 2011)
DCHHS to hold additional immunization clinic Saturday (August 10, 2011)
Commissioners Court recognizes foundations for funding A/C unit giveaway as part of DCHHS' heat response (August 2, 2011)
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REMINDER MEDIA ALERT: Foundations that recently awarded DCHHS grant funding to be recognized by Commissioners Court at 9 a.m. tomorrow (August 2, 2011)
MEDIA ALERT: Foundations that recently awarded DCHHS grant funding to be recognized by Commissioners Court at 9 a.m. tomorrow (August 1, 2011)
MEDIA ALERT: DCHHS to hold press conference at 11 a.m. TODAY (August 1, 2011)
Summer break is a perfect time to get children immunized (July 28, 2011)
DCHHS to receive additional grant funding for heat response (July 26, 2011)
Summer break is a perfect time to get children immunized (July 22, 2011)
DCHHS to hold off-site back-to-school immunization clinic tomorrow (July 15, 2011)
MEDIA ALERT: DCHHS to hold press conference at 10 a.m. tomorrow (July 12, 2011)
Dallas County Section 8 waiting list open (July 11, 2011)
MEDIA ALERT: DCHHS to hold press conference at 10 a.m. Wednesday (July 8, 2011)
Dallas County Section 8 Program waiting list open (July 1, 2011)
DCHHS to hold off-site back-to-school immunization clinic (June 22, 2011)

Pastor honored for commitment to community's health (June 17, 2011)

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DCHHS encourages residents to be safe in the heat (June 16, 2011)

Dallas County Home Loan Counseling Center staff to assist potential homebuyers at Saturday's Home Buying Expo (June 7, 2011)

REMINDER: DCHHS, Reliant to hold press conference at 11 a.m. TOMORROW (June 6, 2011)
MEDIA ALERT: DCHHS, Reliant to hold press conference at 11 a.m. Tuesday (June 3, 2011)

DCHHS announces the beginning of West Nile season (May 26, 2011)

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REMINDER: DCHHS to hold a press conference at 10 a.m. (May 25, 2011)
DCHHS to hold press conference at 10 a.m. Thursday (May 24, 2011)
$10 million in prescription savings for Dallas County residents (May 9, 2011)
$10 million in prescription savings for Dallas County residents (May 5, 2011)
Dallas County salmonella case tied to consumption of raw milk (April 20, 2011)
DCHHS partners with community agencies for HIV forum Thursday (April 5, 2011)
DCHHS responds to state proposal to cut funding that assists in providing medication to HIV patients (March 25, 2011)
DCHHS to offer free Tuberculosis testing on World TB Day (March 24, 2011)
DCHHS to offer free Tuberculosis testing on World TB Day (March 22, 2011)
Spring break is a perfect time to get children immunized (March 11, 2011)
REMINDER: DCHHS to hold press conference at 10 a.m. tomorrow (March 10, 2011)
MEDIA ALERT: DCHHS to hold press conference at 9:30 today (March 10, 2011)
National Kidney Foundation Serving Texas highlights kidney-heart connection in light of World Kidney Day (March 9, 2011)
MEDIA ALERT: DCHHS to hold press conference at 9:30 Thursday (March 9, 2011)
MEDIA ALERT: DCHHS to hold press conference at 9:30 Thursday (March 7, 2011)
DCHHS opens new public health clinic in North Dallas (March 3, 2011)
DCHHS opens new public health clinic in North Dallas (March 2, 2011)
DCHHS offers free HIV testing next week (February 3, 2011)
DCHHS responds to recent possible Tuberculosis exposure in a Seagoville school with free testing, education (January 26, 2011)
DCHHS responds to recent possible Tuberculosis exposure in a Dallas school with free testing, education (January 13, 2011)

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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