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Press Releases for 2006
Begin the new tear personally prepared for emergencies (Dec. 28, 2006)
DCHHS receives grant to provide toys to Hurricane Katrina kids (Dec. 20, 2006)
Protect your family from E. coli and other food borne illnesses (Dec. 13, 2006)
Catch the holiday spirit not the flu – get your flu shot (Dec. 13, 2006)
DCHHS recognized during public health thank you week (Nov. 22, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services to purchase first responder anti-virals (Nov. 21, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services launches seasonal flu Website (Oct. 25, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services now offering flu shots for the entire family (Oct. 19, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services confirms new human cases of West Nile Virus (Oct. 16, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services receives additional supply of flu vaccine (Oct. 13, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services has resumed offering adult flu shots (Oct. 12, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services has run out of adult flu vaccine (Oct. 11, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services flu vaccine update (Oct. 10, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services in short supply of flu vaccine (Oct. 9, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services to announce update on availability of flu vaccine (Oct. 5, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services offering flu shots (Sept. 29, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services to announce plans for upcoming flu season (Sept. 25, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services confirms new human cases of West Nile Virus (Sept. 22, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services confirms new human cases of West Nile Virus (Sept. 15, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services to spray in DeSoto and Wilmer for mosquito abatement (Sept. 13, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services confirms new human cases of West Nile Virus (Sept. 11, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services encourages the public to ask themselves "am I prepared?" (Sept. 8, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services to spray area of Rowlett for mosquito abatement tonight (Sept. 6, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services encourages the public to "get a kit, make a plan, be informed, get involved" - celebrate national preparedness month (Sept. 5, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services confirms new human cases of West Nile Virus (Aug. 31, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services laboratory now offering quantiferon testing (Aug. 31, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services confirms new human cases of West Nile Virus (Aug. 22, 2006)
Dallas County Health & Human Services continues to urges caution during summer heat (Aug. 18, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services receives $248,000 in grant awards from The Meadows Foundation, The Dallas Foundation, and Communities Foundation of Texas for air conditioning units for Dallas County residents (Aug. 14, 2006)
DCHHS confirms new human cases of West Nile Virus Fifteen New Cases reported including Two Deaths (Aug. 10, 2006)
Schools open Monday.Is your child ready? (Aug. 9, 2006)
DCHHS to spray multiple locations for mosquito abatement (Aug. 7, 2006)
Count down back-to-school has begun: time to update children immunizations (July 28, 2006)
Recommended childhood and adolescent immunization schedule (July 28, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services urges caution as temperatures rise (July 28, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services confirms five new human cases of West Nile Virus (July 26, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services urges caution as temperatures rise (July 20, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services to spray in Sunnyvale, Seagoville and Balch Springs Thursday, July 20th (July 19, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services reports three new human cases of West Nile (July 18, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services urges caution as temperatures rise (July 16, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services reports new human case of West Nile (July 14, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services urges caution during summer heat wave (July 14, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services to spray in Seagoville & Balch Springs (July 7, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services to spray in town of Highland Park Thursday June 29, 2006 (June 28, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services preps community for summer heat (June 21, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services to hold news conference to announce heat response plan (June 21, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services urges caution as temperature rise (June 8, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services updates recommendations for mumps vaccinations (June 7, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services to announces preliminary results for two of the four tests Lake Highlands High School (May 18, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services to announce results of laboratory tests in Lake Highland food tampering investigation (May 18, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services opens food borne illnesses investigation at Lake Highlands High School (May 16, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services gets ready for West Nile season (May 08, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services host pandemic influenza tabletop exercise.  Draws over 170 stakeholders (May 4, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services gears up for 2006 West Nile Virus season.  DCHHS to hold press conference to announce plans and provide updates (May 4, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services receives $42,000 grant from Atmos Energy to share the warmth this winter (May 2, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services monitors mumps outbreak in the midwest (April 26, 2006)
DCHHS to host pandemic influenza tabletop exercise; DCHHS exercise first of its kind in the region (April 20, 2006)
DCHHS to host pandemic influenza tabletop exercise (April 17, 2009)
Dallas County Health and Human Services launches new pandemic influenza Website and announces plans for pandemic influenza exercise (March 27, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services recognizes World Tuberculossis Day (March 23, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services receives $90,000 grant award from Meadows Foundation to support pandemic influenza planning efforts (March 14, 2006)
Dallas County Judge Margaret Keliher appoints new officers to Ryan White Planning Council of the Dallas Area/Ryan White Consortium of North Texas (March 9, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Hunan Services updates progress on pandemic planning (Feb. 28, 2006)
Dr. John Carlo appointed as Dallas County Health Authority (Feb. 28, 2006)
DCHHS announces appointment of Dr. John Carlo as medical director (Feb. 21, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services announces new recommendations to TDLR for nail salons and guidelines for personal protection for nail salon patrons (Feb. 16, 2006)
DCHHS lab approved for influenza a/h5 virus testing (Feb. 8, 2006)
Influenza pandemic plan presentation (Feb. 8, 2006)
DCHHS reminds public to develop personal preparedness plans (Feb. 8, 2006)
DCHHS to announce readiness of DCHHS lab for avian influenza testing and pandemic influenza response plan at Wednesday news conference (Feb. 7, 2007)
Dallas County Health and Human Services offers free HIV Testing for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (Feb. 6, 2006)
DCHHS director to speak at African-American legislative summit in Austin (Feb. 6, 2006)
Dallas County Health and Human Services releases influenza pandemic response frequently asked questions (Feb. 3, 2006)
DCHHS reminds consumers to check out salon before getting pampered (Jan. 20, 2006)
DCHHS reminds the public, it's not too late to get your flu shot (Jan. 20, 2006)
DCHHS receives $596,000 cities readiness grant (Jan. 12, 2006)
DCHHS encourages parents to protect children with immunization 2006 childhood and adolescent immunization schedule (Jan. 9, 2006)

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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