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Press Releases for 2007
DCHHS reminds the public to be ready, be prepared in 2008 (Dec. 27, 2007)
Dallas County Health and Human Services responds to Merck vaccine recall (Dec. 12, 2007)
DCHHS demonstrates the power of partnerships on World AIDS Day (Nov. 29, 2007)
Catch the holiday spirit, not the flu – get your flu shot now! (Nov. 26, 2007)
DCHHS demonstrates the power of partnerships on World AIDS Day (Nov. 26, 2007)
Dallas County Health and Human Services partners with Novartis vaccines for holiday flu vaccination clinic, flu shots convenient for shoppers (Nov. 13, 2007)
Commissioner of Texas Department of State Health Services visits DCHHS (Oct. 24, 2007)
DCHHS now offering flu shots to the entire family (Oct. 23, 2007)
MEDIA ALERT news conference - DCHHS partners with city of Garland for emergency preparedness drill (Oct. 22, 2007)
DCHHS raising awareness of ways to prevent community-associated MRSA (Oct. 17, 2007)
DCHHS presents Dr. William Atkinson from the CDC in lecture tonight (Oct. 16, 2007)
DCHHS confirms new human case (22) of West Nile Virus (Oct. 5, 2007)
DCHHS television series “Healthy Lives, Healthy Families” now available by video on demand (Oct. 5, 2007)
DCHHS joins nationwide response during annual National Latino AIDS Awareness Day DCHHS to offer free HIV tests At Stemmons location (Oct. 5, 2007)
DCHHS confirms new human case (21) of West Nile Virus (Oct. 4, 2007)
DCHHS confirms new human case (18) of West Nile Virus (Oct. 1, 2007)
Get your flu shot – the reasons are all around you (Oct. 1, 2007)
DCHHS confirms new human case (16) of West Nile Virus (Sept. 28, 2007)
Get your flu shot – the reasons are all around you (Sept. 27, 2007)
MEDIA ALERT DCHHS to announce plans for upcoming flu season (Sept. 26, 2007)
DCHHS Confirms New Human Case (16) of West Nile Virus (Sept. 25, 2007)
Schools back in session – so is teen drug use
DCHHS provides tips to parents to keep kids drug free
(Sept. 24, 2007)
DCHHS confirms new human case (15) of West Nile Virus (Sept. 21, 2007)
As health departments face cuts to important public health preparedness funding, DCHHS encourages families to develop home preparedness plans. September 23-30 designated home and family preparedness week during national preparedness month (Sept 21, 2007)
DCHHS to spray area of Sunnyvale Thursday night (Sept. 19, 2007)
DCHHS confirms new human case (14) of West Nile Virus (Sept. 18, 2007)
Make sure your family is prepared during national preparedness month (Sept. 12, 2007)
CDC announces Dallas County immunization rates on the rise (Sept. 11, 2007)
DCHHS television series “Healthy Lives, Healthy Families” premieres tonight as part of national preparedness month (Sept. 11, 2007)
DCHHS confirms new human case (12) of West Nile Virus (Sept. 7, 2007)
DCHHS launches television series “Healthy Lives, Healthy Families” as part of national preparedness month (Sept. 7, 2007)
DCHHS to spray area of Rowlett tonight (Sept. 3, 2007)
DCHHS participates in national preparedness month (Sept. 3, 2007)
CDC announces Dallas County immunization rates on the rise (Aug. 30, 2007)
DCHHS confirms new human case (11) of West Nile Virus (Aug. 30, 2007)
MEDIA ALERT DCHHS receives $50,000 grant for A/Cs from the Meadows Foundation (Aug. 27, 2007)
DCHHS to spray in various locations this week (Aug. 27, 2007)
DCHHS confirms new human case of West Nile Virus (Aug. 24, 2007)
MEDIA ALERT Dallas County Health and Human Services opens new clinic (Aug. 21, 2007)
Dallas County Health and Human Services opens new clinic (Aug. 20, 2007)
DCHHS confirms new human case of West Nile Virus (Aug. 14, 2007)
Dallas County Health and Human Services receives $50,000 grant award from Meadows Foundation to purchase and install air conditioning units for elderly Dallas County residents (Aug. 14, 2007)
DCHHS urges caution as temperatures & heat indexes rise (Aug. 9, 2007)
DCHHS urges caution as temperatures & heat indexes rise (Aug. 3, 2007)
“Help is here express” bus tour returns to Dallas to help patients in need access prescription medicines (Aug. 2, 2007)
DCHHS says immunize now to avoid back-to-school rush (Aug. 2, 2007)
DCHHS confirms second human case of West Nile Virus (Aug. 1, 2007)
DCHHS confirms first human case of West Nile Virus (July 26, 2007)
DCHHS to spray in Highland Park tonight (July 26, 2007)
DCHHS statement regarding explosion at 500 S. Riverfront (July 25, 2007)
DCHHS provides West Nile Virus activity update (July 12, 2007)
DCHHS says remember the three Ds to defend against West Nile (July 10, 2007)
DCHHS says immunize now to avoid back-to-school rush (July 5, 2007)
DCHHS says remember the three Ds to defend against West Nile (July 3, 2007)
DCHHS offering free HIV testing on National HIV Testing Day (June 26, 2007)
DCHHS celebrates national mosquito control awareness week (June 26, 2007)
DCHHS offering free HIV testing on National HIV Testing Day (June 19, 2007)
Dallas County to request $500k to fund treatment services for adolescents addicted to cheese heroin (June 18, 2007)
DCHHS continues to prepare seniors for emergencies (June 11, 2007)
Dallas County HHS receives $3.6 million grants from feds for Ryan White (June 1, 2007)
DCHHS says remember the three Ds to defend against West Nile (June 1, 2007)
Dallas County Health and Human Services encourages Tuberculosis testing (May 30, 2007)
Don’t let summer vacation be the start of drug use in teens DCHHS provides tips to parents to keep kids drug free (May 25, 2007)
DCHHS says remember the three Ds to defend against West Nile (May 24, 2007)
Dallas County HHS reminds public to “catch and release” when fishing in prohibited areas (May 22, 2007)
Dallas County HHS hosts meeting to prepare community for summer heat (May 16, 2007)
DCHHS to hold press conference to announce distribution of “go kits” to senior citizens (April 3, 2007)
DCHHS recognized during national public health week 2007 proclamation (April 3, 2007)
Dallas County commissioners to recognize DCHHS during national public health week 2007 (April 2, 2007)
DCHHS defends Dallas County against West Nile Virus 2 (April 2, 2007)
DCHHS defends Dallas County against West Nile Virus (March 30, 2007)
DCHHS defends Dallas County against West Nile Virus (March 29, 2007)
DCHHS environmental health division raises awareness of animal attacks (March 22, 2007)
Dallas County forms cheese heroin task force (March 21, 2007)
Dallas County Health and Human Services recognizes World Tuberculossis Day (March 20, 2007)
Parents during spring break have the talk (March 15, 2007)
DCHHS warns of dangers of cheese heroin (March 12, 2007)
Its severe weather awareness week – are you prepared? (March 5, 2007)
DCHHS now offering HPV vaccine through the Texas Vaccine for Children Program (Feb. 28, 2007)
TXU Energy, Dallas County Health and Human Services continue partnership for local residents in need (Feb. 23, 2007)
Protect your family from food borne illnesses (Feb. 19, 2007)
Dallas County Health and Human Services now offering HPV vaccine (Feb. 19, 2007)
Protect your family from food borne illnesses (Feb. 15, 2007)
With flu cases on the rise, DCHHS offers free flu shots (Feb. 12, 2007)
DCHHS offers suggestions for fighting the flu (Feb. 8, 2007)
DCHHS offers free flu shots (Feb. 7, 2007)
Dallas County Health and Human Services now offering HPV vaccine (Feb. 2, 2007)
It’s official – flu season has arrived in Dallas County (Feb. 2, 2007)
DCHHS joins nationwide response during seventh annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (Feb. 1, 2007)
Dallas County Health and Human Services receives $290,760 grant to provide housing assistance for those relocated by Hurricane Katrina (Jan. 30, 2007)
DCHHS offers free flu shots (Jan. 30, 2007)
Dallas County Health and Human Services help to make homeownership a reality (Jan. 24, 2007)
DCHHS receives $321,743 grant from state to support immunization efforts (Jan. 22, 2007)
2007 things to do:  make sure my family is personally prepared (Jan. 3, 2007)

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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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