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Press Releases for 2008
In 2009, Resolution #1 - Be Prepared for Emergencies (Dec. 30, 2008)
Looking for Tomorrow’s Heroes Today (Dec. 30, 2008)
Dallas County Health and Human Services, Reliant Energy Announce Major Funding Commitment to Provide Energy Efficiency Improvements for Low-Income Homes (Dec. 10, 2008)
Media Alert: Dallas County Health and Human Services, Reliant Energy Deliver Early Holiday Gift to Dallas County Senior Citizen (Dec. 10, 2008)
DCHHS Observes 20th Anniversary of World AIDS Day (Dec. 01, 2008)
DCHHS Honored for Excellence in Public Health (Nove. 18, 2008)
DCHHS to Spray areas in DeSoto and Glenn Heights to Control Mosquitoes (Oct. 9, 2008)
DCHHS Now Offering Flu Shots to the Entire Family (Oct. 3, 2008)
Media Alert: DCHHS LAUNCHES 2008-2009 FLU SEASON CAMPAIGN (Sept. 26, 2008)
DCHHS Confirms a New Human Case of West Nile Virus (Sept. 19, 2008)
DCHHS Offering Services to Gulf Coast Residents Displaced by Hurricane Ike (Sept. 17, 2008)
DCHHS Operations Center Up and Running in Response to Hurricane Ike (Sept. 13, 2008)
DCHHS Urges the Public to Prepare for Possible Severe Weather in the Aftermath of Hurricane Ike (Sept. 12, 2008)
DCHHS Moving Medical Supplies from Stockpile to Dallas Convention Center Shelter in Preparation for Hurricane Ike (Sept. 10, 2008)
DCHHS Offers Suggestions for Persons Evacuating to Dallas (Sept. 9, 2008)
September is National Preparedness Month (Sept. 2, 2008)
DCHHS Steps Up Preparation to Receive Possible Hurricane Evacuees (Aug. 29, 2008)
DCHHS Making Preparation to Receive Possible Hurricane Evacuees (Aug. 28, 2008)
DCHHS Encourages Residents to Take an Active Role to Prevent Crypto Spread (Aug. 27, 2008)
DCHHS Confirms a New Human Case of West Nile Virus (Aug. 27, 2008)
Time for a New School Year (Aug. 22, 2008)
DCHHS Confirms New Human Case of West Nile Virus (Aug. 21, 2008)
Time is Winding Down to a New School Year - Make Sure Immunizations Are Up to Date (Aug. 18, 2008)
DCHHS Confirms New Human Case of West Nile Virus (Aug. 13, 2008)
Dallas County Health and Human Services Receives Additional Grant Awards to Purchase and Install Air Conditioning Units (Aug. 7, 2008)
DCHHS Calls for Stronger Preventive Measures to Halt Spread of Crypto Cases (Aug. 6, 2008)
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. 6, 2008)
DCHHS to Spray area in Balch Springs to Control Mosquitoes (Aug. 5, 2008)
DCHHS Confirms First Human Case of West Nile Virus (Aug. 1, 2008)
HEALTH ADVISORY: Cryptosporidiosis (Aug. 1, 2008)
HIV and AIDS on the Rise Among Hispanics in Dallas Metroplex (July 31, 2008)
DCHHS Reminds the Public to Exercise Precaution During Triple Digit Days (July 30, 2008)
DCHHS Issues Safety Precautions for Triple Digit Days Ahead (July 25, 2008)
DCHHS Investigating Cases of Crypto in Area Spray Parks (July 25, 2008)
Summer Break is Almost Over – Make Sure Your Kids are Ready for Schools (July 23, 2008)
DCHHS to Spray area in Highland Park to Control Mosquitoes (July 16, 2008)
DCHHS to Spray area in Cockrell Hill to Control Mosquitoes (July 11, 2008)
The Dog Days of Summer Have Arrived – Keep Safe in the Heat (July 11, 2008)
DCHHS Offers Tips to Avoid Food Borne Illnesses (July 3, 2008)
Have a Happy, Healthy 4th of July
DCHHS Encourages West Nile Prevention and Urges Caution in High Temperatures for July 4th
(July 3, 2008)
DCHHS Heat-Related Illness Surveillance Programs Receives National Honor (July 1, 2008)
DCHHS to Spray area in Highland Park to Control Mosquitoes (June 30, 2008)
Take the Test, Take Control for National HIV Testing Day
DCHHS to offer free testing at two locations
(June 25, 2008)
West Nile Season Officially Arrives in Dallas County
DCHHS to Spray to Control Mosquitoes in Highland Park
(June 25, 2008)
DCHHS Announces FDA Updates to Recommendations for Tomato Consumption (June 15, 2008)
DCHHS Announces Salmonella Investigation (June 3, 2008)
Don’t Sizzle this Summer in the Texas Heat (May 20, 2008)
MEDIA ALERT - DCHHS to Hold Press Conference to Announce Heat Response Plan
HIV and Its Transmission (May 16, 2008)
DCHHS Recognizes Older Americans Month (May 7, 2008)
Oncor Energy Awards Dallas County Health and Human Services $218,298 Grant to Support Weatherization Program (May 5, 2008)
TXU Energy, Dallas County Health and Human Services Partner to Help Local Families in Need of Assistance (April 25, 2008)
DCHHS Reminds Parents of Important Reasons to Immunize Your Child National Infant Immunization Week – April 19-26, 2008 (April 19, 2008)
DCHHS Encourages the Public to Fight West Nile with a Prevent
D-fense: DEET, Drain, Dress
(April 18, 2008)
MEDIA ALERT - DCHHS to Hold Press Conference to Announce 2008 West Nile Public Education & Prevention Campaign (April 16, 2008)
DCHHS Recognizes Older Americans Month (April 16, 2008)
DCHHS Television Series “Healthy Lives, Healthy Families” Now Available by Video on Demand (April 9, 2008)
Dallas County Commissioners Court Honors the District 3 Public Health Advisory Council for National Public Health Week 2008 (April 9, 2008)
Dedication of Jackson Stanfield Health Center Set (March 25, 2008)
DCHHS Honors World TB Day March 24, 2008 (March 24, 2008)
Dedication of Jackson Stanfield Health Center Set (March 21, 2008)
Ryan White Planning Council Selects New Leadership (Feb. 18, 2008)
Prevention is Power—Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (Feb. 5, 2008)
DCHHS Offers Free Flu Shoots (Jan. 30, 2008)
DCHHS Issues Consumer Warning Regarding Stolen Ground Beef (Jan. 9, 2008)
DCHHS Reminds Parents and Schools to Make Preventing MRSA a Priority (Jan. 3, 2008)
DCHHS Reminds the Public to Be Ready, Be Prepared in 2008 (Jan. 2, 2008)

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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