Facebook logo   Twitter Logo
Lab Services





2004 Press Releases
Dallas County Health and Human Services will expand flu shot targets starting Monday (Dec. 30, 2004)
Dallas County Health and Human Services still has flu shots available for those at high-risk (Dec. 17, 2004)
Dallas County Health and Human Services continues to offer flu shots to adults and children (Dec. 10, 2004)
Dallas County Health and Human Services continues to offer flu shots to adults and children (Dec. 8, 2004)
Dallas County Health and Human Services continues to offer flu shots to adults (Nov. 30, 2004)
Dallas County school districts report an increase of flu-like illnesses in students (Nov. 22, 2004)
DCHHS to give 300 adult flu shots Monday (Nov. 19, 2004)
DCHHS to give 300 adult flu shots Friday (Nov. 18, 2004)
DCHHS receives additional adult flu vaccine (Nov. 17, 2004)
DCHHS has run out of adult flu vaccine (Nov. 16, 2004)
DCHHS to give 150 adult flu shots Tuesday (Nov. 15, 2004)
DCHHS to give 300 adult flu shots Monday (Nov. 12, 2004)
DCHHS has run out of adult flu vaccine (Nov. 8, 2004)
DCHHS reports sporadic flu cases (Nov. 5, 2004)
Dallas County health officials recommend pneumococcal vaccine to high risk individuals (Nov. 5, 2004)
Dallas County Health and Human Services to give 300 adult flu shots tomorrow (Nov. 4, 2004)
Dallas County health officials investigating possible cluster of legionellosis infections in the city of Dallas (Oct. 29, 2004)
Dallas County’s Bioterrorism Preparedness department recognized by national public health organization (Oct. 27, 2004)
DCHHS expects to run out of adult flu vaccine tomorrow (Oct. 26, 2004)
DCHHS cancels Saturday shot clinic (Oct. 21, 2004)
DCHHS to spray city of Glenn Heights Thursday night after 9 p.m. weather permitting (Oct. 20, 2004)
DCHHS continues to administer its limited supply of flu vaccine to adults (including seniors) and children ages 2 to 18 (Oct. 18, 2004)
DCHHS investigating one new possible human West Nile case in 35-year-old Carrollton man (Oct. 18, 2004)
DCHHS now has limited adult flu vaccine supply (Oct. 14, 2004)
DCHHS to spray city of Glenn Heights tomorrow night after 9 p.m. weather permitting (Oct. 11, 2004)
DCHHS to spray city of Glenn Heights tonight after 9 p.m. weather permitting (Sept. 30, 2004)
DCHHS inspectors approve Wilmer-Hutchins High School to prepare and serve hot meals (Sept. 30, 2004)
DCHHS and YWCA to offer free mammograms on Tuesday (Sept. 29, 2004)
DCHHS to spray Wilmer tonight and Thursday night after 9 p.m. weather permitting (Sept. 28, 2004)
DCHHS officials say Wilmer-Hutchins High School cafeteria still not ready to open (Sept. 27, 2004)
DCHHS investigating one new possible human West Nile case in 64-year-old Richardson woman (Sept. 27, 2004)
Wilmer-Hutchins High School cafeteria update (Sept. 22, 2004)
DCHHS to spray DeSoto tonight after 9 p.m. weather permitting (Sept. 21, 2004)
Dallas County West Nile update: 21 birds, 87 mosquitoes and nine humans have virus (Sept. 20, 2004)
DCHHS to spray Duncanville Thursday night after 9 p.m. weather permitting (Sept. 16, 2004)
DCHHS announces one more possible human case under investigation in city of Dallas (Sept. 13, 2004)
DCHHS to spray Rowlett tonight after 9 p.m. weather permitting (Sept. 9, 2004)
Health officials advise precautions against pertussis (whooping cough) (Sept. 8, 2004)
DCHHS appoints Dr. John Ibekwe as new chief epidemiologist (Sept. 8, 2004)
Nine confirmed human cases of West Nile in Dallas County, four cases remain under investigation (Sept. 7, 2004)
DCHHS to spray Rowlett tonight after 9 p.m. weather permitting (Sept. 2, 2004)
DCHHS to spray Cockrell Hill and Highland Park for mosquitoes tonight (Sept. 1, 2004)
Eight confirmed human cases of West Nile in Dallas County, five cases remain under investigation (Aug. 31, 2004)
DCHHS to hold childhood immunization clinic on Saturday (Aug. 26, 2004)
DCHHS reschedules spraying of Cockrell Hill for Thursday (Aug. 25, 2004)
DCHHS to spray Highland Park and Cockrell Hill Tuesday night (Aug. 23, 2004)
DCHHS to spray Rowlett tonight (Aug. 23, 2004)
DCHHS announces two more possible human West Nile cases (Aug. 23, 2004)
Possible human West Nile case announced as under investigation in DeSoto was exposed in Dallas (Aug. 18, 2004)
DCHHS to spray Highland Park and Rowlett Thursday night weather permitting (Aug. 18, 2004)
DCHHS to spray Balch Springs tonight weather permitting (Aug. 18, 2004)
DCHHS investigating five more possible human cases of West Nile in Balch Springs, Dallas, and Garland bringing the total number under investigation to eight (Aug. 16, 2004)
Mosquito sample found positive in Rowlett, county to spray tonight (Aug. 12, 2004)
DCHHS holds immunization clinic on Saturday (Aug. 12, 2004)
DCHHS revises West Nile bird testing policy (Aug. 11, 2004)
DCHHS investigating possible human case in 72-year-old Dallas man (Aug. 10, 2004)
DCHHS to spray Balch Springs and Highland Park Tuesday and Thursday (Aug. 9, 2004)
DCHHS West Nile update (Aug. 9, 2004)
DCHHS to spray Highland Park Thursday night and next Tuesday and Thursday nights, weather permitting (Aug. 4, 2004)
DCHHS to spray Balch Springs and unincorporated Dallas County Thursday after 9 p.m. (Aug. 3, 2004)
DCHHS investigating two possible human cases of West Nile in Carrollton and Dallas County (Aug. 2, 2004)
Fourth mosquito sample found positive in Balch Springs, DCHHS to spray Highland Park and Balch Springs tonight weather permitting (July 29, 2004)
Third mosquito sample found positive in Highland Park (July 28, 2004)
Parents urged to get children vaccinated before school starts or admission may be denied (July 28, 2004)
DCHHS West Nile update: 11 mosquito samples, five birds and no humans positive for West Nile as of July 26 (July 26, 2004)
Second mosquito positive for West Nile in Highland Park, DCHHS to spray tonight (July 22, 2004)
New regulations for whirlpool foot spas adopted by Texas Cosmetology Commission after DCHHS investigation of bacterial skin infections (July 20, 2004)
DCHHS to spray city of Balch Springs for mosquitoes Tuesday night (July 19, 2004)
More mosquito samples from Balch Springs test positive for West Nile (July 19, 2004)
Mosquito sample in Highland Park tests positive for West Nile, DCHHS to spray Highland Park after 8 p.m. Thursday (July 14, 2004)
DCHHS offers tips to beat the heat this summer (July 14, 2004)
DCHHS announces mosquito samples in Balch Springs and Duncanville have tested positive for West Nile (July 12, 2004)
DCHHS to spray city of Balch Springs for mosquitoes Tuesday and Thursday nights (July 12, 2004)
DCHHS to spray city of Duncanville for mosquitoes Tuesday and Thursday nights (July 12, 2004)
Dallas County commissioners to rename Health and Human Services auditorium in honor of the late Dr. Assefa Tulu Tuesday, July 13th (July 12, 2004)
Dallas County health officials investigate suspected human case of West Nile in 8-year-old Dallas boy (July 7, 2004)
DCHHS chief epidemiologist passes away (June 25, 2004)
Saturday shot clinic June 26 (June 23, 2004)
School is out, but shots are in (June 21, 2004)
Dr. David Buhner appointed Dallas County health authority (June 15, 2004)
DCHHS urges safety after recent storms and power outages (June 3, 2004)
DCHHS to test mosquitoes in the city of Dallas for West Nile Virus (May 25, 2004)
Dallas seniors receive donated insect repellent and information on preventing West Nile (May 20, 2004)
Measles advisory issued for travelers to Mexico (May 18, 2004)
A message from the Garland Health Department (May 18, 2004)
Saturday shot clinic May 22 (May 17, 2004)
DCHHS advises the community to beat the heat this summer (May 10, 2004)
DCHHS announces its bird testing policy for West Nile Virus (May 7, 2004)
DCHHS to hold free childhood immunization clinic on Saturday (April 20, 2004)
DCHHS to celebrate National Infant Immunization Week April 24 – May 1 (April 19, 2004)
North Texas health organizations to hold immunization roundup on April 17 as part of National Infant Immunization Week activities (April 12, 2004)
DCHHS celebrates National Public Health Week (April 5, 2004)
Join the DFW Medical Reserve Corps (March 26, 2004)
DCHHS urges consumer awareness of safety standards for whirlpool footbaths at nail salons (March 11, 2004)
DCHHS enhances mosquito surveillance capacity for West Nile Virus (Feb. 23, 2004)
Dallas County Judge Margaret Keliher appoints new officers to Ryan White Planning Council of the Dallas Area/Ryan White Consortium of North Texas (Feb. 4, 2004)
DCHHS to hold childhood immunization clinic on Saturday (Jan. 12, 2004)
Dallas County Commissioners Court Names Zachary S. Thompson Director Health and Human Services (Dec. 19, 2003)
Test

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

About Us | Press Releases | Public Health Preparedness | Environmental Health | Client Services | Clinical Services

2377 North Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, Texas 75207-2710 | 214-819-2000