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2009 Press Releases
Recalled H1N1 vaccine was not shipped to DCHHS (Dec. 15, 2009)
DCHHS reports another flu-related death in Dallas County (Dec. 14, 2009)
About 1,800 doses of the H1N1 vaccine given Monday (Dec. 7, 2009)
DCHHS clinics to offer free H1N1 vaccine beginning Monday (Dec. 4, 2009)
Appointment hotline opens tomorrow for Dec. 5 H1N1 clinic (Nov. 30, 2009)
More than 2,000 get vaccinated at public H1N1 clinic Saturday – Photo (Nov. 23, 2009)
Appointments for Saturday's public H1N1 clinic already full (Nov. 20, 2009)
MEDIA ALERT: DCHHS to hold press conference at 2 p.m. TODAY (Nov. 20, 2009)
DCHHS received more seasonal flu vaccine for children today (Nov. 18, 2009)
DCHHS to partner with pharmacies to distribute H1N1 vaccine (Nov. 17, 2009)
MEDIA ALERT: DCHHS to hold press conference at 2 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 17, 2009)
MEDIA ALERT: DCHHS to hold press conference 10 a.m. Monday (Nov. 13, 2009)
DCHHS reports another flu-related death in Dallas County (Nov. 12, 2009)
DCHHS reports another flu-related death in Dallas County (Nov. 10, 2009)
DCHHS reports another flu-related death in Dallas County (Nov. 10, 2009)
DCHHS reports another flu-related death in Dallas County (Nov. 9, 2009)
DCHHS’ H1N1 vaccine supply expected to run out today (Nov. 6, 2009)
DCHHS delivers H1N1 vaccine to the masses Wednesday (Nov. 4, 2009)
DCHHS reports another flu-related death in Dallas County (Nov. 2, 2009)
DCHHS confirms two more human cases of West Nile Virus (Oct. 29, 2009)
DCHHS will begin offering H1N1 vaccine to public Friday (Oct. 28, 2009)
DCHHS reports another flu-related death in Dallas County (Oct. 27, 2009)
DCHHS reports another flu-related death in Dallas County (Oct. 26, 2009)
Spraying for mosquitoes in Hutchins scheduled Wednesday (Oct. 26, 2009)
H1N1 vaccine shipment received today enough to offer to public (Oct. 23, 2009)
MEDIA ALERT - H1N1 vaccine shipment received today (Oct. 23, 2009)
DCHHS reports another flu-related death in Dallas County (Oct. 23, 2009)
DCHHS reports another flu death in Dallas County (Oct. 19, 2009)
Spraying for mosquitoes scheduled Wednesday, Thursday (Oct. 14, 2009)
DCHHS out of nasal spray seasonal flu vaccine for children (Oct. 8, 2009)
DCHHS reports two more flu-related deaths in Dallas County (Oct. 6, 2009)
DCHHS announces the receipt of first shipment of H1N1 vaccine (Oct. 5, 2009)
DCHHS reports seventh H1N1-related death (Oct. 5, 2009)
REVISED: DCHHS press conference TODAY (Oct. 5, 2009)
DCHHS reports another flu-related death in Dallas County (Oct. 5, 2009)
DCHHS Medical Director Dr. John Carlo to speak on H1N1 (Oct. 2, 2009)
DCHHS confirms another human case of West Nile Virus (Oct. 1, 2009)
DCHHS temporarily out of injectable seasonal flu vaccine for children (Oct. 1, 2009)
Deadline to get children vaccinated for school looms (Sept. 28, 2009)
Spraying for mosquitoes in Rowlett scheduled Tuesday morning (Sept. 28, 2009)
DCHHS confirms another human case of West Nile Virus (Sept. 23, 2009)
Deadline to get children vaccinated for school looms (Sept. 21, 2009)
Spraying for mosquitoes in Wilmer scheduled Tuesday morning (Sept. 21, 2009)
DCHHS confirms another human case of West Nile Virus (Sept. 21, 2009)
DCHHS confirms flu-related death in Dallas County was H1N1 (Sept. 17, 2009)
DCHHS reports another flu-related death in Dallas County (Sept. 17, 2009)
MEDIA ALERT: DCHHS to hold press conference today regarding another flu death (Sept. 17, 2009)
DCHHS to start offering seasonal flu vaccine for children today (Sept. 15, 2009)
DCHHS confirms another human case of West Nile Virus (Sept. 15, 2009)
DCHHS confirms first West Nile Virus death in Dallas County (Sept. 15, 2009)
DCHHS announces third flu-related death in Dallas County (Sept. 14, 2009)
MEDIA ALERT: Press conference Monday regarding possible flu-related death (Sept. 14, 2009)
Deadline to get children vaccinated for school looms (Sept. 11, 2009)
MEDIA ALERT: Press conference Friday regarding immunization requirements (Sept. 11, 2009)
DCHHS confirms seventh human case of West Nile Virus (Sept. 10, 2009)
Spraying for mosquitoes in Wilmer scheduled for Friday morning (Sept. 9, 2009)
DCHHS confirms sixth human case of West Nile Virus (Sept. 8, 2009)
DCHHS announces changes in H1N1 activity in Dallas County (Sept. 4, 2009)
MEDIA ALERT - Dallas County to launch new prescription drug savings program (Sept. 3, 2009)
Spraying for mosquitoes in two areas scheduled tomorrow (Sept. 2, 2009)
Mosquito control in two neighborhoods scheduled for Thursday (Sept. 1, 2009)
DCHHS confirms fifth human case of West Nile Virus (Sept. 1, 2009)
DCHHS confirms fourth human case of West Nile Virus (Aug. 31, 2009)
DCHHS confirms third human case of West Nile Virus (Aug. 28, 2009)
DCHHS urges parents to immunize their children before Sept. 30 (Aug. 28, 2009)
DCHHS announced the start of its flu vaccination campaign (Aug. 28, 2009)
MEDIA ALERT - DCHHS LAUNCHES 2009-2010 FLU SEASON CAMPAIGN (Aug. 26, 2009)
DCHHS announces the start of our flu season campaign (Aug. 26, 2009)
DCHHS confirms first two human cases of West Nile Virus (Aug. 25, 2009)
Mosquito control scheduled for early Tuesday in Cedar Hill (Aug. 14, 2009)
Mosquito control scheduled for Thursday in 4 communities (Aug. 12, 2009)
Mosquito control scheduled for Thursday in Cockrell Hill (Aug. 5, 2009)
DCHHS immunization clinic will be open Saturday Aug. 8 (Aug. 4, 2009)
DCHHS immunization clinic will be open Saturday Aug. 8 (July 31, 2009)
Mosquito control scheduled for Wednesday, Thursday (July 21, 2009)
State health officials add to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren (July 16, 2009)
DCHHS to offer free HIV testing (June 25, 2009)
MEDIA ALERT - Reliant Energy, DCHHS announce summer electricity bill payment assistance programs for low-Income, elderly, critical care customers and consumer heat safety tips (June 26, 2009)
Don't sizzle this summer (June 23, 2009)
Swine influenza outbreak—UPDATE (May 27, 2009)
Swine influenza outbreak—UPDATE (May 22, 2009)
Swine influenza outbreak—UPDATE (May 21, 2009)
Media Alert: DCHHS will hold press conference to announce 2009 West Nile Virus and Cryptosporidiosis (Crypto) prevention campaign (May 21, 2009)
Swine influenza outbreak—UPDATE (May 20, 2009)
Swine influenza outbreak—UPDATE (May 18, 2009)
Enjoy the water but be safe (May 18, 2009)
Swine influenza outbreak—UPDATE (May 14, 2009)
Swine influenza outbreak—UPDATE (May 13, 2009)
Swine influenza outbreak—UPDATE (May 12, 2009)
Swine influenza outbreak—UPDATE (May 9, 2009)
Swine influenza outbreak—UPDATE (May 8, 2009)
Swine influenza outbreak—UPDATE (May 7, 2009)
Swine influenza outbreak—UPDATE (May 6, 2009)
Swine influenza outbreak—UPDATE (May 5, 2009)
Swine influenza outbreak—UPDATE (May 4, 2009)
Swine influenza outbreak—UPDATE (May 3, 2009)
Swine influenza outbreak—UPDATE (May 2, 2009)
Swine influenza outbreak—UPDATE (May 1, 2009)
Swine influenza outbreak—UPDATE (April 30, 2009)
Swine influenza outbreak—UPDATE (April 29, 2009)
Swine influenza outbreak—UPDATE (April 28, 2009)
Swine influenza outbreak—UPDATE (April 27, 2009)
Swine influenza outbreak—UPDATE (April 24, 2009)
DCHHS assisting CDC with swine flu investigation (April 24, 2009)
DCHHS Staffer to be Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame (April 23, 2009)
DCHHS staffer to be inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame (April 22, 2009)
Thomas Hatfield honored for three decades of public service (April 21, 2009)
Childhood immunization requirements change for 2009-2010 school year (April 20, 2009)
DCHHS receives award for influenza investigation (April 20, 2009)
DCHHS provides HIV/AIDS testing in the fight against prostitution (April 7, 2009)
DCHHS participates in Take-a-loved-one-to-the-doctor Day (April 7, 2009)
Oncor Awards Dallas County Health and Human Services $300,000 grant to support Weatherization program (March 10, 2009)
DCHHS participates in National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (March 9, 2009)
Senator West introduces bill (SB 968) to regulate spray parks & interactive water parks (Feb. 20, 2009)
DCHHS Director to receive the 2009 IMA Health Care Award (Feb. 5, 2009)
DCHHS participates in National Black HIV/AIDs Awareness Day (Feb. 3, 2009)
DCHHS offers free flu shots (Jan. 29, 2009)
DCHHS offers tips for staying safe during inclement winter weather (Jan. 27, 2009)
Protect your family from food-borne illnesses (Jan. 23, 2009)

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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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