Due to inclement weather, Dallas County offices (all non-essential employees), the Courts, and Jury Services will be CLOSED on February 1.

Policy Environment

Health & Human Services - 2377 N. Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, TX 75207
Phone:  (214) 819-5115
E-mail:  chronic.disease@dallascounty.org

Policy Advocacy

The DCHHS Chronic Disease Prevention Division actively promotes the adoption and implementation by different entities.

Healthy Vending Policy - Designed to increase access to healthy food and beverage options when purchasing items from the vending machine.

Mother-Friendly Workplace Policy - Seeks to reduce barriers to breastfeeding by creating access to worksite lactation spaces and promoting lactation support polices.

Tobacco Free Campus Policy - Aims to reduce second-hand smoke and motivate/help tobacco users quit and prevent initiation of tobacco use by creating a tobacco-free workplace or campus.