The North Dallas Government Center at 10056 Marsh Lane, Dallas, Texas 75229 has been closed until further notice due to tornado damage from the inclement weather on Sunday, October 20, 2019.

For a list of helpful recovery resources, please click the “October 2019 Tornado Resources” link in the orange Hot Links box.

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Heat-Related Illness Surveillance Report

Dallas County Health and Human Services - 2377 N. Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, TX 75207
Telephone: 214-819-2000

What is a Heat-Related Illness?

Heat-related illnesses such as heat exhaustion, heat cramps, and heat stroke (also known as sun stroke) are caused by prolonged or intense exposure to hot temperatures. As your body works to cool itself under extreme or prolonged heat, blood rushes to the surface of your skin, reducing the amount of blood which reaches your brain, muscles, and other organs. This decrease in blood flow can interfere with both your physical strength and your mental capacity, which may lead to significant health risks and even death.


2019 Reporting

Week 36 ending September 7, 2019

Click on the image to download a printable version of the report.

Heat-Related Illness Report Week 36 9-13-19

Reports from prior 2019 Reporting Weeks