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Dallas Co. Health Monitoring More Travelers For Ebola

Officials from Dallas County Health announced Wednesday afternoon they have begun monitoring four more travelers for the ebola virus disease.

11/19/2014

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Dallas County Health Monitoring Traveler For Ebola

Officials with Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) confirmed Friday that they are monitoring a traveler for Ebola Virus Disease. The action is precautionary and the person is asymptomatic for Ebola.

CBSDFW.COM–11/14/2014

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Doctors Can’t Confirm Or Deny If Respiratory Illness Is In Texas

A severe respiratory illness has now been confirmed in at least 10 states and is suspected to have spread to at least seven more. As it stands Texas isn’t among the states with reported cases. But the question is – should it be?

CBSDFW.COM–09/15/2014

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DCHHS Offering Back-To-School Immunizations Now

You don’t have to wait to get your kids immunized for the upcoming school year, and Dallas County Health and Human Services is hoping that you won’t.

07/07/2014

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Dallas Prepares To Provide Housing, Health Care For Immigrant Children

The tens of thousands of immigrant children who somehow make their way to America do so not knowing the language or what will happen next. But local leaders are calling on North Texans to put politics aside, and respond as parents.

06/30/2014

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Health Officials Investigating Rare Adult Measles Case

A 49-year-old man in Dallas has been diagnosed with the measles. Authorities are now investigating where he contracted the virus and to whom, if anyone, he gave it.

02/14/2014

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Flu Season Shows No Sign Of Ending Soon

Despite the spring-like weather, the flu season may be weeks away from tapering off, according to the Dallas County health director.

01/20/2014

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Dallas County Flu Death Numbers More Accurate

A new aggressive approach to collecting flu statistics, the Dallas County Health and Human Services said, has led to more accurate flu numbers this year than in the past.

01/14/2014

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Seventh Human West Nile Virus Case Confirmed In Dallas

Another human case of the West Nile virus has been confirmed in Dallas. It is the seventh human case for the 2013 season.

CBS 11–11/06/2013

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2nd West Nile Virus Death Confirmed In Dallas County

Just one day after reporting that a 12th person in Dallas County had been diagnosed with West Nile Neuroinvasive Disease, Dallas County Health and Human Services today confirmed the county’s second West Nile Virus death.

CBSDFW.COM–10/23/2013

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After Positive Test, Irving ISD School Holding TB Meeting

MacArthur High School is the second high school in Irving where a student has tested for positive for tuberculosis since the start of the 2013 school year.

CBS 11–10/21/2013

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11th Case Of West Nile Virus In Dallas County

Officials with Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) have confirmed that an 11th person has contracted the West Nile virus.

CBSDFW.COM–10/18/2013

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