Dallas County Reports First West Nile Virus DeathThe resident, who lived in the 75006 zip code was in the 60s age range, and had been diagnosed with West Nile Neuroinvasive Disease.
Officials Consider Aerial West Nile Spraying In Dallas CountyThe threat of West Nile Virus is forcing some cities in North Texas to consider aerial spraying for the first time in years.
Number Of Confirmed Dallas County Zika Virus Cases GrowsToday Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) confirmed the 10th case of Zika virus in the county this year.
Officials In Dallas County Report 7th Case Of Zika VirusDallas County Health and Human Services has confirmed the seventh case of Zika virus in the county so far this year. While the case has been sent off for review at the Texas Department of State Health Services, testing done at the DCHHS lab was positive.
Dallas Infant The 1st State Flu Fatality This YearDallas County public health officials say a 2-month-old child is the state's first flu fatality for the 2015-2016 flu season.
DCHHS Reports 4th Zika Virus Case In Dallas CountyThe 55-year-old non-pregnant patient lives in DeSoto and had traveled to El Salvador.
Living With People They Bite, Zika Mosquitoes Hard To FightMosquito control agencies in U.S. cities and counties say they are taking advance steps to combat the Zika virus ahead of the typical springtime breeding season.
DCHHS Preparing Lab To Perform Zika Testing LocallyThe newly formed Dallas County Zika Task Force wrapped up its second scheduled meeting this morning. The group, headed by DCHHS Environmental Health, will meet weekly with officials in Dallas County municipalities.
Obama Asking Congress For Emergency Funding To Combat ZikaPresident Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus.
CDC Issues Guidelines For Preventing Sexual Transmission Of Zika VirusThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued some interim guidelines on how to prevent transmitting the Zika virus through sexual transmission.
All Eyes On Texas After Latest Reported Case Of Zika VirusNorth Texas and the world are paying attention after a person in Dallas County became infected with the Zika virus through sexual contact. It is the first case of sexually transmitted Zika virus in the United States.
DCHHS Offers Free Flu Vaccine Starting WednesdayDCHHS Medical Director Dr. Christopher Perkins encourages everyone to get the flu vaccine once a year.