Dallas County Health Department

Eleventh Case Of Imported Chikungunya Virus Confirmed In Dallas Co.The Dallas County Health Department is reporting an 11th case of Chikungunya virus in the county.
Dallas Co. Health Reports 4th Case Of Imported ChikungunyaDespite the recent cold weather snap in North Texas, a fourth case of imported Chikungunya virus has been confirmed in Dallas County according to officials with Dallas County Health and Human Services.
Third Case Of Chikungunya Virus Confirmed In Dallas County The Dallas County Health Department has confirmed another case of imported Chikungunya virus.
Doctors Can’t Confirm Or Deny If Respiratory Illness Is In TexasA 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?
Dallas County Health Tracking Rare Adult Measles Case County Health Director Zach Thompson says the 49-year-old man has recovered from the disease seen most often in children.
Government Shutdown's Impact On Flu SeasonFlu season is here, and Dallas County has already reported its first confirmed death from the illness. But there is a new reason this year that doctors are warning people about the importance of getting the flu shot.
First West Nile Virus Death Confirmed In Dallas CountyOn Tuesday the Dallas County Health and Human Services department confirmed the county’s first West Nile Virus death of 2013.
Dallas County Health Dept. Dispensing Flu VaccinesHealth officials say it takes roughly two weeks for the flu vaccine to confer immunity to the disease, and they would like as many people as possible to get vaccinated before the holiday travel season gets underway.
Foodborne Gastrointestinal Illness Moving Across North TexasA food-borne illness is making its way across the state and health workers aren’t sure exactly where the contamination is originating.
Dallas Middle School Students To Be Tested For TuberculosisWith two weeks left in the school year, several students and teachers from a Dallas middle school will take an unexpected test Tuesday.
A Mother's Plea To The First LadyEbonie Conner, mother of a teen battling the effects of the West Nile Virus, said she may soon have the chance to change people's perceptions about the virus.