Dallas County Health & Human Services
As temperatures begin to climb and there are more and more signs of summer, Dallas County officials are reminding residents that the West Nile Virus is active and precautions need to be taken.
The number of deaths from last year’s record breaking West Nile season continues to grow.
Dallas County Health officials say flu cases are up 40 percent since October. The bump in cases has come earlier than usual in the flu season and has pharmacists working hard to keep flu antivirals in stock.
A medical expert tells CBS 11 that the meningitis outbreak that has killed 15 people so far is nowhere near its end.
More than 14,000 people living in Dallas County are living with HIV, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, and many of them don’t know it.
Officials with Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) are reporting that a sixteenth person there has died from West Nile Virus-related health issues.
This afternoon there are two West Nile Virus-related deaths being reported in North Texas — this time in both Dallas and Tarrant County.
Dallas County Health and Human Services is teaming up with a mosquito protection company to provide needy residents with insect repellent. DCHHS and Cutter® Insect Repellent will hand out free insect repellent to low-income residents and senior citizens.
Late Wednesday, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins announced a meeting with county, state and federal emergency management agency representatives to review Dallas County’s West Nile Virus situation.
There’s a new battle in the fight against West Nile Virus, but it’s not about which insecticide to use, but how to use it: by air or by ground.
The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has granted Dallas County’s request for aid in its fight against the spread of the West Nile Virus.
There are some differences for children needing vaccinations this year. Dallas County Health and Human Services officials say those changes, in addition to usual needs, are even more reason to take advantage of a free clinic Saturday.
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