Dallas County Health & Human Services

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Garland Confirms Human Case Of West Nile Virus

The Garland Health Department received a report of a laboratory confirmed human case of West Nile Virus Monday in an person who lives in the 2900 block of Newburyport Avenue.

09/09/2013

A physician poses with a stethoscope. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas Confirms Fifth Human Case Of West Nile Virus

Dallas County Health and Human Services say another person has tested positive for West Nile virus. It’s the fifth case in Dallas County this year.

09/05/2013

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Meningitis Supply Limited As Demand Increases In Dallas

Dallas County Health and Human Services announced that it has a limited amount of the Adult Safety Net Program meningitis vaccine for $10.

08/16/2013

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Dallas County Wants To Boost Pesticide Levels For West Nile Spraying

Spraying is underway in Dallas tonight, where West Nile carrying mosquitoes were confirmed in four areas across the city. One of those areas, is the 75228 zip code.

08/02/2013

A lab assistant drops mosquitoes into test tubes to prepare them for West Nile Virus testing. (credit: im Boyle/Getty Images)

3rd Case Of West Nile Virus In 3 Days For Dallas County

For the third consecutive day Dallas County health officials announce a confirmed human case of West Nile virus. The infected young man, who lives in the University Park 75225 zip code, has been diagnosed with West Nile Fever.

08/01/2013

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2nd Human Case Of West Nile Virus In Dallas County

Just one day after health officials in Dallas County confirmed the first human case of the West Nile virus for the 2013 season, another case is being reported.

CBSDFW.COM–07/31/2013

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Dallas County Reports First 2013 Human West Nile Virus Case

Tuesday afternoon health officials confirmed that a Dallas County resident has a human case of the West Nile virus. It’s the first reported human case in the county for the 2013 season.

CBSDFW.COM–07/30/2013

A nurse gives a girl a shot. (credit: George Frey/Getty Images)

Parents Urged to Get Kids Vaccinated For School Now

Believe it or not, students will be returning to class at the end of next month. So, health officials in Dallas County are already urging parents to make sure their children have all their vaccinations.

CBSDFW.COM–07/10/2013

A lab assistant drops mosquitoes into test tubes to prepare them for West Nile Virus testing. (credit: im Boyle/Getty Images)

DCHHS: Possible First Human West Nile Case

Dallas County’s health department thought it may have had it’s first confirmed human case of West Nile Virus this year, but the state health department said the case does not meet the criteria for the disease.

CBS 11–06/25/2013

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Dallas County Residents Urged To Take West Nile Precautions

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.

CBSDFW.COM–05/17/2013

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Dallas County Confirms 20th West Nile Virus Death From 2012 Season

The number of deaths from last year’s record breaking West Nile season continues to grow.

05/07/2013

A patient receives a flu vaccine. (credit: FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Vaccine Flying Off Pharmacy Shelves As Flu Cases Up

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.

12/19/2012

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