DCHHS Confirms: Dallas County Man Contracts West Nile FeverThe city of Dallas records its first human case of the West Nile Virus this season. The patient lives in the 75217 zip code, in the southeast section of Dallas.
Dallas County Working To Control Mosquito PopulationDCHHS purchased more than 10,000 mosquito dunks and issued the supply to cities throughout Dallas County.
Dallas County Health Monitoring Traveler For EbolaOfficials 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.
83-Year-Old Man Is 3rd West Nile Virus Death In TexasSouth Texas health officials have confirmed that an 83-year-old man died this week of the West Nile virus. The unidentified man died Wednesday.
First Two Human Cases Of West Nile Confirmed In Dallas CountyDallas County Health and Human Services has confirmed the first two human cases of West Nile virus infection for the 2014 season. The two residents were diagnosed with West Nile fever.
Grand Prairie High School Students To Be Tested For TBHealth officials are preparing to test nearly 200 Grand Prairie high school students after learning one may have been exposed to Tuberculosis.
Fear Of Flu Leads Many To Get Vaccinated As Hospitalizations, Deaths RiseDallas County and other North Texas health departments are overrun with people -- who are only now getting vaccinated for fear they'll get the flu. The rush comes even though health officials have urged people to get their shot since last September.
Doctors Battling North Texas Whooping Cough OutbreakTarrant and Dallas Counties are wrestling with a major outbreak of whooping cough. Dallas County has nearly 330 cases reported so far this year. The numbers in Tarrant County are even higher -- at close to 600.