Dallas County Health & Human Services

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DCHHS Gets New Shipment Of Meningitis Vaccine

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Good news for residents in Dallas County. On Thursday, Dallas County Health and Human Services announced that they received another shipment of the meningitis vaccine. Last week DCHHS had run out of […]


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County Health Department Offering Free Flu Shots

Health workers in Dallas County recommend residents use the freezing weather as a reminder to get their flu shots and they’re offering incentives to do it. To coincide with National Influenza Vaccination Week, Dallas County Health and Human Services is offering free flu shots through the flu season.


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World AIDS Day Marked By Awareness In North Texas

In recognition of World AIDS Day, Dallas County Health and Human Services offered free HIV/AIDS testing.


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No Tuberculosis Concerns For School Football Games

The tuberculosis scare in the Ennis ISD has some North Texas parents and school districts concerned about school football teams taking the field against players from Ennis.


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Big Crowds Expected For Arlington Immunizations

An Arlington back-to-school immunization event on Saturday could attract a lot of students from out of the area.


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Avoid The Back-To-School Immunization Rush

Health officials have issued a warning for kids who have not yet rolled up their sleeves for immunizations. Don’t wait until the last minute.


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Dallas Death Toll Climbs As Heat Bakes Texas

Twelve people in Dallas have died from the heat this summer. That’s already three more than last year’s total, with the hottest month still ahead.


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Health Concerns Increase As North Texas Temps Rise

This year there has only been one heat-related death in Tarrant County, but there have been nine in Dallas. With forecasters predicting record-breaking heat this week, health workers are concerned the numbers will increase.



Two Dallas County Men Dead Due To Heat

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The extreme heat is being blamed for the deaths of two people in Dallas County. Zach Thompson with the Dallas Health and Human Services says two men, ages 43 and 50, were […]