Number Of Confirmed Dallas County Zika Virus Cases GrowsToday Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) confirmed the 10th case of Zika virus in the county this year.
Ten Dallas County Women Showing Zika SymptomsDallas County Health and Human Services on Tuesday reported nearly a dozen cases of the Zika virus here in North Texas. While no one contracted the virus in the DFW area, any local cases are cause for concern.
Dallas Co. Health Department Confirms First Heat-Related Death Of Year The Dallas County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed the cause of death Thursday.
Officials In Dallas County Report 7th Case Of Zika VirusDallas County Health and Human Services has confirmed the seventh case of Zika virus in the county so far this year. While the case has been sent off for review at the Texas Department of State Health Services, testing done at the DCHHS lab was positive.
Dallas County Health Officials Report Pediatric Flu DeathDallas County Health and Human Services on Thursday reported the season's first flu-related pediatric death. Due to personal privacy reasons, the young patient has only been identified by officials as a 2-month-old baby.
DCHHS Reports 4th Zika Virus Case In Dallas CountyThe 55-year-old non-pregnant patient lives in DeSoto and had traveled to El Salvador.
Dallas County Can Now Do Zika Virus TestingA faster way for North Texans to get Zika virus test results begins Monday, now that the DCHHS is able to perform the tests on their own, rather than having samples sent off to the CDC.
Living With People They Bite, Zika Mosquitoes Hard To FightMosquito control agencies in U.S. cities and counties say they are taking advance steps to combat the Zika virus ahead of the typical springtime breeding season.
DCHHS Preparing Lab To Perform Zika Testing LocallyThe newly formed Dallas County Zika Task Force wrapped up its second scheduled meeting this morning. The group, headed by DCHHS Environmental Health, will meet weekly with officials in Dallas County municipalities.
Obama Asking Congress For Emergency Funding To Combat ZikaPresident Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus.
CDC Issues Guidelines For Preventing Sexual Transmission Of Zika VirusThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued some interim guidelines on how to prevent transmitting the Zika virus through sexual transmission.
Four More Possible Zika Virus Cases Suspected In North TexasAccording to Dallas County Health and Human Services, the four possible cases are travelers who recently visited impacted areas.