Tarrant County Public Health

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Fort Worth Leaders Roll Up Their Sleeves For Flu Shots

Health officials across Texas have been urging residents to get their flu shots and Wednesday leaders from Tarrant County and the City of Fort Worth set out to lead by example.

CBSDFW.COM–24 hours ago

A microscopic examination of measles pneumonia. (credit: cdc.gov)

Rubella Case Confirmed In Tarrant County

A confirmed case of rubella was identified in the Texas Christian University community today.

08/27/2015

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West Nile Mosquitoes Found In Unincorporated Tarrant County

Ground spraying is scheduled for Friday night in the area around Grimsley Gibson Road.

06/24/2015

A microscopic examination of measles pneumonia. (credit: cdc.gov)

Patient With Measles Might Have Exposed North Texans

The Tarrant County Public Health Department is working to find out how many people on an international flight into DFW Airport may have been in contact with a measles patient on the plane.

CBS 11–01/20/2015

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Chikungunya Virus Confirmed In Tarrant County

Public health officials in Tarrant County have confirmed the county’s first case of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus disease.

08/22/2014

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Officials Investigating Sudden Rise In Cyclospora Infection Cases

Tarrant County has seen eight cases over the last month alone; 61 people have come down with the stomach bug across Texas.

07/22/2014

A researcher looks at a laboratory sample under a microscope. (credit: AP Photo)

Cyclosporiasis Cases Being Investigated In Tarrant County

Workers with Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) are advising healthcare providers to be on the lookout for patients with Cyclosporiasis.

CBSDFW.COM–07/21/2014

Worst Whooping Cough Epidemic In Decades Strikes California

Whooping Cough Concerns Keller Church

A Keller church is warning its congregation that it may be at risk of contracting Pertussis, or whooping cough, as it is widely called.

04/26/2014

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

Two New Human West Nile Cases In Tarrant County

Tarrant County Public Health has confirmed two additional human cases of West Nile Virus. One patient is in her 30’s and contracted West Nile Fever . The other female patient is in her late 60’s and has West Nile Neuroinvasive Disease.

CBSDFW.COM–11/06/2013

A field sample of mosquitoes that could carry West Nile Virus is seen at a county health department. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

1st West Nile Associated Death Reported In Tarrant County

Just last week CBS 11 News learned that officials in Tarrant County adopted a new policy where they don’t notify the media about confirmed human cases of the West Nile virus. They only relay information when a death occurs — and one has.

CBSDFW.COM–09/26/2013

A doctor vaccinates a patient against measles. (credit: AP Photo/Thomas Kienzle)

More Measles Cases Expected In Tarrant County

As North Texas parents get their children vaccinated in time for the new school year – a measles outbreak is raising the level of concern.

CBS 11–08/19/2013

A doctor vaccinates a patient against measles. (credit: AP Photo/Thomas Kienzle)

North Texas County Investigating 2 Cases Of Measles

The disease more common in developing countries than in the U.S. has been making spotty appearances across North Texas. Now Tarrant County Public Health confirms they are investigating two cases of measles.

CBSDFW.COM–08/15/2013

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