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Tarrant County Public Health

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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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Town Gets Set For West Nile Virus Ground Spraying

For the second time this season health workers in Tarrant County have had a mosquito pool test positive for West Nile virus. The latest discovery was made in the southwest part of the Town of Pantego.

CBSDFW.COM–07/09/2013

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Tarrant County Set For West Nile Ground Spraying

While there has been only one human case of the West Nile Virus in Tarrant County so far this year, Tarrant County Public Health will have several trucks out tonight spraying for mosquitoes.

CBSDFW.COM–07/05/2013

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

First Human Case Of West Nile In Tarrant County

Exactly one week before summer officially begins, health officials are reporting the first human case of the West Nile Virus in Tarrant County.

CBSDFW.COM–06/14/2013

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West Nile Virus Trapping & Testing Underway In Fort Worth

Tarrant County Public Health has begun trapping and testing West Nile virus mosquito samples. More than 200 traps, across the county, are being used for the seasonal proactive measures.

CBSDFW.COM–05/01/2013

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