Zachary Thompson

Dallas Sprays For Mosquitoes To Decrease Risk Of West Nile VirusIn an effort to decrease the risk of West Nile Virus, Dallas County is spraying several cities for mosquitoes this week. Officials urge residents to remain inside while sprayers are in the area between 9pm and 5am.
Dallas Co. Health Monitoring More Travelers For EbolaOfficials from Dallas County Health announced Wednesday afternoon they have begun monitoring four more travelers for the ebola virus disease.
Dallas Co. Health Reports 4th Case Of Imported ChikungunyaDespite the recent cold weather snap in North Texas, a fourth case of imported Chikungunya virus has been confirmed in Dallas County according to officials with Dallas County Health and Human Services.
DCHHS Offering Back-To-School Immunizations NowYou don't have to wait to get your kids immunized for the upcoming school year, and Dallas County Health and Human Services is hoping that you won't.
Flu Season Shows No Sign Of Ending SoonDespite the spring-like weather, the flu season may be weeks away from tapering off, according to the Dallas County health director.
Health Officials Concerned About H1N1 As Students Return To ClassLocal health officials are concerned about the spread of the flu as students return to class.
Holiday Travel Could Help Spread The FluInfluenza has arrived in North Texas, and the director of health and human services for Dallas County is urging people to get their flu shots before traveling for the holidays.
1st Adult Flu-Related Death Reported In Dallas CountyOfficials with Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) are reporting the county’s first known adult flu-related death for the 2013-2014 flu season.
Dallas County Health Dept. Dispensing Flu VaccinesHealth officials say it takes roughly two weeks for the flu vaccine to confer immunity to the disease, and they would like as many people as possible to get vaccinated before the holiday travel season gets underway.
Meningitis Supply Limited As Demand Increases In DallasDallas County Health and Human Services announced that it has a limited amount of the Adult Safety Net Program meningitis vaccine for $10.
3rd Case Of West Nile Virus In 3 Days For Dallas CountyFor the third consecutive day Dallas County health officials announce a confirmed human case of West Nile virus. The infected young man, who lives in the University Park 75225 zip code, has been diagnosed with West Nile Fever.
2nd Human Case Of West Nile Virus In Dallas CountyJust one day after health officials in Dallas County confirmed the first human case of the West Nile virus for the 2013 season, another case is being reported.