Dallas County Health Monitoring Traveler For EbolaOfficials with Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) confirmed Friday that they are monitoring a traveler for Ebola Virus Disease. The action is precautionary and the person is asymptomatic for Ebola.
83-Year-Old Man Is 3rd West Nile Virus Death In TexasSouth Texas health officials have confirmed that an 83-year-old man died this week of the West Nile virus. The unidentified man died Wednesday.
First Two Human Cases Of West Nile Confirmed In Dallas CountyDallas County Health and Human Services has confirmed the first two human cases of West Nile virus infection for the 2014 season. The two residents were diagnosed with West Nile fever.
Grand Prairie High School Students To Be Tested For TBHealth officials are preparing to test nearly 200 Grand Prairie high school students after learning one may have been exposed to Tuberculosis.
Fear Of Flu Leads Many To Get Vaccinated As Hospitalizations, Deaths RiseDallas County and other North Texas health departments are overrun with people -- who are only now getting vaccinated for fear they'll get the flu. The rush comes even though health officials have urged people to get their shot since last September.
Doctors Battling North Texas Whooping Cough OutbreakTarrant and Dallas Counties are wrestling with a major outbreak of whooping cough. Dallas County has nearly 330 cases reported so far this year. The numbers in Tarrant County are even higher -- at close to 600.
11th Case Of West Nile Virus In Dallas CountyOfficials with Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) have confirmed that an 11th person has contracted the West Nile virus.
9th Human Case Of West Nile Reported In Dallas CountyAnother person has died from West Nile virus related causes. According to Dallas County Health and Human Services, the victim lived in Mesquite, in the 75149 zip code area.
Seasonal Flu Vaccines Being Offered For Children & AdultsFall has begun and that means we are also now in flu season. To that end, Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) is now offering seasonal flu vaccines for children and adults.
Garland Confirms Human Case Of West Nile VirusThe Garland Health Department received a report of a laboratory confirmed human case of West Nile Virus Monday in an person who lives in the 2900 block of Newburyport Avenue.
Dallas Confirms Fifth Human Case Of West Nile Virus Dallas County Health and Human Services say another person has tested positive for West Nile virus. It's the fifth case in Dallas County this year.
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.
Dallas County Wants To Boost Pesticide Levels For West Nile SprayingSpraying is underway in Dallas tonight, where West Nile carrying mosquitoes were confirmed in four areas across the city. One of those areas, is the 75228 zip code.
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.