Employee Sues Dallas County And Former Health Director Claiming Sexual Abuse, HarassmentLynette Smith-Clay broke her silence about her complaint and explained how difficult it was for her to come forward and share her story.
Dallas Co. Judge Says Most Commissioners Kept In Dark About Sex Allegations Against Health DirectorCounty records obtained by CBS11 following an open records request show on December 5 of last year, one of Thompson's female employees filed a detailed complaint against him claiming he forced her to have various sexual encounters over a nearly two-year period.
Documents Detail Alleged Sexual Harassment By Former Dallas County Health DirectorNewly-obtained documents reveal the woman accusing Zachary Thompson of sexual harassment said she felt helpless because he "had her career in the palm of his hands."
Woman Accusing Former Dallas County Official Of Sexual Misconduct Shares Details Through AttorneyThe woman’s attorney said her client was coerced into having sex with former DCHHS Director Zach Thompson at work.
Dallas County Offers Free HIV Tests On World AIDS DayDallas County Health and Human Services will be offering free HIV testing Thursday in honor of World AIDS Day. The effort is being done in order to raise HIV awareness and improve HIV education.
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.
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.