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05/31/2018 - More Than 160 Texas Hospitals Join Effort to Reduce Maternal Mortality

05/14/2018 -  Free Car Seat Safety Checkup May 17 in Midland

05/02/2018 - Sealy Firm Recalls Whole Frozen Chickens Due to Possible Contamination

04/09/2018 - New Data Refutes Inflated Texas Maternal Mortality Rate

03/07/2018 - DSHS Issues Updated Consumption Advisory for Lake Worth

01/23/2018 - Ellis County Measles Investigation Expands to Include Six Cases
HEALTH ADVISORY - Measles Outbreak in Ellis County

01/22/2018 - DSHS Commissioner Urges People to Take Precautions to Avoid Getting the Flu

01/19/2018 -  Possible Measles Exposure at Waxahachie Movie Theater

01/09/2018 -  Rabies Control Takes Flight Along the Border


12/15/2017 -  DSHS reminds people it’s not too late to get a flu shot

11/30/2017 - DSHS Issues Alert as Flea-borne Typhus Activity in Texas Increases
HEALTH ALERT - Increased Flea-borne (Murine) Typhus Activity in Texas

09/29/2017 - Now Is the Time to Get Your Flu Shot

09/19/2017 -  Free Car Seat Safety Checkup Sept. 20 in El Paso

09/13/2017 - Texas Expands Aerial Fight against Mosquitoes

09/06/2017 - Texas to Conduct Aerial Mosquito Control in Wake of Hurricane Harvey

08/30/2017 - Texas Urges Health Precautions for Residents Affected by Hurricane Harvey

08/26/2017 - DSHS Provides Flood Precautions as Hurricane Harvey Affects Texas

08/24/2017 - Texas Adds Three Counties to Enhanced Zika Testing Recommendations
HEALTH ALERT - Enhanced Zika Disease Surveillance and Modified Testing Guidelines

08/14/2017 - Unpasteurized milk recall from Wise County dairy
HEALTH ALERT - Brucellosis Contracted from Consumption of Raw Milk

07/26/2017 -  Health officials find probable local Zika infection

07/19/2017 - Operation Lone Star Brings Free Health Services to South Texas

07/17/2017 - Cyclospora on the Rise in Texas; Testing, Reporting Key to Finding Source
HEALTH ADVISORY - Recommendation to test patients with consistent symptoms for Cyclospora

05/16/2017 - First West Nile Case Highlights Precautions for Mosquito-borne Diseases

04/12/2017 -  Texas Alerts Providers, Public about Mumps as Cases Reach 20-year High

04/07/2017 -  Zika Risk in Texas Rises with Temperatures
HEALTH ALERT - Zika Testing Urged in Pregnant Women and Symptomatic Individuals in the Lower Rio Grande Valley

01/13/2017 - DSHS Issues Updated Consumption Advisory for Mountain Creek Lake

01/11/2017 -  Aerial Vaccine Drop Returns to Fight Rabies

News Releases Archive

Last updated May 31, 2018