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2018

Nov. 16, 2018 Infant botulism cases prompt alert about honey pacifiers
Oct. 9, 2018 Texas receives $2.6 million for public health response to opioid epidemic
Oct. 1, 2018 Health Officials Urge Texans to Get a Flu Shot Now
Sept. 25, 2018 Free Car Seat Safety Checkups Come to Alpine, Brady, Van Horn and Big Spring
Aug. 21, 2018 New Report Adds to Understanding of Maternal Mortality and Morbidity in Texas
Aug. 1, 2018 DSHS Promotes Awareness of Harmful Bacteria in Coastal Waters
July 18, 2018 Operation Lone Star Brings Free Health Services to South Texas
July 17, 2018 Texas Confirms First West Nile Cases of the Year
July 2, 2018 Illnesses Caused by Cyclospora Parasite Prompt Public Health Investigation
June 29, 2018 July 4th Plans Should Include Mosquito Prevention
May 31, 2018 More Than 160 Texas Hospitals Join Effort to Reduce Maternal Mortality
May 14, 2018 Free Car Seat Safety Checkup May 17 in Midland
May 2, 2018 Sealy Firm Recalls Whole Frozen Chickens Due to Possible Contamination
April 9, 2018 New Data Refutes Inflated Texas Maternal Mortality Rate
March 7, 2018 DSHS Issues Updated Consumption Advisory for Lake Worth
Jan. 23, 2018 Ellis County Measles Investigation Expands to Include Six Cases
Jan. 22, 2018 DSHS Commissioner Urges People to Take Precautions to Avoid Getting the Flu
Jan. 19, 2018 Possible Measles Exposure at Waxahachie Movie Theater
Jan. 9, 2018 Rabies Control Takes Flight Along the Border

2017

Dec. 15, 2017 DSHS reminds people it’s not too late to get a flu shot
Nov. 30, 2017 DSHS Issues Alert as Flea-borne Typhus Activity in Texas Increases
Sept. 29, 2017 Now Is the Time to Get Your Flu Shot
Sept. 19, 2017 Free Car Seat Safety Checkup Sept. 20 in El Paso
Sept. 13, 2017 Texas Expands Aerial Fight against Mosquitoes
Sept. 6, 2017 Texas to Conduct Aerial Mosquito Control in Wake of Hurricane Harvey
Aug. 30, 2017 Texas Urges Health Precautions for Residents Affected by Hurricane Harvey
Aug. 26, 2017 DSHS Provides Flood Precautions as Hurricane Harvey Affects Texas
Aug. 24, 2017 Texas Adds Three Counties to Enhanced Zika Testing Recommendations
Aug. 14, 2017 Unpasteurized milk recall from Wise County dairy
July 26, 2017 Health officials find probable local Zika infection
July 19, 2017 Operation Lone Star Brings Free Health Services to South Texas
July 17, 2017 Cyclospora on the Rise in Texas; Testing, Reporting Key to Finding Source
May 16, 2017 First West Nile Case Highlights Precautions for Mosquito-borne Diseases
April 12, 2017 Texas Alerts Providers, Public about Mumps as Cases Reach 20-year High
April 7, 2017 Zika Risk in Texas Rises with Temperatures
Jan. 13, 2017 DSHS Issues Updated Consumption Advisory for Mountain Creek Lake
Jan. 11, 2017 Aerial Vaccine Drop Returns to Fight Rabies
Last updated November 16, 2018