Dallas County Health & Human Services (DCHHS) Health Alerts, Advisories, and Updates

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention: Updates on ZIKA Virus 


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TMA President Don Read has written all members of the Texas congressional delegation to request immediate funds to deal with the Zika virus in the state. May 13, 2016

Officials say state needs to create other Zika virus tests
, Dallas Morning News, March 2016 


Dallas County Health & Human Services (DCHHS) Health Alerts, Advisories, and Updates

02/05/16 DCHHS Health Advisory: Zika Virus Update (#2)

02/02/16 DCHHS Health Advisory: Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus

02/02/16 DCHHS Press Release: DCHHS Reports Second Zika Virus Case in Dallas County

02/02/16 DCHHS Press Release: DCHHS Reports First Zika Virus Case in Dallas County Acquired Through Sexual Transmission


Zika Virus Information from Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS): On Feb. 2, 2016, Dallas County Health and Human Services confirmed that a case of Zika virus was transmitted locally through sexual contact. This is the first instance of transmission of the virus to occur within the United States. The Zika virus brochure below includes information about the spread, treatment, and Dallas County’s mosquito management program. DCHHS has also provided instructions below for area clinicians who want to submit specimens for testing for Zika virus.

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Testing Information and Recommendations

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Background Information

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