Texas Department of State Health Services

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Name: Texas Department of State Health Services
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

More Than 700 Babies Exposed to Tuberculosis at Texas Hospital

The Texas Department of State Health Services said it's "one of the largest TB exposure investigations we've ever been involved in"More than 700 babies and 40 health workers have been exposed to tuberculosis in an El Paso, Texas, hospital, the city’s ... [Published Time - 18 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Health Department to host vaccination clinics this week

The city of Lubbock Health Department will host immunization clinics Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.The clinics will be at the Health Department, 806 18th St.Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s clinics will be from 1:30 to 4 p.m. and the clinic on Friday will ... [Published Lubbock Online - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Enterovirus D-68 Not in Texas , Yet

Posted Monday, September 22nd 2014 @ 5am  by KTRH’s Nikki CourtneyEnterovirus comes around every summer and lasts through the fall.  There is a strain this year, D-68, that has shown up with a particular ferocity in Illinois and Missouri.Children with ... [Published NewsRadio 740 - KTRH - Sep 22 2014]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Hundreds come to get healthy

Jack County Health Fair took place Saturday at Twin Lakes Activity Center with a bunch of activities for people of all ages. (Brian Smith)What you don’t know can hurt you.A number of health care providers came out Saturday to help residents learn more ... [Published JacksboroNewspapers.com - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Council to consider extending contracts

Texarkana, Texas, City Council will vote Monday night on extending two contracts with Texarkana-Bowie County Family Health Center and Texas Department of State Health Services. ... [Published Texarkana Gazette - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Third West Nile case identified in Liberty County

The Texas Department of State Health Services has identified a third case of West Nile Virus in Liberty County.West Nile is spread through the bite of an infected mosquito so please remember to wear mosquito repellant when outside and empty any containers ... [Published River Oaks Examiner - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Health Dept. Vaccination Clinics for the Week of Septemner 22

LUBBOCK, TX (PRESS RELEASE) -- The City of Lubbock Health Department will hold vaccination clinics for both adults and children at the following locations during the week of September 22, 2014:9/22/2014  Health Department  806 18th St.  8:30 a.m. - N ... [Published Everything Lubbock - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

San Benito High offers EMS training to students

SAN BENITO — High school seniors in San Benito can now graduate with a certification as a Basic Emergency Medical Technician.The Texas Department of State Health Services approved the high school for the Basic Emergency Medical Services Education Program ... [Published Valley Morning Star - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Mosquitoes still bugging local residents »

By Michael Sudhaltermsudhalter@fortbendstar.comMissouri City, Sugar Land and Fort Bend County’s Health and Human Services (HHS) division have stepped up mosquito spraying efforts with West Nile Virus being detected in the area, including three human cases ... [Published Fort Bend Southwest Star - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Infected Bugs Killing Dogs & Humans In Texas

, 09:09 PM CDTThe "kissing bug" is locking lips with unsuspecting Texans and its kiss can pack a debilitating punch."It has a piercing, sucking mouth part, it's like a straw," said Walker Hale, a board-certified Entomologist with ABC Home and Commercial ... [Published KEYE TV - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Free child car seat inspections

HARLINGEN — Valley Baptist Medical Center held the first of several child car seat inspection stations Monday.Police Officer Sal Carmona, a certified child passenger safety instructor and technician, demonstrated the proper way to install the car seat, ... [Published McAllen Monitor - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

First case of West Nile reported in East Texas for 2014

- 6:00pm(KETK) — The first 2014 case of West Nile Virus in East Texas has been confirmed.According to the Texas Department of State Health Services September 9 report, one case of West Nile neuroinvasive disease (WNND) was reported in Angelina County. ... [Published KETKNBC - Sep 11 2014]

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The Texas Department of State Health Services said it's "one of the largest TB exposure investigations we've ever been involved in"
...and it involves infants, so it is particularly sensitive,' said Carrie Williams, spokeswoman for the Texas Department of State Health Services. "Babies are more likely than older children and adults to develop life-threatening forms of TB."
"We did some internet searching to find out what we could about it" said John Hagle
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More Than 700 Babies Exposed to Tuberculosis at... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - 18 hours ago]
Health Department to host vaccination clinics t... [Published Lubbock Online - 19 hours ago]
Texans Created Over A Thousand Local Businesses... [Published Forbes.com - 22 hours ago]
Hundreds come to get healthy [Published JacksboroNewspapers.com - 22 hours ago]
More than 700 anxious parents to get their babi... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 22 2014]
Enterovirus D-68 Not in Texas , Yet [Published NewsRadio 740 - KTRH - Sep 22 2014]
Council to consider extending contracts [Published Texarkana Gazette - Sep 22 2014]
Commissioners to vote on public property leases [Published OA Online - Sep 21 2014]
Third West Nile case identified in Liberty County [Published River Oaks Examiner - Sep 21 2014]
Health Dept. Vaccination Clinics for the Week o... [Published Everything Lubbock - Sep 21 2014]
San Benito High offers EMS training to students [Published Valley Morning Star - Sep 21 2014]
Texas infants TB: Shocking report out of Texas,... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 20 2014]
Peanut Corp. Chief Convicted in Salmonella-Outb... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 20 2014]
Mosquitoes still bugging local residents » [Published Fort Bend Southwest Star - Sep 18 2014]
Judge rules revisions to abortion law unconstit... [Published Blanco County News - Sep 18 2014]
Infected Bugs Killing Dogs & Humans In Texas [Published KEYE TV - Sep 18 2014]
Managing Gestational Diabetes: The Clinical Pha... [Published U.S.Pharmacist - Sep 17 2014]
Free child car seat inspections [Published McAllen Monitor - Sep 17 2014]
City of Lubbock to host three vaccination clinics [Published Lubbock Online - Sep 16 2014]
Texas Releases Latest HAI Report [Published Infection Control Today - Sep 15 2014]
Muslim relief organizations help to alleviate l... [Published Individual.com - Sep 15 2014]
Vaccination Clinics for the Week of September 15 [Published Everything Lubbock - Sep 14 2014]
Immunization clinic set for Tuesday [Published JacksboroNewspapers.com - Sep 13 2014]
Commissioners approve county budget, tax rate [Published Cameron Herald - Sep 13 2014]
Families of special needs kids to get new resou... [Published KTRE - Sep 13 2014]
Denton County reports first human cases of West... [Published The Cross Timbers Gazette - Sep 12 2014]
Denton County reports two West Nile virus, one ... [Published Frisco Enterprise - Sep 12 2014]
Around Town — Sept. 11 [Published Kaufman Herald - Sep 11 2014]
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More Than 700 Babies Exposed to Tuberculosis at... [Published TIME.com - 18 hours ago]
More than 700 babies and 40 health workers have been exposed to tuberculosis in an El Paso, Texas, hospital, the city’s Department of Public Health announced. At some point between September 2013 and August 2014, a Providence Memorial Hospital employee ...
More Than 700 Babies Exposed to Tuberculosis at... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - 18 hours ago]
More than 700 babies and 40 health workers have been exposed to tuberculosis in an El Paso, Texas, hospital, the city’s Department of Public Health announced. At some point between September 2013 and August 2014, a Providence Memorial Hospital employee ...
BH : Rabies (skunk, dog) / North-America / USA ... [Published RSOE EDIS - EBHWM - Aug 22 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140822-44999-USA Date / time: 22/08/2014 03:39:50 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Name of Hazard: Rabies (skunk, dog) Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Texas City: Frisco Description: A skunk found near ...
Biological Hazard - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Aug 22 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140822-44999-USA Date / time: 22/08/2014 03:39:50 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Texas Location: Frisco Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number of Infected: ...
Are Cancer Rates Elevated near Texas Fracking S... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Aug 05 2014]
Tanja Srebotnjak, Public Health Research Fellow, San Francisco For the past 4 years, residents of Flower Mound – a suburb of Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas – have been concerned about what they see as an unexplained rise in cancer diagnoses in their community.  ...
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