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Public Health

Public Health is the first line of defense in maintaining and improving the public’s health status.

A productive, economically sound society relies on a safe, healthy population. Since its inception in the 1950s, Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) has been a valuable local resource by providing services aimed at promoting, achieving and maintaining a healthy standard of living to all Tarrant County residents. With a client base and scope of services as diverse as the county's population, a dedicated staff of more than 425 public health professionals and annual funding resources totaling approximately $60 million, TCPH services truly touch everyone, every day, everywhere.

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Big City Health Coalition Releases Local Measles PSA

Apr 21 - During National Infant Immunization Week, top public health officials across the country are encouraging parents to vaccinate their children.

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Investigation of Imported Measles Case Ends in Tarrant County

Jan 27 - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) has confirmed all contacts from a recent imported measles case have completed their monitoring period - signaling an end to the investigation.

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Measles Case Confirmed in Tarrant County

Jan 22 - Tarrant County Public Health has confirmed a Tarrant County resident has tested positive for Measles after returning home from India.

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Health Observances

April has several health-related observances that are national, including Public Health Week, Infant Immunization Week, Air Quality Awareness Week, and other special days and monthly observances.

 

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