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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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Mosquito Sample Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

Fri May 29 14:30:00 CDT 2015 - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) has confirmed a West Nile Virus (WNV) positive mosquito sample, the first of the 2015 season. No human cases have been reported in 2015.

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Tarrant County Resident Tests Negative for Ebola

Sat May 02 21:15:00 CDT 2015 - A Tarrant County resident, who recently returned from Liberia, has tested NEGATIVE for Ebola.

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Tarrant County Resident Being Assessed for Ebola and Other Diseases

Fri May 01 18:04:13 CDT 2015 - A Tarrant County resident, who recently returned from Liberia and was being monitored by Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) for Ebola, has sought medical attention for one symptom that matches the disease.

Health Observances

Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, National Women's Health Week and World No Tobacco Day are only some of the observances happening during the month of May.

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