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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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Ground Spraying Scheduled for Friday Night in Unincorporated Tarrant County

Sep 3 - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) has confirmed the presence of West Nile Virus (WNV) in three mosquito samples collected in the area of unincorporated Southeast Tarrant County.

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Health Officials Confirm Rubella Case

Aug 27 - Tarrant County Public Health has confirmed an imported case of Rubella involving a student at Texas Christian University.

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Ground Spraying Scheduled for Friday Night in Unincorporated Tarrant County

Aug 26 - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) has confirmed the presence of West Nile Virus (WNV) in mosquito samples collected in three areas of unincorporated Tarrant County.

September Health Observances

September 2015 calendar

National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, Fruits and Beggies - More Matters Month and National Preparedness Month are some of September's Health Observances.

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