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September 29, 2015

It was hard not to notice all the flu shot advertising that popped up across our county in August and the media messaging that followed the next month. Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) even kicked off September with our annual Stop the Flu campaign press conference. Once again, our good Fort Worth friend, Mayor Betsy Price, rolled up her sleeve alongside us to help spread the word.

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August 20, 2015

Getting back into the swing of the school season is no easy task for any parent, let alone their children. A summer of late bedtimes and alarm clock-less mornings are quickly replaced by routines shaped by years of stringent school schedules. As a parent myself, I know each of us can set up our children for success in the classroom, and it starts this week.

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 380 public health professionals and annual funding resources totaling approximately $58 million, TCPH services truly touch everyone, every day, everywhere.

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TCPH Awarded National PHAB Accreditation

Nov 23 - Tarrant County Public Health has been awarded the coveted national accreditation status from the Public Health Accreditation Board.

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National Health Report Highlights Progress in Tarrant County

Nov 18 - Tarrant County has made progress in improving health outcomes, according to a new Big Cities Health Coalition national report released today called the Big Cities Health Inventory.

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Ground Spraying Scheduled for Monday Night in Unincorporated Tarrant County

Oct 30 - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) has confirmed a West Nile Virus (WNV) positive mosquito sample in unincorporated Tarrant County.

February Health Observances

February 2016 calendar

February is American Heart Month. Special days, like World Cancer Day, National Wear Red Day and National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day are also part of this month's health observances.

The flu season is still upon us and has yet to peak.  Now is the best time to get a flu shot because it takes about two weeks for the vaccine to become fully effective.  Learn more about how to stop the flu and get your flu shot right away. It doesn't matter where you get it as long as you get it.

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