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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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Mosquito Sample Tests Positive for WNV in Unincorporated TC

Jun 22 - Public Health has confirmed one West Nile Virus positive mosquito sample in unincorporated Tarrant County.

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Mosquito Sample Tests Positive for West Nile Virus in Unincorporated Tarrant County

Jun 18 - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) has confirmed a West Nile Virus (WNV) positive mosquito sample in unincorporated Tarrant County.

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Mosquito Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Unincorporated Tarrant County

Jun 17 - Tarrant County Public Health has confirmed a West Nile Virus (WNV) positive mosquito sample in unincorporated Tarrant County. No human cases have been reported in 2015.

2015 June calendar

Health Observances

National Men’s Health Month, National Safety Month, National Lightning Safety Awareness week, and a free class on physical activity and diabetes are part of this month’s health observances.

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