Articles & Health Alerts
Immunizations

(2007-03-28) Immunizations clinic hours are Wednesdays Only 8:30 to 11:30 and 1:00 to 4:30. The second Wednesday of each month until 6 p.m. Children ages 3 and under are only seen 8:30 to 11:30 and 1:00 to 3:00. TB skin tests are done each Wednesday 8:30 to 11:30 and are read the following Friday morning betwe...

Swine (North American Flu Information

(0000-00-00) For more information on Swine (North American) Flu check out www.dshs.state.tx.us/swineflu or www.cdc.gov/swineflu

What you should know about West Nile

(2006-10-04) What is West Nile Virus? West Nile virus is a virus commonly found in Africa, West Asia and the Middle East. It is not known how long it has been in the United States, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) believe the virus probab...

Avoiding Ticks Best Way to Prevent Diseases They Carry

(2005-05-07) Warm days and sunny skies draw many people outdoors this time of year. The same environment also brings out the insects, some of which carry diseases. “It’s tick time in Texas,” said Glenna Teltow, a medical entomologist with the Texas Department of...

Water Conservation Tips

(2005-03-16) Indoor Water Conservation Tips General • Never pour water down the drain when there may be another use for it. Use it to water your indoor plants or garden. • Repair dripping faucets by replacing washers. One drop per second wastes 2,700 gallons...

Questions and Answers about Rabies

(2003-01-05) What is rabies? Rabies is a viral infection that affects the nervous system of mammals. It invariably causes swelling of the brain and death after a relatively short illness. How is rabies transmitted? The rabies virus is found in the nerv...

 
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