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Posted on: February 7, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Dallas County offers coronavirus resource info

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FBTX ~ With heavy news coverage on the outbreak of the coronavirus in China, along with anecdotal confirmed cases in the U.S., the Dallas County Health and Human Services Department has released resources so residents can have the best possible information on this evolving situation.

   Officials emphasized that Dallas County currently does not have any confirmed cases of the coronavirus and the overall risk to the American Public remains low. They advised that everyone should continue to practice everyday preventative actions that that help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, including the coronavirus and influenza, such as frequently washing hands.

   Informational resources available through Dallas County, the Texas Department of State Health Services and the Centers for Disease Control include:

Dallas County Health and Human Services:

https://www.dallascounty.org/departments/dchhs/2019-novel-coronavirus.php

Department of State Health Services: 

https://dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/#public

Centers for Disease Control:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

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