Located in north Texas, Dallas is a large and fast-growing metropolis.
The mission of the Dallas County Department of Health and Human Services is to protect the health of the citizens of Dallas County through disease prevention and intervention, and through promotions of a healthy community and environment. This is done through assessment, community input education, disease monitoring, regulation, and health services that help control the spread of disease.
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Views from the Big Cities: Dallas and Fort Worth
Public health experts from the Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area share their strategies for a robust COVID-19 response.
Urban Health Agenda
Our vision for the future of urban health looks beyond health care. Government and community organizations work together to make our wider environments safer, healthier, and more equitable.Learn more
Health Equity Tool
Together with Human Impact Partners, we created an Equity Lens Tool for health officials and their staffs to use in the context of COVID-related decision making.View Tool