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{Tarrant County Public Health - Safeguarding Our Community}

 

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Tarrant County Public Health
Safeguarding Our Community's Health

Since its inception in the 1950s, Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) has been a valuable local resource by providing services to all Tarrant County residents aimed at promoting, achieving and maintaining a healthy standard of living. 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 $49 million, TCPH services truly touch everyone, every day, everywhere.

{Public Health - Prevent. Promote. Protect.}

April 2014


April is National Minority Health Month.  Tarrant County Public Health is committed to reducing the burden of health disparities and chronic disease.  Many of our services are low-cost and available to all.  For more information on efforts to improve minority health, visit the U.S. Department of Health and Human Serviceís Office of Minority Health.

Mon., April 7 is World Health Day.  The World Health Organization was founded this day in 1948, and uses the occasion to promote greater awareness and focus onto health challenges that have a global impact.

Thurs., April 10 is Youth AIDS Day.  Did you know that only 23 percent of sexually active high school students have been tested for HIV?  Learn more.

Thurs., April 24 is World Meningitis Day.  Meningitis is a serious, contagious disease.  Learn more about world-wide efforts to fight meningitis.

Sat., April 26 Ė Sat., May 3 is National Infant Immunization Week.  Public Health regularly provides free or low-cost immunizations to infants and children.

Canít find the specific health service on our Web site?  Try TarrantCares.  Itís a one-stop informational source of health services available in Tarrant County.

Get the latest information on our activities, as well as updates on national health developments, by visiting our Facebook page and becoming our friend!

 

                                                                    

Upcoming Events

 
Tomorrow
  10 AM - 1 PM Earth Day at Public Health

Latest News
Please visit our Press Releases page.


1/24/2014
Environmental Health Contract Cities
  The Tarrant County Public Health regulates On Site Sewerage Facilities (OSSF) in the unincorporated areas of Tarrant County as well as the following cities:

3/26/2013
Workplace Green Tips for Employees
  Workplace Green Tips for Employees from EPA. The places where we work, shop, play, and learn account for nearly half the nationís energy use. Learn how you can make many of the same green choices at work as you make at home to save energy and fight global warming.

3/19/2012
Living Green In Healthy Environments
  The three key principals of Reduce, Reuse and Recycle are very famous term used to describe three ways one can help produce less waste. The Three Rís are also important ways to go green and live green. Going green and living green means changing our lifestyles to protect the environment in ways that also protect our health.

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1101 S. Main Street, Fort Worth, TX 76104

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