Tarrant County Public Health's
Public Health Preparedness program
provides lots of information to help individuals, families, community
groups and businesses become better prepared for unexpected
The national "Get Ready" program, sponsored by the American Public Health Association, also provides preparedness information for all kinds of disasters and hazards.
Learn more about National Preparedness Day from ready.gov.
If we're going to stay healthy, eating lots of fruits and vetgetables
is an important part of any diet. Our Live A More Colorful Life!
initiative regularly offers classes in nutrition as well as
healthy recipes that incorporate seasonal produce.
Visit the Produce for Better Health Foundation website to learn more about healthy eating.
Some diseases do not discriminate about age. Worldwide an estimated
3.6 million people over 50 are living with HIV. TCPH's Adult Health Services and Preventive Medicine Clinic provide
testing, counseling and referral services for those who may have and
have been diagnosed with HIV.
To learn more about national efforts regarding HIV/AIDs in the elderly, visit the National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day website.
As we age, we become more susceptible to falls, which can cause
serious harm and injury. TCPH's A Matter of Balance program is an
on-going class that helps enrollees learn the latest in fall
prevention and demonstrates safety tips and strategies to help
individuals avoid falls in and around their home.
The National Council on Aging offers a video, featuring six easy steps for preventing falls.
County Telephone Operator 817-884-1111
Tarrant County provides the information contained in this web site as a public service. Every effort is made to ensure that information provided is correct. However, in any case where legal reliance on information contained in these pages is required, the official records of Tarrant County should be consulted. Tarrant County is not responsible for the content of, nor endorses any site which has a link from the Tarrant County web site.
This site is best experienced with supported browsers: Internet Explorer 9 and above, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Apple Safari. If you use an older or unsupported browser, you might notice that some features do not function properly. Click the browser name above to learn more about the recommended browsers.