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  1. Paramedics, ER staff under Ebola observationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... coming with this. They seem perfectly at ease." While doctors at Presbyterian treat the patient, the CDC and Dallas County health officials will begin a "contact investigation," which requires interviewing everyone the patient contacted. Dallas ...


  2. Ebola Fight - CDC Members Begin Arriving In North TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... to be at risk, Daigle does not know if the CDC team has notified those passengers. The CDC team will work with Dallas County and state health officials. It is too early to know how long they will stay in North Texas, or how long the investigation ...


  3. Southeast Texas doctors stress travel history with Ebola symptomsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | 12NewsNow.Com

    The confirmed case of Ebola in Dallas is sparking concerns about the virus taking root in Texas. But Dallas County Health and Human Services Director Zachary Thompson says, "It is easier to get the flu than to get Ebola, so Dallas county residents should go about their daily activities."


  4. Ragland: One thing that will make Ebola worse: panicRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... road. We must maintain perspective. We must educate ourselves. I'm reminded of what Zachary Thompson, the Dallas County health and human services director, told me two months ago when I first wrote about this issue. We talked about how viruses like ...


  5. Dallas Mayor: EMS Crew And Ambulance Used In Ebola Case IsolatedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... also expressed his confidence in medical workers at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital and official at Dallas County Health and Human Services regarding their handling of a confirmed case of Ebola in Dallas County. "This is a serious issue but I'm ...


  6. Health Officials Address Dallas Ebola CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NBC Dallas

    ... to Texas to visit family and has been hospitalized and diagnosed with Ebola. Zachary Thompson, director of Dallas County Health and Human Services, details Dallas County's response to an Ebola patient in Dallas, saying: "Your public health is our ...


  7. Details emerge after CDC confirms Dallas hospital has first U.S. case of EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CultureMap

    ... the patient Sunday morning took all safety precautions and has been quarantined according to CDC and Dallas County Health guidelines. "The city is working closely with Dallas County Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control after ...


  8. CDC Confirms Patient In Dallas Has The Ebola VirusRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... and visitors. The CDC anticipates preliminary results tomorrow (Wednesday)." On Monday night CBS 11 spoke with Dallas County Health and Human Services director Zachary Thompson, who stressed that there were certain procedures that would need to be ...


  9. CDC: Ebola confirmed in Dallas patientRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | 12NewsNow.Com

    ... of Health to ensure the safety of other patients and medical staff. Zachary Thompson, the director of the Dallas County Health & Human Services, says the Center for Disease Control is mobilizing as if the patient tested positive for the virus. The ...


  10. Ebola case in Dallas confirmed by CDC, first diagnosis in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Dallas Morning News

    ... in the nation. The federal agency scheduled a media briefing at 5:30 p.m. from its headquarters in Atlanta. Dallas County officials are expected to participate. Dallas County went through a day-long anxiety attack Tuesday, waiting to hear if the ...


  11. CDC Headed to Dallas in Advance of Ebola ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Dallas Observer

    Dallas County Health and Human Services gave an update Tuesday morning on the status of a patient potentially infected with Ebola currently being cared for in isolation at Dallas' Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital and the county's' preparation in the event an Ebola case is confirmed. No details have been given about the patient, other than that he or she is being kept in "strict isolation" and was admitted based on symptoms and "travel history."


  12. Comment(s) {0}Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Dallas Morning News

    In a prestenation to Dallas County commissioners on Tuesday, health department officials sought to downplay the threat of a local Ebola outbreak. Christopher Perkins, medical director for the health department, reminded commissioners that Ebola isn't transmitted through the air -- it is passed through contact with blood or other bodily fluids.


  13. Oak Cliff Chamber hosts state reps for 'Legislative Summit' Oct. 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Examiner.com

    ... writing credits include The Dallas Morning News, Yahoo News, and SportsIllustrated.com. He has served as a Dallas County election judge and on the Board of Directors of The Sixth Floor Museum. You can follow him o n his blog, VictorMedina.com or on ...


  14. Stop Arm Tickets Dismissed as Drivers Fight SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NBC Dallas

    NBC 5 Investigates has learned thousands of tickets issued for school bus stop arm violations in Dallas County are being dismissed and that the majority off tickets appealed by angry drivers were tossed out after hearing officers agreed the tickets were flawed or unfair. Meanwhile, NBC Investigates has learned the school stop arm camera program has cost tens of millions more than first advertised as the special school district running the program has attempted to turn the cameras into a side business financed with public money.


  15. How a Mall Fight Led to Courtroom Drama, a Prosecutor Quitting and an Alleged Cover-UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Dallas Observer

    ... on the case and the judge overseeing it. Rebecca Dodds, the former chief of the misdemeanor division in the Dallas County District Attorney's Office and the main prosecutor on Scott's case, insisted that Scott pleaded guilty to the assault charge ...


  16. Mesquite's new transit partnership won't end ties with DARTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Dallas Morning News

    Mesquite is calling its own shots regarding transit in the face of funding changes in federal law that wiped out the city's paratransit and DART policy that presses a vote for membership. The city's decision to look eastward and combine forces with former rural specialist Star Transit brings a healthy and growing agency into Dallas County.


  17. Philip Johnson-designed mansion listed for a whopping $27.5 million has Texas talkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | CultureMap

    ... the recent fate of another Johnson-designed oddity. Will a buyer fall as well, for almost $30M? Looks like the Dallas County Appraisal District needs to do its homework: 10210 Strait Ln. is on the DCAD books for $10,752,400. Whoa, that's quite a ...


  18. Investigator for Dallas County DA's office faces bribery inquiryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Dallas Morning News

    A Dallas County district attorney's office investigator is under scrutiny by the Texas Rangers for possible bribery and official oppression, according to court records obtained Friday by The Dallas Morning News . According to the documents, the Texas Rangers searched the Rowlett home of Grant Jack a few weeks ago looking for "any illegal narcotics," "video and photographic porn involving underaged or unknowing victims."


  19. EV-D68 confirmed case count up to 11 in North TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... able to put out some criteria for patients who might be at risk." Since then, 10 cases have been confirmed in Dallas County and one in Denton County. Four of those patients were treated at Medical City Children's. Six more children recently treated ...


  20. 2nd North Texas City To Start Ticketing Drivers Passing School BusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | CBS Local

    ... officials in the Coppell Independent School District say they've had more than 100 close calls. Leaders with Dallas County Schools said they're sharing a graphic video to make a point. The recording shows a stopped school bus with the stop arm stop ...