Dallas County

Power Lines
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Chris Sommer
June 12, 2019 - 5:42 pm
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - As of 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oncor Electric Delivery said about 15,000 customers were still without power as a result of Sunday's severe storms. Oncor spokesperson Jen Myers said, "The outages are still pretty much scattered across Dallas County. They're really not concentrated...
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Measles
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Curt Lewis
April 05, 2019 - 4:41 am
Dallas County is confirming its first case of measles since 2017. The county's health department says this patient was exposed to the virus by contact with a co-worker whose case is counted in Tarrant County. Furthermore, the Dallas County patient reportedly stayed home during the contagious period...
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Healthcare, Doctor
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Curt Lewis
March 20, 2019 - 5:11 am
The biggest increase in two serious sexually transmitted diseases is in North Texas. A study of federal statistics between 2016 and 2017 shows Dallas County had the largest percentage increase in cases of gonorrhea and chlamydia. As reported by the Dallas Morning News, more than 2500 would-be...
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Flu vaccine
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February 05, 2019 - 5:31 am
A small Garland girl has died from the flu, becoming the seventh flu-related death of the season in Dallas County. The four-year-old is the only child among the seven. Because of privacy issues, the Dallas County Health Department is not giving any details including whether she had a flu shot. The...
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