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Flu Information

The Garland Health Department is working in conjunction with the Dallas County Health & Human Services Department and other agencies to provide surveillance, prevention and control measures during the flu season. Citizens can take proactive steps to protect themselves, including:

  • Frequently washing hands with soap and water.
  • Using hand sanitizer when soap and water are not available.
  • Cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze.
  • Avoid others who appear sick.
  • Keep your hands away from your eyes and nose.  This is a common transmission mode for flu.

Websites and Resources

Government Health Agency Websites

Schools and Other Government Websites

For additional information please call 2-1-1  

Announcements & Public Health Notices

  • H1N1 Flu Information - Announcements & Notices - The following announcements, news releases and public health notices have been issued.  For more information, contact Dorothy White, Public & Media Affairs Manager.
  • Frequently Asked Questions by answers.flu.gov