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.
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.