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Mosquito spraying to combat West Nile Fever

With the introduction of West Nile Fever, there have been debates concerning the need for spraying chemicals to control the adult mosquito population. It is the Garland Health Department’s policy to be proactive and apply insecticide by truck-mounted equipment when surveillance shows high mosquito populations in a specific area. Mosquito trapping is conducted several times per week and is ...Full Article

Health Department inspections: April 24-28

The Garland Health Department conducts weekly inspections of establishments where food is served.  Inspections are performed at day care centers, retirement homes, school cafeterias, restaurants and stores. A failing ...Full Article

Health Department inspections: April 17-21

The Garland Health Department conducts weekly inspections of establishments where food is served.  Inspections are performed at day care centers, retirement homes, school cafeterias, restaurants and stores. A failing ...Full Article

IT’S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge announces winners

The results are in for the annual IT’S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge, presented by H-E-B, which finished March 31. This one-of-a-kind statewide competition encourages communities of all sizes, including schools, businesses, ...Full Article

Health Department inspections: April 10-14

The Garland Health Department conducts weekly inspections of establishments where food is served.  Inspections are performed at day care centers, retirement homes, school cafeterias, restaurants and stores. A failing ...Full Article

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Child abuse and neglect are significant public health problems in the United States. Abused children often suffer physical injuries including cuts, bruises, burns, and broken bones. Physical injury is ...Full Article

Health Department inspections: April 3-7

The Garland Health Department conducts weekly inspections of establishments where food is served.  Inspections are performed at day care centers, retirement homes, school cafeterias, restaurants and stores. A failing ...Full Article

Health Department inspections: March 27-31

The Garland Health Department conducts weekly inspections of establishments where food is served.  Inspections are performed at day care centers, retirement homes, school cafeterias, restaurants and stores. A failing ...Full Article

Health Department inspections: March 20-24

The Garland Health Department conducts weekly inspections of establishments where food is served.  Inspections are performed at day care centers, retirement homes, school cafeterias, restaurants and stores. A failing ...Full Article

Severe weather safety

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, approximately 300 people die each year from weather related incidents such as tornadoes, lightning and flash flooding and the peak months ...Full Article
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