Tag Archive: Texas Department of State Health Services

Oct 16 2014

Diabetes Conference Slated

Do you or someone you know have diabetes?  If your answer is yes, then this diabetes conference is for you!  The first Regional Diabetes Conference 2014 is being held on Thursday, October 30th at The Summit Club located at 3700 Judson Road, Longview.  The doors will open at 8:30 a.m. with the opening speaker to …

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Apr 29 2013

Professional Food Manager Certification slated

Statistics indicate that food borne illness continues to be a health issue in the United States. Each year, 1 in 6 Americans will become sick, 128,000 will become hospitalized, and 3,000 will die due to a food borne illness. If under the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) jurisdiction each food establishment is required …

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Feb 28 2012

Bacteria easy to thwart with vaccine

Pneumococcal disease kills about 40,000 people in the U.S. yearly- roughly 25% more than auto accidents. Many potential victims don’t get the one shot that could protect them from a potentially deadly infection of the lungs, the blood or the covering of the brain, Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) immunization officials say. The …

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Jan 19 2012

Point In Time survey slated

The annual Point-in-Time Survey will be held Thursday, January 26, 2012. The survey is conducted across the nation as a way to gather information on the number of people experiencing homelessness at that particular point in time. The NET is a group of government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and advocates who address the needs of the …

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Jan 19 2012

Fire Department reviews certification procedures

The Longview Fire Department is currently reviewing internal procedures to ensure all employees maintain current licenses and certifications. On December 27, 2011, the Longview Fire Department learned that an employee had allowed their paramedic certification to lapse. The Fire Department immediately conducted an additional audit that revealed another employee had similarly neglected to renew their …

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Nov 03 2011

Vitally important

During the 57th Annual Conference, on Vital Statistics in Austin, December 7th – 9th, the Northeast Texas Public Health District (NETPHD), Birth and Death Records Department, will receive the Exemplary Five Star Vital Registration Award from the Texas Department of State Health Services, Bureau of Vital Statistics. Debbie Hilton, Director of Vital Statistics for NETPHD, …

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Aug 31 2011

Fort Worth ‘Naturopathic Doctor’ charged

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today charged a Fort Worth-based “naturopathic doctor” with unlawfully marketing and promoting dietary supplements. According to the State’s enforcement action, Texas law does not recognize naturopathic doctors, and the defendant unlawfully described her supplements’ ability to cure or prevent illnesses. The defendant, Valerie Saxion, operates under the business name Valerie …

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