multicolored disease microbes

Part of Tarrant County Public Health's responsibility is to monitor, track, control and prevent the spread of disease in our community.

Though many diseases are seasonal, the incidence of these diseases vary by year. Occasionally, there are non-endemic (not native) diseases in Tarrant County that are brought into the county in a number of ways.

Tarrant County Public Health maintains regular surveillance of --and remains alert to-- all disease threats.

During the warmer months, temperatures in North Texas become very high, often resulting in heat-related injuries. This link is included here for educational and prevention purposes.