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Dallas County Health and Human Services Community Outreach Teams help most vulnerable receive COVID-19 vaccine

In March of 2021, the first case of COVID-19 was identified in Dallas County. Community Outreach Program Director Marisa Gonzales and her team of one started hitting the streets with outreach and educational information of how to protect against the virus. First, it was trying to convince people to wear masks and adhere to the health and safety protocols for COVID-19.

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Dallas County Hosts Groundbreaking ceremony For new Oak Cliff Government Center

Dallas County hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the beginning of construction on its new Oak Cliff Government Center. For safety reasons in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dallas County live streamed the ceremony via Microsoft Teams so that all Dallas County officials, employees, constituents and project team members invited to the postponed March groundbreaking ceremony could participate. A small

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Dallas County breaks ground on new Oak Cliff Government Center

Last week, Dallas County broke ground on its new Oak Cliff Government Center, a $27.6-million-dollar project scheduled for completion in July 2021. The government center will house the Dallas County Justice of the Peace, Truancy, Constable and Tax departments. The project will also include the construction of a three-story parking garage with 240 parking spaces. Dallas County Commissioner Dr. Elba

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Juvenile Department implements new COVID-19 work-safety protocols

The Dallas County Juvenile Department implemented a variety of protocols to keep staff and students safe while operating during the coronavirus pandemic. The department requires employees to complete health-screening questionnaires and temperature checks daily and installed informative signage on all relevant office sites. Additionally, the department lowered the occupancy capacities of its offices and staggered employees’ work schedules. “The health

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