Health District

Health Alerts:
CRF Frozen Foods Expands Voluntary Recall to Include All Frozen Vegetable and Fruit Products Due To Possible Health Risk Please Click here for list. 

Important Information about Zika Virus Disease
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5 Things You Really Need to Know About Zika.
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Zika Press Release 3/4/2016 
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Zika Press Release 5/13/2016
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For more information the CDC website click here.  
    
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Divisions of the Health District
Administration
Animal Services
Emergency Preparedness
General Environmental
Laboratory/Water Pollution
Nursing/Personal Health
TPCC Tobacco Prevention & Control Coalition
Vital Statistics
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Proposed Food Code Changes for 2014
See the proposed changes to the food code for 2014. Proposed Changes
Restaurant Water Conservation
The Health District has created several promotional items for restaurants to display on tabletops, entrances, bathrooms and other areas of the property which encourage patrons and employees to conserve water during the devastating drought affecting the City of Wichita Falls.
Restaurant Conservation Flyer
Restaurant Tabletop Tent-Large
Restaurant Tabletop Tent-Small
Restaurant Water Saving Ideas Flyer
Reportable and Notifiable Disease and Conditions
It is vital that the Health Department is notified of suspected or diagnosed case of a disease classified as a “Reportable Communicable Disease” or “Notifiable Condition.” Complete reporting information reporint tool are available through the Communicable Disease and Disease Reporting section of this website.
Wichita Falls Wichita County Smoking Ordinance can be found on the following link. Smoking Ordinance
Wellness Resources for Wichita County
Looking for ways to stay fit? Want to quit tobacco? Need to get active? Seeking ways to keep the kids occupied? Check out the Wellness Resources for Wichita County. This site will provide you and your family with fun and healthy activities available locally. Being active is important for your overall well-being. When you combine that with a healthy diet, and avoiding tobacco in all its forms, you can reduce your risk for heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and other chronic diseases.

Wichita Falls Trail System app
Wichita Falls Trail System is a wonderful way to enjoy the benefits of healthy exercise and enjoy looking at the beautiful scenery in our parks and along our stream corridors. It currently consists of over 18 miles of concrete trail, but once completed, the resulting city-wide Circle Trail will be approximately 24 miles. Here you can check out the trail, browse the beautiful photos, find parking, restrooms and plenty of things to do along the trail under Points of Interest. http://www.wftrailsystem.com/

Looking for healthy restaurant options?
Check out Por Vida!
       Health Coalition LogoPor Vida Logo
Participating Restaurants
Click here for participating menu items
Golden Chick
Gutierrez Restaurant
Gypsy Kit
Luby's Cafeteria
Market Street McDonald's
United Supermarket

¡Por Vida!
is a restaurant recognition program that helps adults and children make healthier food choices by identifying those menu items that meet nutritional guidelines. Restaurants can play an active role in the health of the community. When you choose ¡Por Vida!, you make a better choice “For Life”!

Where can I find the approved ¡Por Vida! Options?

The restaurant may have a second menu, menu insert or have it display. Just ask the staff for their approved ¡Por Vida! menu. If they do not have one, invite them to visit www.eatwellwichitacounty.com to find out how to become a participating restaurant. The approved ¡Por Vida! options are also here.

 
 
 
  
 
 
  CRF Frozen Foods Expands Voluntary Recall to Include All Frozen Vegetable and Fruit Products Due To Possible Health Risk