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Abilene - Taylor County
Public Health District





The Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District provides health care in the areas of Immunizations; Blood Pressure, Cholesterol and Diabetic Screening; Family Planning; TB Testing; Pregnancy Testing; Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program; STD Testing; Primary Health Care; and Dental Services.

 

**Zika Health Information Update**

02/02/2016: DCHHS Reports First Zika Virus Case in Dallas County Acquired Through Sexual Transmission (click for press release)

 

01/20/2016: Although the Zika virus is not native to Texas, public health officials are concerned cases might start appearing in the approaching warmer months. This virus is transmitted through mosquito bites, so we urge you to use DEET containing bug spray to prevent mosquito bites while outdoors. If you or a loved one has travelled to one of the following countries where Zika cases have been confirmed, please consult your doctor even if you have not felt any symptoms. The countries that have reported past or present cases of Zika are: 
• Barbados
• Bolivia
• Brazil
• Cape Verde
• Colombia
• Dominican Republic
• Ecuador
• El Salvador
• French Guiana
• Guatemala
• Guadeloupe
• Guyana
• Haiti
• Honduras
• Martinique
• Mexico
• Panama
• Paraguay
• Puerto Rico
• Saint Martin
• Samoa
• Suriname
• Venezuela

 


About Us

The Abilene -Taylor County Public Health District is a division within the Community Services Department of the City of Abilene. Our main office is located at 850 North 6th, Abilene, Texas.


You may contact us at:

Abilene -Taylor County Public Health District
850 North 6th Street
Abilene, Texas 79601

Telephone: (325) 692-5600
Fax: (325) 734-5370
E-mail: healthde@abilenetx.com

 

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ATCPHD Mission, Vision and Values

 

MISSION

To provide preventative services to promote community health.

 

VISION

To be a premier, innovative health department, leading in the prevention of diseases.

 

VALUES
Professionalism:

We exemplify professionalism through respect, excellence, and teamwork.

Quality:

We provide exceptional, valuable services for our community.

Integrity:

We serve with accountability and consistency to build community trust.

Innovation:

We effectively use evidence-based strategies and best practices to advance public health.

Collaboration:

We collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to promote community health and prevent diseases.