Public health is the approach to medicine that is concerned with the health of the community as a whole. Public health is community health. It has been said that: "Health care is vital to all of us some of the time, but public health is vital to all of us all of the time."
Public Health in Rockwall County
Rockwall County is one of several counties within the state of Texas that does not operate its own Local Health Department. The Texas Department of State Health Services Region 2/3 provides public health services to our residents.
Local Texas DSHS Contact Info
Region 2/3 Headquarters 1301 S. Bowen Road, Suite 200 Arlington, Tx 76013 Phone: 817-264-4500 | Fax: 817-264-4506
Terrell Serves Kaufman, Rockwall Counties and *I-45 corridor of Ellis County Cottage 732 1200 East Brin Street Terrell, TX 75160 Phone: 972-551-8488 Fax: 972-551-8701
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