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DCHHS Now Offering Flu Vaccine for Adults

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DALLAS – Influenza season is fast approaching and Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) is now offering the seasonal flu vaccine for adults. Residents can get the flu shot at 2377 N Stemmons Freeway in Dallas, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $20 and if the adult is covered by Medicare, the vaccine […]

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No Secret Bank Accounts to Pay Your Bills

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 by Colleen Tressler | Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Another day, another scam. Case in point: the Federal Reserve Bank of New York reports that scammers are telling people they can pay their bills using so-called “secret accounts” or “Social Security trust accounts” and routing numbers at Federal Reserve Banks. In exchange for personal information, like […]

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Local Police to Collect Tips for Special Olympics of Texas at Texas Roadhouse on July 27

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DALLAS – Police officers from around the Dallas-Fort Worth area will trade in their handcuffs for serving aprons at the annual Tip A Cop Night, a fundraiser for Special Olympics Texas (SOTX), being held at several Texas Roadhouse locations (listed below) on Thursday, July 27. During the 5:00 p.m.– 9:00 p.m. dinner shift, officers will […]

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DCT Presents “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown”

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The 30th season of the Duncanville Community Theatre will kickoff with You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, with the curtain rising on opening night at 8 p.m., Thursday, July 20. The play will run July 20-22 and July 27-29, all shows at 8 p.m., at 106 S. Main Street. Based on the comic strip “Peanuts” […]

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Keep Security in Mind on Your Summer Vacation

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by Ari Lazarus | Consumer Education Specialist, FTC When you travel, there probably are a few must-haves in your suitcase: your toothbrush, deodorant, socks, shoes – you get the idea. But one travel must-have we don’t always think about is security. While you’re away from home, you might be using public Wi-Fi, tagging your locations […]

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Beat the Back-to-School Rush, Get Immunizations Now

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DALLAS COUNTY HHS (July 10, 2017) – Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) is reminding all parents that now is the best time to get required school vaccinations. DCHHS is urging parents to bring their children in early before the back-to-school rush. There are six clinics open Monday–Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m to […]

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An Identity Thief Stole My Phone!

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by Sheryl Roth | Investigator, Office of Technology Research and Investigation, FTC Identity theft can happen to anyone. I’m a fraud investigator, and I’d like to tell you about my identity theft. Knowing how to respond will help you if you ever have to recover your identity. My purse was stolen recently. Charges appeared on […]

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Duncanville Lions Club Fourth of July Parade “Liberty & 100 Years of Lionism”

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Click here for information on the City of Duncanville events, including concert and fireworks.  The Duncanville Lions Club would like to invite all citizens of Duncanville and other Best Southwest cities to celebrate our Nation’s Independence Day by attending the annual Fourth of July Parade at 9:00 A.M. on Tuesday, July 4th. Honoring the 100th […]

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How Fast Will Identity Thieves Use Stolen Info?

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by Ari Lazarus | Consumer Education Specialist, FTC If you’ve been affected by a data breach, or otherwise had your information hacked or stolen, you’ve probably asked yourself, “What happens when my stolen information is made public?” At the FTC’s Identity Theft workshop this morning, our Office of Technology staff reported on research they did […]

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Teams to Show Off Strength, Support for Special Olympics Texas at the Duncanville Fire Truck Pull on Saturday

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Members of the Duncanville community, city staff, emergency services, as well as law enforcement members from around the Metroplex will converge on Armstrong Park this Saturday morning for the annual Fire Truck Pull to benefit Texas Special Olympics and the Law Enforcement Torch Run. You can join the fun by putting together a team, or […]

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