Environmental Services

Mission Statement
The departmental mission is to provide outstanding services in environmental health and in order to promote wellness and prevent disease in our community. This will be accomplished through the intellectual use of human resources, technology, education and common sense.

Important Notice
The City of DeSoto Health Department only offers environmental health-related services. For medical and immunization services, contact your family physician or the Dallas County Health Department.

Below are helpful phone numbers and websites:

Dallas County Health Department Services, Region 2/3
Ph: 214.819.2000

Texas Department of State Health 
Ph: 817.264.4500
 
 
Tip of the Month
USDA

May 16, 2016
Pilgrim’s Pride Corp., a Waco, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 5,176,844 pounds of fully cooked chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Click here for details on this recall