Parkland Health

Parkland Health As our community's public health system, Parkland is the foundation for a healthy Dallas. Thank you for visiting the official Parkland page.

We're here to communicate with our patients, potential patients, employees, retirees, stakeholders and all others who are interested in the hospital system’s news. Parkland was founded on May 19, 1894 at the intersection of Maple and Oak Lawn Avenues. Today, Parkland continues to be a safety net provider of care while serving the larger Dallas County as a Level I Trauma Center and as a regional bu

rn center. Parkland’s story is one that affects the entire community and Facebook is just one way to share it. Parkland does not censor comments, but it reserves the right to delete comments if they are off topic, abusive or if they contain foul language, spam or advertisements for commercial products. Parkland also reserves the right to ban users who continually use abusive and profanity-laden language toward the hospital system or its patients. Disagreements, feedback and criticism are welcome, but mutual respect is a must and abusive language is not tolerated. If you have a concern or complaint about Parkland, you may contact the Patient Relations department at 214.590.8945. To locate a patient or connect with a unit in the hospital, please call the Parkland operator at 214.590.8000. Visiting hours vary by unit.

Parkland's Breast Health Center staff is spreading the love for women's health with mammogram screenings. Your best defe...
02/27/2024

Parkland's Breast Health Center staff is spreading the love for women's health with mammogram screenings. Your best defense against breast cancer is early detection!

Join us on Saturday, March 2, at Southeast Dallas Health Center, 9202 Elam Road, Dallas, 75217 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information and to register, visit www.parklandhealth.org/mammogram-saves-lives.

Need to check your blood pressure? Want to register for an upcoming mammogram event in the neighborhood?Parkland is part...
02/25/2024

Need to check your blood pressure? Want to register for an upcoming mammogram event in the neighborhood?

Parkland is partnering with Trinity Love Church / Robinwood Baptist Church to host a health and wellness expo on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 111 E. Stark Road, Seagoville, 75159. No appointment is needed for this event and there is no cost to you!

02/24/2024
Did you know that the leading cause of death in Dallas County is heart disease? Whether you have a family history or hav...
02/23/2024

Did you know that the leading cause of death in Dallas County is heart disease? Whether you have a family history or have been diagnosed with a chronic disease, don't wait to take action. Speak with your doctor about the necessary steps to take control of your health!

Remember, your health is our goal! Learn more about Parkland services at www.parklandhealth.org/your-team.

Thank you Admiral Rachel Levine, MD, Assistant Secretary for Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...
02/23/2024

Thank you Admiral Rachel Levine, MD, Assistant Secretary for Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for visiting Parkland today to discuss dramatic spikes in syphilis and congenital syphilis across the country.

Parkland is committed to health equity and to collaborating with you and with all our community partners for a healthier Dallas County.

This National Cancer Prevention Month experts at Parkland Health remind us that primary care is prevention. Read the ful...
02/21/2024

This National Cancer Prevention Month experts at Parkland Health remind us that primary care is prevention. Read the full story to get the latest on colon and breast cancer screenings, as well as ways you can reduce your cancer risk with diet and lifestyle changes. https://bit.ly/42Q4AWs

02/21/2024

Of course our Sports Medicine Team is here for your team!

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02/20/2024

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02/20/2024
Did you know that early detection is key to staying healthy when it comes to HIV? That's why Parkland supports regular t...
02/20/2024

Did you know that early detection is key to staying healthy when it comes to HIV? That's why Parkland supports regular testing. This Wednesday, Feb. 21, visit the Bluitt-Flowers Health Center at 303 E. Overton Road, Dallas, 75216 for HIV testing at no cost to you. Walk-ins are welcome.

Certain lifestyle choices can put you at risk for heart disease. Adopting the following physical activities to your ever...
02/19/2024

Certain lifestyle choices can put you at risk for heart disease. Adopting the following physical activities to your everyday routine can help you keep your heart healthy and strong:

♥ Spend at least 150 minutes a week doing physical activity
♥ Sit less, take the stairs and take a walk around the block
♥ Try some muscle-strengthening exercises and training
♥ Get your heart pumping and beating faster!

Remember, your health is our goal! Learn more about Parkland services at www.parklandhealth.org/your-team.

Getting screened for HIV can save your life! Parkland is offering no-cost HIV screenings this Tuesday, Feb. 20 from 8 a....
02/18/2024

Getting screened for HIV can save your life! Parkland is offering no-cost HIV screenings this Tuesday, Feb. 20 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at deHaro-Saldivar Health Center, 1400 N. Westmoreland Road, Dallas, 75211. No registration required. Visit www.parklandhealth.org/community-calendar for more info.

Your best defense against breast cancer is early detection! Parkland's Breast Health Center staff is offering mammogram ...
02/15/2024

Your best defense against breast cancer is early detection! Parkland's Breast Health Center staff is offering mammogram screenings at no cost to women in Dallas County ZIP Codes.

Join us on Saturday, Feb. 24, at C.V. Roman Health Center, 3560 W. Camp Wisdom Road, Ste. 100, Dallas, 75237 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Register now at www.parklandhealth.org/mammogram-saves-lives.

Parkland’s Breast Health Center is providing no-cost screening mammograms for women in targeted Dallas County ZIP Codes: 75210, 75211, 75215, 75216, 75217, 75241, 75243, 75060, or 75061. If you are 40 - 74 years old and have not had a mammogram in the last 12 months, you can schedule it for one th...

High blood pressure is known as the "silent killer", and only 54% of these adults have their blood pressure under contro...
02/15/2024

High blood pressure is known as the "silent killer", and only 54% of these adults have their blood pressure under control. Protect yourself from the number one cause of death in Dallas County and check your blood pressure regularly.

Get your blood pressure checked at a health center near you by visiting www.parklandhealth.org/locations.

"It’s a way to hopefully put a smile on their face and brighten their day.” For the ninth year, Parkland nurses are serv...
02/14/2024

"It’s a way to hopefully put a smile on their face and brighten their day.”

For the ninth year, Parkland nurses are serving up healing in the form of valentines for all patients. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3wotYGG

02/14/2024

It's Wednesday, and that means no appointment, same-day vaccines available today at your nearest Community Oriented Primary Care health center at no cost to you! To find a location and for more information, visit www.parklandhealth.org/flu.

Are you listening to what your body is trying to tell you? February is National Self-Check Month. ➡ Swipe right to see w...
02/12/2024

Are you listening to what your body is trying to tell you?
February is National Self-Check Month. ➡ Swipe right to see what you can do to listen to your body better.

Did you know that one in every 33 babies in the U.S. is born with a birth defect each year? Although not all birth defec...
02/11/2024

Did you know that one in every 33 babies in the U.S. is born with a birth defect each year? Although not all birth defects can be prevented, you can take steps towards understanding the importance of preventive measures for a healthier pregnancy and baby.

Parkland's Dallas Healthy Start program has classes starting soon on those topics and more! For more information, visit bit.ly/3SQHs78

02/10/2024

Parkland salutes Black pioneers in medicine during Black History Month and every month.

02/09/2024

Parkland's Burn Center staff wants to remind you to handle flammable liquids with care this National Burn Awareness Week. Make sure to clear your cooking area from anything that might disrupt the open flame if you are cooking on a gas range. Remember, cooking oil is highly flammable, so never leave it unattended while in use.

Did you know that getting testing for HIV may save you and your loved one's lives? That's why Parkland staff continues t...
02/09/2024

Did you know that getting testing for HIV may save you and your loved one's lives? That's why Parkland staff continues their mission to test and educate the community about HIV.

Visit Paul Quinn College Student Union Building, suite 105, 3837 Simpson Stuart Road, Dallas, 75241 from Noon to 3 p.m. on Monday for no-cost HIV testing. Walk-ins are welcome. Visit www.parklandhealth.org/community-calendar for more information.

Parkland burn survivor Dave Mikitka was working in the backyard one sunny afternoon when a 5-gallon propane tank he was ...
02/08/2024

Parkland burn survivor Dave Mikitka was working in the backyard one sunny afternoon when a 5-gallon propane tank he was using tipped over, breaking the valve and spewing liquid propane. “It was a matter of seconds,” he said, explaining how he managed to crawl out of the flames. Accidents like Mikitka’s remind us of the dangers of flammable liquids, the theme of this year's Burn Awareness Week. Read the full story: https://bit.ly/4bJt0Fx

A full tank, a full stomach, and protection from the flu - a great combination to start the day!  This morning, Parkland...
02/06/2024

A full tank, a full stomach, and protection from the flu - a great combination to start the day! This morning, Parkland Health and Ciudad de Esperanza hosted a flu drive at the Valero station at 2847 Royal Lane in northwest Dallas giving flu and COVID vaccines accompanied by tasty breakfast tacos.

Did you know that high blood pressure is not just a number on a monitor? It's a serious risk factor for heart disease an...
02/06/2024

Did you know that high blood pressure is not just a number on a monitor? It's a serious risk factor for heart disease and stroke. Protect yourself from heart disease. Learn more about the consequences of high blood pressure by visiting www.parklandhealth.org/hypertension.

02/05/2024

On National Burn Awareness week, Parkland's Burn Center staff wants to help you handle flammable liquids with care. Gasoline has fumes capable of ignition up to 12 feet from a pooled source, so make sure you are cautious when filling up your vehicle with gas.

A full tank, a full stomach, and protection from the flu - a great combination to start the day!  Kick off your Tuesday ...
02/04/2024

A full tank, a full stomach, and protection from the flu - a great combination to start the day! Kick off your Tuesday morning with a flu drive hosted by Parkland and Ciudad de Esperanza this Tuesday, Feb. 6 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Valero Gas Station at 2847 Royal Lane, Dallas, 75229. Flu shots, COVID vaccines, and tasty breakfast tacos all available!

¡Visítanos en Lumin Bachman Lake Community School para recibir tu vacuna contra la gripe y el COVID-19! ¡Estamos hoy has...
02/03/2024

¡Visítanos en Lumin Bachman Lake Community School para recibir tu vacuna contra la gripe y el COVID-19! ¡Estamos hoy hasta las 2 p.m.! ¡Arranque, tienes tiempo! ‼️

Need to check your blood pressure? Still need a flu shot? Join Parkland at Lumin Community School and Bachman Lake Toget...
02/01/2024

Need to check your blood pressure? Still need a flu shot? Join Parkland at Lumin Community School and Bachman Lake Together Family Center on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a Health & Wellness Expo!

Blood pressure and glucose screenings and education, flu and COVID-19 vaccinations and Parkland Financial Assistance information are all available with no appointment necessary and at no cost to you. Spread the word and we hope to see you there!

In honor of Black History Month, Parkland is spotlighting Dr. James Griffin, chief of anesthesiology services at Parklan...
02/01/2024

In honor of Black History Month, Parkland is spotlighting Dr. James Griffin, chief of anesthesiology services at Parkland and professor of anesthesiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Born at Parkland in 1958 during segregation, Dr. Griffin is now President of the Medical Staff at Parkland Health, making him the first African American to hold the position. Read his full story: https://bit.ly/3OqedW2

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