• Office of Emergency Management
    1500 Marilla St. L2AN,
    Dallas, Texas 75201
    Phone: (214) 670-4275
    Fax: (214) 670-4677

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    A pandemic is simply a widespread illness. Influenza (the flu) is still the most common pandemic illness. However, any illness - like SARS and COVID-19 - can become a pandemic if it spreads enough. 

    You can prevent catching and spreading many illnesses by following simple steps:

    Spread the Facts Not Germs infographic

    For more information on the COVID-19 illness, check out our page at this link.

    For more information on what to do in the case of the flu or other illness, click the tabs below.