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Ebola Facts

We wanted to share a few important updates with you regarding the recent diagnosis of Ebola at Presbyterian Hospital.  As you are aware, the man came to Dallas from West Africa very recently to be with family here. We have learned that the man was staying with family in the Vickery Meadow area.  As a precautionary measure, we are contacting property owners in the area and providing them with basic safety information provided by the Center for Disease Control:

·         Ebola can only be passed on through blood or body fluids.  It is cannot be passed on from breathing the air.

·         Vigorous hand washing is the best way to prevent the disease.

·         Please contact the CDC if you or anyone you know has any Ebola symptoms including

o   Fever (greater than 38.6°C or 101.5°F)

o   Severe headache

o   Muscle pain

o   Weakness

o   Diarrhea

o   Vomiting

o   Abdominal (stomach) pain

o   Unexplained hemorrhage (bleeding or bruising)

We appreciate your care and concern of this very serious situation.  For additional information about Ebola please visit the CDC’s website:  http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/symptoms/

 

Our thoughts and prayers are with the man who is infected and the health care professionals who are providing treatment. Thank you for your prayers and support.



Give Vickery Meadow a Voice!

Saturday,May 11, 2013

City of Dallas
General Election
District 13 City Council

Places to Vote by Precinct

1008 

Lee McShan Elementary

8307 Meadow Rd.

Dallas, TX 75231

1001 & 1012

Fire Station #37

6742 Greenville Ave

Dallas, TX 75231

 

1002, 1009, 1011 & 1126

Vickery Baptist Church
5814 Ridgecrest Rd.
Dallas, TX 75231

 

For voting information visit, www.dallascountyvotes.org

 

Resident Issue Form

posted Oct 10, 2014, 2:28 PM by Rebecca Range

If you have residents with any type of adverse issues, whether from employers or retailers, as a result of Ebola stigma, please complete this form and return to us, so that we can take action.  

Need Educational Materials on Ebola in Multiple Languages?

posted Oct 10, 2014, 1:54 PM by Rebecca Range

Many thanks to the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS)!  DCHHS has translated Ebola public health information and made the translated materials available via their website. Languages that are available are Hindi, Nepali, Russian, Oromo, Swahili, French, Urdu, Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Farsi, Spanish and English.  Please visit the link listed below to see/download the available translated documents.  Please send along this link throughout your organizations, post on your websites, Facebook, etc. 

 Dallas County Ebola Public Health Information in Multiple Languages

* Community Public Health Advisory*

posted Oct 1, 2014, 3:19 PM by Rebecca Range   [ updated Oct 5, 2014, 11:30 AM ]

We wanted to share a few important updates with you regarding the recent diagnosis of Ebola at Presbyterian Hospital. As you may be aware, a man from the Vickery Meadow area was taken to the hospital and tested positive for Ebola on Tuesday.   He was transported from the Ivy Apartments at 7225 Fair Oaks.

  

The CDC has assured us there is no chance of the virus spreading to the rest of our community, as conditions that have caused it to spread in other countries do not exist here in the United States. 

 

As a  basic precautionary measure, we have sent public health information to each of our apartment communities and are working closely with owners, managers and residents in the area. We also have translators standing by to assist with any educational information our community may need.


The Dallas County Health and Human Services also informed us that five students who attend four different campuses may have had contact with the individual.  The students attend the following campuses:  Dan D. Rogers Elementary School, Emmett J. Conrad High School, L.L. Hotchkiss Elementary School, and Sam Tasby Middle School.  While no student from Lowe Elementary School has been identified, as an extra pre-caution the district is monitoring Jack Lowe Sr. Elementary since it is connected to Tasby Middle School.  As a precautionary measure, the students who were exposed to this individual have been advised to stay home from school. It is important to know that individuals are not contagious until symptoms appear.  Since these students have not presented any symptoms, there is nothing to suggest that the disease was spread by any of these students to others, including to students and staff.  

To see the flyer sent home to elementary students today, click here.

To access a Conrad High School flyer, translated in multiple languages, click here.    


Some important notes to remember: 

  • Ebola is not highly infectious.

  • Ebola can only be passed on through blood or body fluids.  It is cannot be passed on from breathing the air.

  • Vigorous hand washing is the best way to prevent the disease.

  • Please contact the hospital or CDC if you or anyone you know has any Ebola symptoms including:

    • Fever (greater than 38.6°C or 101.5°F)

    • Severe headache

    • Muscle pain

    • Weakness

    • Diarrhea

    • Vomiting

    • Abdominal (stomach) pain

    • Unexplained hemorrhage (bleeding or bruising)

Residents with immediate concerns can call 311 or 211, or call the OEM at 214-670-4275.  General community questions can also be directed to our office, 214-265-8285.

  

We appreciate your care and concern of this very serious situation.  For additional information about Ebola please visit the CDC's website: http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/symptoms/


 

Our thoughts and prayers are with the man who is infected and the health care professionals who are providing treatment. Thank you for your support.

  

Vickery Meadow Local Market Now Open!

posted Sep 26, 2014, 12:39 PM by Rebecca Range

We had a great opening day at the new market last Sunday! Come see us every Sunday from 9am to 2pm in the west parking lot of the Half Price Books flagship store at 5803 E NW Highway. 

          

   
 

Condo Workshop Series Begins!

posted Aug 21, 2014, 8:59 AM by Rebecca Range   [ updated Aug 21, 2014, 9:01 AM ]

Dallas Police Bike Patrol

posted Aug 4, 2014, 4:31 AM by Rebecca Range

Vickery Meadow has expanded their public safety program and instituted a new Dallas Police Bike Officer Patrol.  As the most dense population in Dallas, we have many properties and security needs that traditional patrol cars just can't access.  Bike officers have an ability to interact with the community and our many pedestrians on a more personal, almost informal, level.  We are so excited to start this new program and have already seen the officers in front of and around our many local schools, talking with not just students, but surrounding businesses and patrons.  If you see the bike officers, don't be afraid to walk up and say hello!

2014 Annual Stakeholder Meeting - June 3rd, 2014 at Three Fountains

posted May 7, 2014, 12:45 PM by Rebecca Range   [ updated May 7, 2014, 9:01 PM ]

Please join us for our annual stakeholder meeting on June 3rd, 2014 at 3pm at Three Fountains, 6011 Melody Lane, Dallas, TX 75231. We would love to hear feedback from our property owner stakeholders, to include suggestions for future programming and inputs on the 2015 Service Plan.  Attendees should park in the parking lot to the east of the front entrance.  Please do not park in the horseshoe area.

Changed date/time of the VM Annual Egg Hunt

posted Mar 25, 2014, 3:26 PM by Mason Ice   [ updated Mar 25, 2014, 3:27 PM ]


Please note we have changed the date/time of the VM Annual Egg Hunt.  The egg hunt will now be a part of the first annual Heart of Vickery Meadow Walk and Community Festival on Saturday, April 12th from 12:00 - 2:00 pm, at Sam Tasby Middle School. The event is a joint partnership of Heart House Dallas, Sam Tasby Middle School, VMID and Trans.lation and includes a one-mile family fun walk and festival!

  • Heart House is accepting sponsorships for the walk or booth entries until Wed, April 9th.
  • Free Egg Hunt will be at 1:00 pm sharp
  • Craft vendors, games, food, music and entertainment!
  • Trans.lation White Cubes Galleries will be open 1:00-4:00 pm
  • Anyone who can volunteer, for any part of this event, should send the attached volunteer form to Lucy: lbazin@hearthousedallas.org .  If you have already volunteered for the Egg Hunt, you do not need to do anything else.

Vickery Meadow Trans.lation White Cube Galleries & Pop-up Market

posted Jan 17, 2014, 8:45 AM by Theresa Collins

Community Giving Day at Whole Foods

posted Jan 5, 2014, 9:42 AM by Rebecca Range   [ updated Jan 5, 2014, 9:45 AM ]


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