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Posted on: September 11, 2020

Protect your health: Get your flu shot

doctor giving young girl a flu shot

As COVID-19 continues spreading, health officials urge you to get vaccinated against another common virus: the flu. Because of their similar symptoms, it may be hard to distinguish between the flu and COVID-19 without getting a test. This could force you ...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Allen Fire Department provides COVID-19 Help Line

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If you live or work in Allen and have questions about COVID-19 response or preparedness, call the Allen Fire Department Help Line at 214.509.4333.

This Help Line is designed for Allen residents and businesses with questions about new restrictions, protecti...

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Plan for a safe hunting season

Image: Deer in woods

Source: Texas Poison Center Network

Hunting season is rapidly approaching. Whether experienced or not, hunters should concentrate as much on being safe as they do on being successful. Please read the following poison safety tips from the Texas Poison Cente...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Join our force - now offering lateral entry!

We're one of the few departments in Dallas Fort-Worth with a lateral entry program for officers with prior experience.

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Urban wildlife in Allen

Photo - Coyote

Bobcats, coyotes and other urban wildlife are present throughout North Texas, including here in Allen. However, seeing these animals in your neighborhood can be unnerving. Read on for the top questions about urban wildlife, including ways to protect your ...

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Allen Police introduce first pursuit-rated hybrid patrol car

Allen Police hybrid vehicle

Allen debuted the first of two pursuit-rated hybrid police vehicles this summer. The vehicles are 2020 Ford Police Interceptor Utilities (much like the Explorer) and were approved by City Council for purchase this budget year. 

The new vehicles ar...

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