Emergency medical services

JPS

JPS Hospital Activates ‘Code Yellow’ Status

A virulent flu strain is being blamed for the deaths of dozens of North Texans and has sickened many more. At John Peter Smith in Fort Worth, emergency room traffic has jumped some 35 percent.

01/16/2014

American Red Cross logo. (credit: AP Graphics)

Donations Needed For Red Cross Hydration Supplies

The drought and extreme North Texas heat has caused a water crisis for the local American Red Cross. Now the agency is the one asking for assistance from the public to help replenish their water supply for firefighters and police.

08/09/2011

Dirk Nowitzki #41 of the Dallas Mavericks holds up the Larry O'Brien trophy as he celebrates with his teammates and team owner Mark Cuban after the Mavericks won 105-95 against the Miami Heat in Game Six of the 2011 NBA Finals. (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Numbers Show Watching Mavs Win It All Good For Your Health

Apparently having the Dallas Mavericks make it to the NBA Finals is not only good for North Texas, but also good for the health of their fans!

06/14/2011

The aftermath of a fire at the Covington Fire Dept. on Feb. 12, 2011. (Courtesy: City of Covington)

Blaze Destroys Hill County Town’s Fire Department Building

In a supreme example of tragic irony, a debilitating fire broke out at the fire department in the Hill County town of Covington Saturday, prompting the mayor to call it a “total loss.”

02/12/2011