As Flu Season Starts, Doctors Warn Against Phones In The BathroomThe CDC notes that talking on your phone spreads germs from your respiratory system onto the screen, some of which can cause the flu.
DCHHS Now Offering Free Flu VaccineThe flu vaccine is free for all uninsured and low-income Dallas County residents.
Adult Flu Vaccines Now Available In Dallas CountyDCHHS is offering the shots $20 and if the adult is covered by Medicare, the vaccine is free. DCHHS is awaiting shipment of the children’s flu vaccine.
Dallas County Reports First 2 Flu Related Deaths Of SeasonThe 95-year-old and 89-year-old residents of Dallas died after complications from the seasonal flu.
Health Workers: North Texans Should Get Their Flu Vaccinations EarlyIt may not feel like it but flu season is already underway. Experts say flu season can run for up to nine months, but that doesn't mean you should wait until the last minute to get your flu shot.
Experts Advise Getting Vaccinated Regardless Of Flu Season SeverityIt's time to get your flu shots! The precautionary measure is important, but health experts seem to be in disagreement about how bad the 2105 flu season will be.
Fort Worth Leaders Roll Up Their Sleeves For Flu ShotsHealth officials across Texas have been urging residents to get their flu shots and Wednesday leaders from Tarrant County and the City of Fort Worth set out to lead by example.
Tests In Texas & 4 Other States Show Flu Vaccine Not Working WellAs predicted, this year's flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. It's only 23 percent effective, primarily because it doesn't include the bug that is making most people sick.
Forecast Calls For The Flu To Peak In December In North TexasThis year's flu season is expected to be at its worst in North Texas during the final two weeks of December.
Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors PredictAlthough concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
Doctors Warn Vaccinated Patients To Watch For Flu SymptomsAs the flu virus continues its deadly spread across North Texas, health officials are telling those who have been avoiding flu shots that there is still time to get protected. And many hold outs are beginning to listen.
Rush For Flu Vaccine Continues Across North TexasThe number of people dying from the flu has gone up again in North Texas. Both Collin and Hunt County reported their first flu-related deaths of the season on Monday.