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.
Firefighters Taking Flu Prevention Message Door-To-DoorThe small lobby of the Neighborhood Clinic on Collins in Arlington was cramped with patients Monday, many of them suffering flu-like symptoms. When asked if the number of patients was larger than normal a doctor said, "Oh goodness, yes!"
Hospital Issues Flu Alert To Leave Kids At HomeCities across North Texas are taking strong measures to try to stop the spread of the flu. In fact, some hospitals are asking people to leave their children at home when they visit patients.
1st Adult Flu-Related Death Reported In Dallas CountyOfficials with Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) are reporting the county’s first known adult flu-related death for the 2013-2014 flu season.
Think You've Scrubbed The Flu Bug? Think Again!TV remotes. Cell phones. Keyboards. We all touch them…over and over…everyday. Flu germs can live on surfaces up to 48 hours