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Fort Worth’s JPS Hospital Extends Hours

JPS hospital in Fort Worth is extending hours at a network of neighborhood clinics to help relieve the crush of flu patients.

01/18/2014

Denton resident Toya Norman hospitalized in ICU and battling the H1N1 virus. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Denton Mother Diagnosed With H1N1 In Coma

Denton resident Toya Norman, 46, is one of the dozens in North Texas to recently be diagnosed with the deadly H1N1 virus. She has been in a medically induced coma for about two weeks now.

01/17/2014

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Health Organizations Use Proactive Approach Preventing Flu

Collin County reported two flu victims early Friday and Dallas County Health and Human Services has reported 35 deaths.

01/17/2014

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Baylor In Dallas Ready For Influx Of Flu Patients

Baylor hospital is announcing it’s now operating on what they call a “code yellow” status as a result of the high influx of flu patients in the North Texas area.

01/16/2014

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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

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Flu Vaccine Still Available, But Going Fast

Many people across North Texas are struggling to find the flu shot. However, local health officials said that there are still plenty of doses available throughout the area.

01/16/2014

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Doctors Warn Vaccinated Patients To Watch For Flu Symptoms

As 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.

01/15/2014

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Dallas County Flu Death Numbers More Accurate

A new aggressive approach to collecting flu statistics, the Dallas County Health and Human Services said, has led to more accurate flu numbers this year than in the past.

01/14/2014

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With Flu Spreading, Students Learning Valuable Health Lessons

Keller ISD has stepped up cleaning efforts at all campuses during the flu outbreak. Each day cleaning crews take over classrooms wiping tables, chairs and door knobs

01/14/2014

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Flu Fears Continue To Spread Across DFW

For the first time this season, Collin County and Hunt County are reporting flu-related deaths. A total of 34 people in North Texas have now died after flu-related complications.

01/14/2014

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Firefighters Taking Flu Prevention Message Door-To-Door

The 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!”

CBS 11–01/13/2014

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Catholic Churches Help Congregants Avoid Flu

Several Catholic churches in North Texas are changing there ceremonies due to flu concerns.

01/12/2014

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