Texas Health Officials Wary Of Rise In Unvaccinated StudentsA rise in the number of Texas students who forgo vaccinations is troubling public health officials and runs contrary to efforts in California and elsewhere to ensure students get immunized.
Patient With Measles Might Have Exposed North TexansThe Tarrant County Public Health Department is working to find out how many people on an international flight into DFW Airport may have been in contact with a measles patient on the plane.
DCHHS Offering Back-To-School Immunizations NowYou don't have to wait to get your kids immunized for the upcoming school year, and Dallas County Health and Human Services is hoping that you won't.
Texas Border Sheriffs Concerned About Strained Budgets, DiseaseSome Sheriffs departments near the Texas border are very near bankruptcy by dealing with the illegal immigration crisis.
Whooping Cough Continues Spreading Across North TexasA whooping cough epidemic continues to spread across North Texas. New cases have been reported in Parker and Wise counties.
Hundreds Endure Heat For Children's Last Minute VaccinationsHundreds of North Texans endured the heat to get their children vaccinated last minute, making sure their kids won't be turned away on the first day of school for not having updated shot records.
More Texas Children Getting Sick With Whooping CoughAt the moment, the only sounds coming from 4-month-old Mason Shepherd are the typical gurgles of a contented baby. But, earlier this summer a horrible cough had his parents worried and thinking the worst.
Measles Outbreak Sparks Increase In ImmunizationsDespite a measles outbreak in Tarrant County, dozens of families spent their day outdoors enjoying the cooler North Texas weather.
Parents Urged to Get Kids Vaccinated For School NowBelieve it or not, students will be returning to class at the end of next month. So, health officials in Dallas County are already urging parents to make sure their children have all their vaccinations.
Dallas County Offers Free Flu ShotsDallas County Health and Human Services officials announced that free flu immunizations will be given to the public beginning this week and throughout this flu season.
This Year's Flu Vaccine Guards Against New StrainsTime to get your flu vaccine. And remember: Last year's shot won't protect you this year. Federal health authorities said Thursday that this year's vaccine contains protection against two different strains.
Whooping Cough Makes Fatal Resurgence In TexasWhooping cough is making a deadly resurgence in Texas. In all of 2011, there were 961 reported cases statewide. Through April of this year, though, there have been 424 cases, including one that resulted in the death of a Dallas child.