Tarrant County Health Department
A health alert has been issued in North Texas, as Tarrant County diagnoses its first case of Chikungunya fever. Health workers want people who might be traveling to know the dangers of bringing the virus back to the area.
Fort Worth health workers are looking into what may be another flu-related death.
Tarrant and Dallas Counties are wrestling with a major outbreak of whooping cough. Dallas County has nearly 330 cases reported so far this year. The numbers in Tarrant County are even higher — at close to 600.
Health officials in Tarrant County said they’ve seen a record number of whooping cough cases and are urging people and businesses to take action.
Tarrant County has two new West Nile Virus victims — and the county’s health department has a new policy that won’t notify media outlets for new cases unless there is a death.
Administrators of a Fort Worth charter school faced hard questions about the health and safety of their classrooms.
More than 100 North Texans have been notified they did receive an injection from the medication involved in nationwide meningitis outbreak.
Temperatures have barely gotten out of the triple-digits and a lot of North Texans are thinking it’s too early to get a flu shot, but health officials disagree.
While the public campaign to eradicate West Nile Virus has been fought on the ground and in the air, a Fort Worth laboratory is at the center of helping local health authorities identify where infected mosquitoes are found.
In recognition of World AIDS Day, Dallas County Health and Human Services offered free HIV/AIDS testing.
There are health concerns in the Keller ISD after an employee at Florence Elementary School was diagnosed with a MRSA infection.
This year there has only been one heat-related death in Tarrant County, but there have been nine in Dallas. With forecasters predicting record-breaking heat this week, health workers are concerned the numbers will increase.