When Is Flu Season?While seasonal influenza viruses can be detected year-round in the United States, flu viruses are most common during the fall and winter.
Flu Vs. ColdWhat is the difference between a cold and the flu?
How Flu SpreadsPeople with flu can spread it to others up to about six feet away.
Flu PreventionThe CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine as the first and most important step in protecting against flu viruses.
Flu GlossaryBefore learning about the flu, it is important to understand the terminology.
People At High RiskSome people are more likely to get flu complications that can result in hospitalization and sometimes death.
Flu Symptoms & ComplicationsInfluenza is a contagious respiratory illness caused by flu viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death.
Diagnosing The FluFlu viruses usually cause the most illness during the colder months of the year.
New This Flu SeasonFind out what to expect during the 2017-2018 flu season.
Denton County Reports First Flu-Related Child Death This Season“Losing a child in our community to influenza is incredibly difficult, and this family remains in our thoughts. We continue to see flu activity within Denton County, and flu is certainly still a risk."
North Texas School District Closed Rest Of Week; 20 Percent Staff & Students Out With FluKerens ISD, east of Corsicana in Navarro County, will be closed on Thursday and Friday, February 14-15, 2019 due to illnesses, the district said on its Facebook page Wednesday.
North Texas Family Mourns 4-Year-Old Daughter Who Died Of Flu And PneumoniaThe patient was 4-year-old Ashanti Grinich from Garland.
Flu Outbreak Easing At North Texas Middle School With Hundreds Of AbsencesAccording to Coppell ISD, 285 students were out sick on Wednesday. That's fewer than the number reporting flu-like symptoms earlier in the week.
North Texas Middle School Reports More Than 300 Absences Each Of Last 2 Days Due To FluThe flu is hitting students hard at Coppell Middle School West.
2 More Flu-Related Deaths Bring Dallas County Total To 5 This SeasonBoth patients were 82. One was a resident of Dallas the other of Mesquite. No other details were released due to privacy reasons.