North Texas School Districts That Closed Last Week Due To Illness Set To Reopen TuesdayEach school and school district closed for several days to give the high number of students and staff who were sick, time to recover, as well as disinfect the schools.
Grand Saline ISD Closes Schools For Rest Of Week Due To Flu, Strep Cases Among StudentsGrand Saline ISD, located in Van Zandt County, announced Wednesday, schools will be closed Thursday, February 13 and Friday, February 14.
Company That Cleans Schools During Flu Outbreak Shares How It's DoneA chemical spray disinfects the air while industrial strength cleaning powders are mixed with water to wipe all over every single chair, table, wall, floor and ceiling.
Dallas County Reports 16th Flu-Related Death Of SeasonThe patient was 62 with underlying medical conditions and lived in Dallas, according to Dallas County Health and Human Services.
MedStar Reports Record Number Of Flu Patients In JanuaryThe number of flu cases in North Texas is still increasing according to MedStar which saw 323 patients in January for flu-related symptoms, which is up 41% from the month before.
3 More Flu-Related Deaths Reported Brings Dallas County Total To 14The patients were 37, 62, and 77 years old and each one had underlying medical conditions.
Bishop Lynch Student Reese Termulo Laid To Rest As Flu Toll In Dallas County ClimbsTurmulo was remembered as an inclusive, funny friend and a great student who loved to dance.
11th Flu-Related Death In Dallas County; 34-Year-Old With No Underlying Health ProblemsThis death is the 10th adult flu-related death in addition to the one confirmed pediatric flu-related death in Dallas County during the 2019-2020 flu season.
Children At Higher Risk After Mismatch In This Year's Flu VaccineThis year's flu vaccine may not be very effective against a common strain of the flu that's especially tough on children, according to a new report.
Dallas County Reports 3 More Flu-Related Deaths Bringing Total To 9 This SeasonThe patients were 73, 64 and 65 years of age with pre-existing medical conditions.
First Time In 30 Years Flu 'B' Strain Is The Dominant OneDoctors say the flu vaccine isn’t as effective for flu B as flu A. And because children have been less exposed to the B strain, it can be more dangerous for them.
Health Officials: Bishop Lynch High School Student May Have Died From The FluReese Termulo is being remembered as a leader and a star student, but those who knew her say what really stood is was her heart.
DCHHS Reports 82-Year-Old Resident Is 6th Flu Death Of 2019-2020 SeasonDallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has reported the sixth flu-related death in Dallas County for the 2019-2020 season.
Dallas County Reports 5th Flu-Related Death This SeasonThe victim was 85 years old and lived in Cedar Hill.
School Districts Look To Combat Spread Of Flu As Kids Head Back To ClassSchool districts are urging parents to get their children a flu shot if they haven't already, and to sanitize their children's backpacks and send them off with hand sanitizer.