Texas School Closed For Flu Reopens As CDC Gives Pediatric WarningThe flu season is hitting North Texas hard. Three catholic schools closed in one week because of the exceptionally high number of students and faculty infected.
More North Texas Schools Close Due To FluAll Tolar ISD and Lipan schools will be closed Thursday and Friday to "help students and teachers recover from the flu and other illnesses," according to the school district.
Flu Fears Close Jesuit College PrepJesuit Prep closed Tuesday and Wednesday. The campus reported 100 students absent from school Monday.
Jesuit Dallas Closes For 2 Days Due To FluJesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday due the flu.
Bonham Schools Get Deep-Cleaned After Flu OutbreakSpraying down every wall, every shelf, every desk, a cleaning crew is trying to wipe out the flu bug that prompted Bonham ISD to shut down its schools.
Paramedics Seeing Big Increase In Flu-Related CallsFirst responders protect themselves with masks and gloves and ambulances are continuously cleaned.
Child Dies Of Flu In Denton CountyDenton County Public Health is reporting the first and second influenza-associated deaths in Denton County for the 2017-2018 flu season.
Record Number Of Flu Patients Visit ParklandParkland Health & Hospital System is urging Dallas residents to come in no matter if they have money or coverage.
Roanoke Offering Residents Free Flu ShotsProof of residency will be required: driver’s license, utility bill etc. Shots will be available every day at the Fire Station during "reasonable hours."
Tarrant County Flu Cases Have Tripled Since DecemberSome of the hardest hit areas in Tarrant County are near Kennedale. "It's been the hot zone," said Dane Thurston, a physician's assistant at Community Med Urgent Care.
Dallas Area Churches & Gyms Aim To Curb The Spread Of FluPeople are being told to not shake hands with others or even just stay home altogether, in order to avoid spreading the flu even further throughout North Texas.