North Texas Doctors Concerned About 'Twindemic' Getting Flu Shots To Teens In Underserved Communities"You can have the perfect vaccine for anything. The science can be 100% right. Doesn't matter if you don't reach the community," says Dr. Kavita Bhavan.
Health Commissioner Urges Texans To Get Flu Shots Early: 'We Want As Few People As Possible To Get Sick'DSHS encourages everyone to protect themselves, their families and their communities against respiratory illness throughout the flu season by getting immunized as soon as possible.
Doctors Want You To Get The Influenza Vaccine, Say It Might Be Your Most Important Flu Shot EverHealthcare workers across the country are stressing the importance of getting vaccinated for influenza this year, saying that it will not only help prevent the flu and save lives, but also reserve health resources needed to continue the COVID-19 fight.
Gov. Greg Abbott Urges Every Texan To 'Go Get A Flu Shot'"Getting a flu shot is especially important this season to help keep hospitalizations down during the state's ongoing response to COVID-19," the Governor's Office said in a news release.
Doctors Concerned About Flu Season During Coronavirus Pandemic: 'Vaccination For Influenza Is The Most Important Thing We Can Do'Experts hope that already-established practices, such as social distancing and wearing masks, will keep numbers down.
CVS, Walgreens Enact COVID-19 Precautions During Flu SeasonThe two largest drugstore chains in the U.S. -- Walgreens and CVS -- are putting in place coronavirus precautions for customers getting flu shots.
'A Flu Season Unlike Any Other': Texas Gov. Abbott, Medical Experts Urge Getting Vaccines Early During PandemicGov. Greg Abbott and medical experts in Dallas urged residents on Thursday to get a flu vaccine early this year as the upcoming season coincides with the COVID-19 pandemic.
As New Coronavirus Cases Drop In Texas, Doctors Urge Residents To Get Flu Shot This FallThe precautions people are taking to prevent getting COVID-19 could also decrease the number of flu cases this fall.
While Panic Surrounds Coronavirus, Some 20,000 People Have Died From Flu This SeasonAs concerns about the coronavirus continue to grow in the U.S., the latest numbers from the CDC show an estimated 20,000 people have died of the flu.
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.
Healthcare As Close As Your Smartphone... And QuickChildren's Health developed an app that allows patients access to healthcare from anywhere. Initially tested with staff, the app is now available to the community.