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.
Health Officials Warn Flu Season Is Far From Over After New Death Reported In Denton CountyA flu season that hit early and hard is far from over — on Friday, Denton County reported its first flu related death of the season.
Fighting Germs With UV Light Zappers: 'It Doesn't Get Rid Of All Viruses, But Brings It Down To Good Level'An Assistant Professor and Director of the MPH Epidemiology Program at UNT Health Science Center said these UV devices do work, but there are limitations.
Health Officials Say Hygiene Is Key To Preventing Cold & FluDoctors say the simplest way to avoid getting sick is to wash your hands, but many people aren’t doing it right or as often as they should.
Rising Concerns Over 1-2 Punch Of Flu Season, Holiday TravelDallas County Health and Human Services says it's trying to vaccinate as many people are possible before they hit the roads or the skies.
Dallas County Reports 2nd Flu Death Of SeasonThe patient was 81 years old and a resident of Grand Prairie.
Flu Case Numbers On The Rise In North Texas, Not Slowing Down Anytime SoonFlu cases are on the rise in North Texas, and the worst is yet to come.
Dallas County Issues Health Alert After Increase In Flu CasesIn a statement released Friday, the Dallas County Department of Health and Human Services said the virus came earlier than normal this season.
Health Professionals Brace For Tough Flu Season That Already Claimed Life Of 5-Year-OldAs health professionals are bracing for what's expected to be another tough flu season, a 5-year-old from the Rio Grande has died from the virus — the first child death of the season.
Worst Of Flu Season Yet To Come; Experts Push For Public To Get Vaccinated NowThe return to cold weather has some North Texans hurrying to get their flu shots, and local health experts say that's a great thing because the upcoming holidays spread a lot more than love.
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.
Dallas County Reports 3rd And 4th Flu-Related Deaths Of SeasonThe patients' ages are unknown at this time and were residents of Dallas and Sunnyvale.