Very Low Flu Activity Reported In Texas, COVID Restrictions Likely WhyRestricted travel has meant less opportunity for the flu virus to spread into Texas so far this winter.
List: Free Flu Shots Offered For The Uninsured At Some Tarrant County Albertsons, Kroger, Tom ThumbThe free flu vaccinations are available through the end of 2020.
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.
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.
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.
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.