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.
Confirmed Flu Cases Nearly Double For 2nd Week In A Row In Dallas CountyDallas County Health and Human Services reports flu cases have nearly doubled over this time last week from 65 cases to 125 new cases.
Free Mobile Flu Vaccination Clinics Extended In Dallas CountyWhile health experts have said the worst of the flu season appears to be behind us, no one is immune from getting it, especially those who have not yet gotten a flu shot.
Flu-Stricken Texas Teacher's Death Puts Focus On AntiviralsA North Texas teacher who died after getting sick from the flu became a talking point after her husband said she didn't immediately fill her antiviral drug prescription because the co-pay was too high.
Flu Clinics Hit The Road To Reach The NeedyThe roving clinics are designed to reach people at homeless shelters, a church and other places that are convenient for residents to access care.
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."
Doctors: Worst Of The Cold And Flu Season Is Yet To ComeIf you haven't had a bad cold or the flu chances are you know someone who has and doctors say the worst of it is still to come.
Health Workers: North Texans Should Get Their Flu Vaccinations EarlyIt may not feel like it but flu season is already underway. Experts say flu season can run for up to nine months, but that doesn't mean you should wait until the last minute to get your flu shot.
Flu Cases Up More Than 50% In One Week In Dallas CountyIf you haven't gotten a flu shot already, doctors say now's a good time to do it.
Experts Advise Getting Vaccinated Regardless Of Flu Season SeverityIt's time to get your flu shots! The precautionary measure is important, but health experts seem to be in disagreement about how bad the 2105 flu season will be.
Fort Worth Leaders Roll Up Their Sleeves For Flu ShotsHealth officials across Texas have been urging residents to get their flu shots and Wednesday leaders from Tarrant County and the City of Fort Worth set out to lead by example.
Family Warning Others After Wife & Mother Loses Flu BattleA North Texas mother of three has died from the flu. Now her family is sharing their traumatic experience and encouraging others to take this year's dangerous strain of influenza seriously.
Doctors Warn Vaccinated Patients To Watch For Flu SymptomsAs the flu virus continues its deadly spread across North Texas, health officials are telling those who have been avoiding flu shots that there is still time to get protected. And many hold outs are beginning to listen.
Firefighters Taking Flu Prevention Message Door-To-DoorThe small lobby of the Neighborhood Clinic on Collins in Arlington was cramped with patients Monday, many of them suffering flu-like symptoms. When asked if the number of patients was larger than normal a doctor said, "Oh goodness, yes!"
Fear Of Flu Leads Many To Get Vaccinated As Hospitalizations, Deaths RiseDallas County and other North Texas health departments are overrun with people -- who are only now getting vaccinated for fear they'll get the flu. The rush comes even though health officials have urged people to get their shot since last September.