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.
MedStar Offers Mobile Flu Vaccine Clinics For 10+ PeopleTo help prevent the incidence of flu cases in their service area, MedStar is offering mobile flu vaccine clinics again this year for 10 or more people.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Denton County Reports First Influenza-Associated Death Of 2020Denton County Public Health has reported its first influenza-associated death of an adult in the county.
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.
Tarrant County Confirms First Pediatric Flu Death In 4 YearsThis is the first reported pediatric flu death in Tarrant County since 2015.