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.
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.
U.S. Approves First New Type Of Flu Drug In 2 DecadesXofluza is a pill that can reduce severity and shorten duration of flu symptoms after one just dose. It was developed by the Roche Group and Shionogi & Co.
Aggressive Measures Underway As Flu Arrives Early In North TexasDallas County is rolling out mobile clinics earlier this year in an aggressive effort to vaccinate as many people as possible as soon as possible.