Flu Season Off To Rough Start In North TexasMedical experts say it’s hard to predict what an early start to the season means in the long run, but in general it’s not a good sign.
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.
Parents, Brace Yourselves - Cold, Flu Season Is Here!A variety of bugs are making their way through the region right now, including respiratory viruses and the first wave of the flu.
Cook Children’s Experiencing Extreme Number Of Patients, Seasonal Illness In Full SwingNearly 600 children were seen in Cook Children’s Emergency Department on Monday. That’s nearly double the average number of patients seen in a typical day.
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.
MedStar Crews Responding To More Cases Of The Flu In North TexasAs the end of the year gets closer, MedStar crews are treating more and more patients suffering from flu-like symptoms.
South Texas Border Patrol Facility Resumes Intake Of Migrants After Flu OutbreakThe primary Border Patrol facility for processing migrants in South Texas has resumed normal operations, less than 24 hours after the facility suspended intake operations after 32 people tested positive for the flu.
Denton County Reports First Flu-Related Child Death This Season“Losing a child in our community to influenza is incredibly difficult, and this family remains in our thoughts. We continue to see flu activity within Denton County, and flu is certainly still a risk."
North Texas Teen Suffers Burns In Mobile Home Fire; Firefighter With Flu Sent To Hospital, TooA 16-year-old girl was rushed to the hospital with burns to her lower legs after a mobile home fire Monday in Newark.
North Texas School District Closed Rest Of Week; 20 Percent Staff & Students Out With FluKerens ISD, east of Corsicana in Navarro County, will be closed on Thursday and Friday, February 14-15, 2019 due to illnesses, the district said on its Facebook page Wednesday.
North Texas Family Mourns 4-Year-Old Daughter Who Died Of Flu And PneumoniaThe patient was 4-year-old Ashanti Grinich from Garland.
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.
Dallas County Reports First 2 Flu Deaths Of SeasonThe patient’s ages were 59 and 66 years and were residents of Dallas and Garland.