Collin County Says Candida Auris Fungus Responsible For 4 DeathsCollin County Health Care Services said it is working with the Texas Department of Health and the CDC on controlling the spread.
Rare Summer Spike In RSV Cases Reported In North TexasOutbreaks of the virus usually begin in October and last through March, but COVID-19 precautions may have delayed the normal RSV season.
UTSW To Release Forecasting Data On Recent Surge In COVID-19 Cases & HospitalizationsThe highly contagious Delta variant is running rampant and causing a COVID-19 surge in Texas and across the country.
Some States Moving To Block Public School COVID-19 Vaccine RequirementsAs the return to school approaches, some states are prohibiting public schools from requiring COVID-19 vaccinations or proof of vaccination for students ranging from pre-K to college campuses.
Texas Giving Emergency Extension Of SNAP Benefits Through JulyTexas Health and Human Services is providing some $260 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits for the month of July.
Study: Undervaccinated COVID Clusters In Texas & 4 Other US Locations Putting Entire Country At RiskA new data analysis has identified clusters of unvaccinated people, most of them in Texas and other southern states, that are vulnerable to surges in COVID-19 cases.
CDC: Delta Variant Now Makes Up More Than Half Of Coronavirus Cases In U.S.New estimates from the CDC show the Delta variant, a more transmissible and possibly more dangerous strain of coronavirus, now makes up more than half of all new COVID-19 infections in the US.
125+ Test Positive For Coronavirus After Texas Church Camp OutMore than 125 campers and adults who attended a summer camp run by a Texas church have tested positive for COVID-19.
'I Wish I Would Have Taken A Look At This Sooner": North Texas Man Fighting Breast Cancer“Since I was 40, I’ve been going to the doctor, getting prostate and colon cancer screenings. Never once did I think about getting breast cancer,” said 60-year-old Galen Johnson of McKinney.
North Texas Hospitals Asked to Make Concessions As Nation Faces Blood Supply ShortageA nationwide blood bank shortage is affecting North Texas. The need for blood is being called critical because blood donated today would will likely be used tomorrow.
Texas Loses Fight, US Supreme Court Dismisses Challenge To ObamacareThe justices left the entire Affordable Care Act law intact Thursday in ruling that Texas, other Republican-led states and two individuals had no right to bring their lawsuit in federal court.
Mexican Border Cities Receive More Than 1 Million Dozes Of COVID Vaccine From U.S.The United States has donated 1.35 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine to Mexico.
Free Air Travel, Cowboys & Mavs Tickets Among Dallas Chamber Giveaways In COVID Vaccine SweepstakesAcross the country incentives are being offered for people to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Now the Dallas Regional Chamber is getting in the mix with offers that include free air travel and professional game tickets.
Kids And Cars Partnering With PETA On Hot Car Safety CampaignKids and Car Safety is partnering with PETA for the #HotCarsKill campaign to raise awareness about the danger of hot cars.
Republican Governors Of Texas And Florida Battle With Cruise Lines Over Vaccine RequirementsThe Republican governors of Texas and Florida are headed toward showdowns with some of the world's largest cruise lines over whether passengers boarding ships leaving their states can be required to show proof of vaccination.