Too Many Children Rushed To ER For Non-Emergencies, Cook Children's In Fort Worth SaysOn Tuesday, August 17, staff saw 361 children in the emergency department. Almost half turned out to be less urgent or non-emergencies.
Health Officials In Texas Warn Of Full ICUs As COVID-19 Surge Worsens Across The StateThe latest surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations is having a deepening effect in Texas, as many hospitals are now stretched to capacity with sick patients.
5th Circuit Court Upholds Texas Law Banning Abortion Procedure Used In 2nd Trimester PregnanciesA Texas law outlawing an abortion method commonly used to end second-trimester pregnancies was upheld by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans.
Angry Parent In Texas Accused Of Ripping Face Mask Off Educator At 'Meet The Teacher' EventA parent in Texas has been accused of physically assaulting a teacher during a back-to-school event – over mask wearing.
Love From 2,000+ Miles Away Helps Texas Teacher Zelene Blancas' Legacy Of Kindness Live OnThe goal was to get a painted, heart-shaped rock from Pennsylvania to Texas. The cross-country effort was made as a way to honor Texas teacher Zelene Blancas after her death from COVID-19.
Fort Worth Reopens COVID-19 Mobile Testing Sites CitywideOfficials with the City of Fort Worth say they want to make sure residents have access to COVID-19 testing, as cases tied to the Delta variant continue to spike.
U.S. To Recommend COVID Vaccine Boosters After 8 MonthsThe Biden administration is expected later this week to recommend that the majority of Americans get a booster shot eight months after their second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
HPV Vaccination Rates On A Sharp Decline As COVID-19 Pandemic RagesDoctors often recommend children receive routine summertime vaccinations like Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis) and meningococcal... but parents may also hear their child's doctor recommend the HPV vaccine.
County Public School Mask Mandates & The Texas Supreme Court RulingThe battle over masks is leading to some confusion for some parents in North Texas this morning -- so here's a breakdown of the facts.
FDA OK's Extra Vaccine Dose For Some With Weakened Immune SystemsLate Thursday the Food and Drug Administration authorized transplant recipients and others with severely weakened immune systems getting an extra dose of the COVID vaccine.
More Than Two Dozen Aboard Carnival Cruise Ship From Texas Test Positive For COVIDMore than two dozen people aboard a Carnival cruise tested positive for COVID-19 just before the ship made a stop in Belize this week.
CDC Recommends COVID-19 Vaccine For Pregnant WomenThe CDC is now strongly recommending women who are pregnant get the COVID-19 vaccine as cases and hospitalizations continue to surge.
Company Breaks Ground On New Medical Cannabis Production Facility In TexasTexas Original Compassionate Cultivation recently broke ground on a new medical cannabis cultivation and processing facility in Bastrop.
FDA Expected To Allow 3rd Vaccine Dose For Some Immunocompromised AmericansThe FDA is expected to authorize orders for certain immunocompromised people to get a third 'booster' dose of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines.
Adults And Children Covered As Dallas ISD Mask Mandate BeginsAugust 10 marked the first day of the Dallas Independent School District‘s temporary mask mandate.