'When You're Not Vaccinating, You're Extending The Risk': Doctors Worry About Coronavirus & Measles As Texas Students Skip VaccinesThis year, with COVID-19, a measles or a whooping cough outbreak at a school could stretch local health resources to the limit.
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.
Dallas County Working To Make Getting Childhood Vaccinations More ConvenientLooking to avoid those last-minute, long lines at health department headquarters, the department is hosting immunization clinics in the Dallas community.
U.S. Measles Outbreak Hits New Record HighMeasles cases in the U.S. have surged to a new high, eclipsing the total number of cases from all of 1992, the worst in 27 years.
Health Officials: 2019 U.S. Measles Count More Than Total Cases Last YearU.S. health officials report that the number of measles cases through the first three months of this year have surpassed the count for all of 2018.
4 Children Among 5 Confirmed Cases Of Measles In TexasIn just the last 48 hours health officials say five cases of measles have been confirmed in southern Texas.
Dallas County Offering Free Back-To-School VaccinationsSchool-aged children can get immunized for free at New Light Church’s Back-To-School Bash Saturday, July 28 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Doctors Worry As Texas Lawmakers OK Vaccine RestrictionsThe bill passed Friday in the Texas House comes as more families statewide are not vaccinating their children.
Texas Eyes Immunizations As More Kids File ExemptionsTexas could host the nation's next major fight over stricter requirements for immunizations as its rates of schoolchildren who refuse to get shots for non-medical reasons rises.
Tarrant County Back To School Roundup Gets UnderwayStudents in the Fort Worth Independent School District will be heading back to school is less than two weeks and today a free event is being held to make sure they're ready.
Texas Health Officials Wary Of Rise In Unvaccinated StudentsA rise in the number of Texas students who forgo vaccinations is troubling public health officials and runs contrary to efforts in California and elsewhere to ensure students get immunized.
Low-Cost Vaccinations For Tarrant County KidsLow-cost vaccinations are available through August for children who have no health insurance or are underinsured in Tarrant County.
DCHHS Offering Back-To-School Immunizations NowYou don't have to wait to get your kids immunized for the upcoming school year, and Dallas County Health and Human Services is hoping that you won't.
Two Free Options Left For Immunizations This WeekParents whose children need last minute immunizations may visit two places this week to take care of it.
North Texas Student Immunization InformationSchool districts across North Texas will be welcoming students back to class next week. For many, Friday is the last opportunity to receive the required immunizations for students.