Tarrant County Public Health Reports One COVID-19 DeathA man in his 90s is the latest, and only COVID-19 death in Tarrant County for April 12.
Governor Abbott: Texas Has Distributed More Than 1.7M COVID-19 VaccinesAt a news conference in Houston, Governor Greg Abbott announced on Tuesday, Jan. 19 that officials have administered 78% of the COVID-19 vaccines allocated to the State of Texas.
Very Low Flu Activity Reported In Texas, COVID Restrictions Likely WhyRestricted travel has meant less opportunity for the flu virus to spread into Texas so far this winter.
List: Free Flu Shots Offered For The Uninsured At Some Tarrant County Albertsons, Kroger, Tom ThumbThe free flu vaccinations are available through the end of 2020.
Texas Among States Preparing To Distribute COVID-19 Vaccines -- When They're ReadyThe Texas Department of State Health Services says more than 3,000 providers have signed up to receive and administer COVID vaccines.
'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.
Pediatricians See Child Vaccinations Drop As Parents Fear CoronavirusPediatricians are concerned about a possible side effect of the coronavirus: falling numbers of children receiving vaccines for other diseases.
Health Officials: Bishop Lynch High School Student May Have Died From The FluReese Termulo is being remembered as a leader and a star student, but those who knew her say what really stood is was her heart.
US Measles Cases Hit Highest Mark In 25 YearsThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 695 cases had been reported in 22 states this year as of Wednesday afternoon.
NYC Orders Mandatory Vaccines For Some Amid Measles OutbreakNew York City declared a public health emergency Tuesday over a measles outbreak and ordered mandatory vaccinations in one neighborhood for people who may have been exposed to the virus.
Anti-Vaxxers Use Holocaust-Era Symbol To Promote Their AgendaA new report from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) says anti-vaccination activists are using the yellow Star of David that Nazis forced Jews to wear during World War II to promote their cause.
Health Officials: If You Shopped At Kroger In Prosper, 'Monitor Yourself For Measles' Symptoms'Collin County Health Care Services has issued a health alert after a second confirmed case of measles there.
Texas Confirms 10 Measles Cases For 2019The Texas Department of State Health Services is now reporting 10 measles cases in the state in 2019, one more than Texas saw all of last year.
Denton County Public Health Confirms One Measles CaseDenton County Public Health (DCPH) has confirmed one measles case in Denton County. DCPH is identifying and contacting individuals who may have been exposed. At this time, this case has not been linked to any other measles cases.
Even When Just 20 Percent Effective, Flu Vaccine Saves LivesEach winter, many people wonder if its worth getting a flu shot, while health officials repeatedly warn against not getting one. Now, a new study sheds light on the benefit of doing so.