Flu is out there
Many of you may not know Tarrant County Public Health maintains year-round influenza surveillance. But with flu season upon us, these next few months are the ones to watch.
Jan 10 - Tarrant County Public Health received three influenza-associated death reports late Tuesday evening, marking the first voluntarily reported adult flu-related deaths of this flu season in Tarrant County.
Nov 30 - Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) issued a health alert today to area health care providers in response to a rise in local flea-borne typhus cases. It asks them to consider a diagnosis for people with fever and at least one other symptom of the disease.
Oct 20 - Tarrant County Public Health has confirmed West Nile Virus in two samples collected in unincorporated Northwest Tarrant County. Ground spraying in these locations will take place Saturday, October 21.