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  • Flu Deaths In Comanche County

    Flu Deaths In Comanche County

    The Oklahoma State Department of Health said four people have died in Comanche County because of the flu. 
    The Oklahoma State Department of Health said four people have died in Comanche County because of the flu. 
  • Flu Activity

    Flu Activity

    Flu activity changes on a weekly basis.  Find out how this flu season is progressing.
    Flu activity changes on a weekly basis.  Find out how this flu season is progressing.
  • Flu: Breaking Down the Basics

    Flu: Breaking Down the Basics

    According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, influenza, also known commonly as the flu, is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses.
    According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, influenza, also known commonly as the flu, is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses.
  • Get Vaccinated: What Are Your Options

    Get Vaccinated: What Are Your Options

    According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention the single best way to prevent the flu is to get a flu vaccine each season. There are several flu vaccine options for the 2013-2014 flu season.
    According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention the single best way to prevent the flu is to get a flu vaccine each season. There are several flu vaccine options for the 2013-2014 flu season.
  • When To Get Vaccinated

    When To Get Vaccinated

    According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, yearly flu vaccination should begin soon after they become available. 
    According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, yearly flu vaccination should begin soon after they become available. 
  • Who Should Get Vaccinated

    Who Should Get Vaccinated

    According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, everyone who is at least 6 months old should get a flu vaccine this season. 
    According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, everyone who is at least 6 months old should get a flu vaccine this season. 
  • Who Shouldn’t Get Vaccinated

    Who Shouldn’t Get Vaccinated

    According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, the influenza vaccine is not approved for children younger than six months old.
    According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, the influenza vaccine is not approved for children younger than six months old.
  • Three Actions To Fight The Flu

    Three Actions To Fight The Flu

    The flu is a serious contagious disease that can lead to hospitalization and even death. The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention urges you to take the following actions to protect yourself and others.
    The flu is a serious contagious disease that can lead to hospitalization and even death. The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention urges you to take the following actions to protect yourself and others.
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  • Flu Death In Wichita County

    Flu Death In Wichita County

    A 45-year-old man from Wichita County has died from complications related to the flu. 
    A 45-year-old man from Wichita County has died from complications related to the flu. 
  • United Regional Flu Advice

    United Regional Flu Advice

    Winter typically brings an increase in seasonal health conditions, including upper respiratory illnesses such as pneumonia, bronchitis, as well as the flu. 
    Winter typically brings an increase in seasonal health conditions, including upper respiratory illnesses such as pneumonia, bronchitis, as well as the flu. 
  • Flying Flu Free

    Flying Flu Free

    It’s the peak of flu season and Sheppard Air Force Base is taking a number of precautions to keep the airmen and residents on base safe.
    It’s the peak of flu season and Sheppard Air Force Base is taking a number of precautions to keep the airmen and residents on base safe.
  • Stop Spreading the Flu

    Stop Spreading the Flu

    An influenza-like illness has been running rampant in Texas, Which has the Wichita Falls-Wichita County Health district on high alert.
    An influenza-like illness has been running rampant in Texas, Which has the Wichita Falls-Wichita County Health district on high alert.
  • Affluenza Debate: Is it really an illness?

    Affluenza Debate: Is it really an illness?

    Texomans give thoughts on controversial DUI case and now debated term "affluenza." 
    Texomans give thoughts on controversial DUI case and now debated term "affluenza." 
  • Flu Frequency

    Flu Frequency

    Flu Frequency

    Influenza numbers continue to rise at both the national, regional and state level. According to the Texas Department of State Health Services the most recent weekly report shows the level of influenza is "high". 
    Influenza numbers continue to rise at both the national, regional and state level. According to the Texas Department of State Health Services the most recent weekly report shows the level of influenza is "high". 
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  • Judge blocks Trump threat to withhold 'sanctuary city' funds

    Judge blocks Trump threat to withhold 'sanctuary city' funds

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 8:17 PM EDT2017-04-26 00:17:29 GMT
    Tuesday, April 25 2017 8:17 PM EDT2017-04-26 00:17:29 GMT
    A federal judge on Tuesday blocked a Trump administration order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.. (Source: Raycom Media)A federal judge on Tuesday blocked a Trump administration order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.. (Source: Raycom Media)

    A federal judge in San Francisco has blocked a Trump administration order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.

    A federal judge in San Francisco has blocked a Trump administration order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.

  • Chipotle reports hack in payment system

    Chipotle reports hack in payment system

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 6:47 PM EDT2017-04-25 22:47:54 GMT
    Tuesday, April 25 2017 8:14 PM EDT2017-04-26 00:14:22 GMT

    Chipotle announced Tuesday that its its payment network system has been hacked. The Denver-based burrito chain is investigating with the help of cyber security firms and law enforcement.

    Chipotle announced Tuesday that its its payment network system has been hacked. The Denver-based burrito chain is investigating with the help of cyber security firms and law enforcement.

  • Nurse speaks out after helping victims in deadly wreck

    Nurse speaks out after helping victims in deadly wreck

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 7:42 PM EDT2017-04-25 23:42:11 GMT
    Wreck On KempWreck On Kemp

    A Wichita Falls nurse did her best to help an elderly couple involved in a serious car accident that one person died from.

    A Wichita Falls nurse did her best to help an elderly couple involved in a serious car accident that one person died from.

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