Vaccinations are lower than health professionals hoped: about 60% for pre-teens and teenagers and only about half of that at 30% for kids 5-11. The concern is we could experience a fall and winter wave of COVID-19 cases.
Roughly 1,100 doses of the latest COVID-19 booster shots have been delivered to 114 pharmacies in Tarrant County: 600 Pfizer and 500 Moderna. Tarrant County’s vaccine finder website lists daily clinics run by public health as well as dozens of additional vaccination locations.
After a continuous decline in case numbers and hospitalizations, the CDC has lowered Dallas County’s COVID-19 alert level to green.
The hospital’s positivity rate has spiked from 20% one week ago to 30%. It says kids are driving the increase. In addition to kids going back to school, doctors say low vaccination rates are to blame.
The hope is that the modified boosters will slow another surge this winter.
While it might have seemed like a good idea to stockpile those free at-home tests, many are likely now expired. But you may still be able to use them — here’s how to check.
The FDA is taking a gamble with a fast-tracked approval of the updated shot, hoping to beat out any more virus mutations before the fall and winter surge hits.
A spike in kids seeking COVID-19 tests at the Cook Children's Medical Center ER is putting a strain on the hospital's resources. It's asking parents to stay home instead.
The U.S. is averaging nearly 89,000 new COVID cases, 5,300 new hospitalizations and 392 deaths daily.
Novak Djokovic will not play in the U.S. Open because he is not vaccinated against COVID-19 and thus is not allowed to travel to the United States.
The first lady tested positive for COVID-19 Tuesday, while the Bidens were vacationing in South Carolina.
Texas has added more jobs this year than any year since 1990. But the types of jobs people are attracted to post-pandemic appear to be changing.
White House COVID response coordinator Ashish Ja says government agencies weren't designed to manage a crisis like the COVID pandemic
The agency has long been criticized as too ponderous, focusing on collection and analysis of data but not acting quickly against new health threats.
More than half of people who were likely infected with the COVID-19 Omicron variant last fall didn’t know they had the virus, which could be why it spread so fast, a new study finds.
In a release Friday, the cruise line said they're making it easier for more guests to sail with simplified vaccination and testing guidelines, including no testing for vaccinated guests on sailings less than 16 nights, and eliminating the exemption requests process for unvaccinated guests.
The Texas health commissioner addressed the state's latest public health priorities as they continue to deal with COVID-19 and the rise in monkeypox cases.
The nation's top public health agency on Thursday relaxed its COVID-19 guidelines, dropping the recommendation that Americans quarantine themselves if they come into close contact with an infected person.
Jazmin Kirkland is looking forward to being back at home to simply watch her 2, 7, and 10-year-olds grow and play. She has spent the past year hospitalized because of COVID-19.
“I’m feeling great,” Biden said before boarding Marine One outside the White House.