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Tarrant County Influenza Surveillance
 

Seasonal influenza is responsible for approximately 200,000 hospitalizations and thousands of deaths annually in the United States.  In addition to seasonal influenza, other viruses which circulate as well as the emergence of a novel influenza virus are of concern.  The emergence of a novel influenza virus possesses the potential for significant impacts on schools, businesses, and healthcare facilities.  Responding to these concerns requires strong partnerships between public health, healthcare, and community organizations.

Tarrant County Public Health has developed a respiratory virus surveillance initiative with enhanced laboratory technology which emphasizes the year-round detection of influenza and other significant sources of respiratory disease.  Specimens collected by this surveillance program are tested for:

 Influenza A H1, A H3, and B            Adenovirus

 Respiratory Syncytial virus (RSV)     Human Metapneumovirus

 Parainfluenza (types 1, 2, and 3)      Rhinovirus         

Weekly Surveillance Summary (week ending)

Influenza Season 2013-2014

General items

 

Business and University Forms

Hospital, Physician, and Clinic Forms

Independent School District Forms

Long Term Care Facility Forms

 
Archived Influenza Surveillance Reports
 
For more information contact:
 

Kristin McElroy, MPH
Influenza Surveillance Specialist

1101 S. Main St.

Fort Worth, TX 76104

Phone: (817) 321-5321

Fax: (817) 850-8921

E-mail: kdmcelroy@tarrantcounty.com





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