Checkup Newsroom (Donald Murphey)

2016
February
11,
2016
| 11:35 PM America/Chicago
"Hookup websites” make it easier than ever before to meet total strangers. These apps allow people to find each other in their area who are looking for sex. The problem is these apps simply aren’t for children under any circumstance and can lead t...
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2014
December
04,
2014
| 11:18 PM America/Chicago
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a statement on Dec. 3, 2014, that left some wondering if they even need a flu shot this year.The short answer is yes because your child is still more protected than without one.Donald Murp...
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August
22,
2014
| 05:28 PM America/Chicago
The first case of chikungunya, a viral disease that can cause fever and severe joint pain and is spread to people by mosquitoes, has been reported in Tarrant County. Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) confirmed the first imported case of chikungunya...
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July
23,
2014
| 08:33 PM America/Chicago
Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) has confirmed a Northeast Tarrant County resident has tested positive for measles after traveling outside of the state.Measles is highly contagious and can easily spread by simply breathing, coughing, sneezing or c...
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