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As the coronavirus spreads in detention centers, a federal judge ordered the release of migrant children held for more than 20 days at three family detention centers in Texas and Pennsylvania, the … more
As COVID-19 hospitalizations and positivity rates in Texas continue a dramatic rise, Tex. Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order Friday to re-close bars, rafting and tubing businesses and put … more
Amid reports of 97% capacity in Houston-area hospitals, their CEOs addressed the concern of ICU bed capacity for COVID-19 treatment during a virtual June 25press conference. CEOs from Houston … more
Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday morning that he will pause any further phases of reopening Texas and that he is once again putting a stop to elective surgeries to preserve bed space for … more
Visitors from Texas will soon have to quarantine for 14 days if they travel to New York, New Jersey or Connecticut, according to the three states’ governors, who also took aim Wednesday at … more
Seven weeks after Gov. Greg Abbott began allowing businesses to reopen, Texas exceeded another one of the his key metrics Wednesday when the seven-day average positivity rate passed 10%, a level that … more
The Waller County Commissioners Court tabled a land plan due to a missing agreement and Judge Trey Duhon gave COVID-19 updates during the court’s June 24 meeting. The court decided to table … more
Gov. Greg Abbott directed a state health agency Tuesday to enact new safety standards for child care centers during the coronavirus — more than a week after prior rules for the centers were … more
As the number of patients hospitalized with the coronavirus has reached record highs 12 days in a row, Gov. Greg Abbott and other health officials have stressed that the state has … more
Fort Bend County Judge KP George held a press conference at 5 p.m. Tuesday evening to announce the issuance of an executive order requiring businesses to enforce a mask policy throughout the county, … more
As the second wave of COVID-19 is seen across the state of Texas, here is a list of available COVID-19 testing sites in the Katy-area. Walmart is opening five new COVID-19 testing sites in the … more
As Texas' coronavirus cases and hospitalizations continue to break records for a second straight week, leaders and health experts in the largest cities are warning that the state is heading down a … more
Fort Bend County Judge KP George announced a survey via Facebook requesting county residents to complete a survey to express what they would like the county to do regarding COVID-19 safety measures … more
During shutdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Texans have been able to purchase alcoholic beverages to go from restaurants, including liquor. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott wants to make the change … more
On June 17, 2020, first responders in the Katy area held a parade in their vehicles for health care workers at the Texas Children’s Hospital. Vehicles such as fire trucks, ambulances, … more
Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced in a late-afternoon press conference that she has issued an executive order requiring masks to be worn inside businesses in the county. Hidalgo said the … more
Texas students will be returning to public schools in person this fall, Gov. Greg Abbott told state lawmakers Thursday morning. The state's top education officials confirmed the plans in a … more
The reopening of the Texas economy has sparked a second wave of COVID-19 across the state, prompting county officials to respond. According to the Texas Department of Health Services, 89,108 cases … more
The 70-day Texas 4000 for Cancer bike ride has gone virtual this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Local athlete and University of Texas at Austin student Clara Souza is participating in the virtual … more
The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents unanimously approved the creation of a $100 million scholarship fund Monday to help the system's 11 universities address "diversity issues," as … more
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