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The number of Texas families that applied for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program doubled in March compared with the same period last year, as thousands of Texans lost their jobs and … more
Katy has once again postponed the hiring of its own health authority at its regularly-scheduled April 13 meeting which puts it in the default position of relying on Harris County Health Authority Dr. … more
Gov. Greg Abbott said Monday that reopening the Texas economy will be a "slow process" guided by public health concerns as he continued to preview a forthcoming executive order that will detail his … more
OakBend Medical Group has been operating a COVID-19 testing site out of its hospital in Richmond, and announced Monday morning in a press release that it will be opening an additional location in … more
Colburn McClelland is getting a lot of exercise these days as he races back and forth between his two businesses at Tiger Square in Old Town Katy – Crown Pizza and Willy Burger. McClelland has … more
Tex. Governor Greg Abbott has extended his disaster declaration his office announced Easter Sunday. The declaration was initially issued March 13 and Chapter 418.014 of the Texas Government Code … more
With no vaccine for COVID-19 expected for months and cases increasing daily, doctors in Texas and around the country are experimenting with a new treatment based on an old technique — but they … more
Christians throughout Katy will be celebrating Easter this Sunday in what is a historic situation with emergency orders in place in Harris, Waller and Fort Bend counties. Most churches in the Katy … more
April 9, 2020 - More than 160 of the state's 1,222 nursing homes, or about 13%, have at least one case of the new coronavirus, state officials said Thursday. And 38 nursing home residents and staff … more
In a unanimous vote, the Katy City Council postponed a vote on the hiring of a physician to act as the city’s local health authority during a special Thursday meeting. Currently, without its … more
After taking her husband Matt Reed to the Memorial Hermann Katy hospital April 1 for inpatient care for COVID-19, Barbara Reed didn’t know when she would be able to see her husband next, let … more
Gov. Greg Abbott’s order restricting the release of some jail inmates during the new coronavirus pandemic is facing a second court challenge arguing his order violates the constitutional … more
Across the state, demand for assistance from food banks is off the charts as thousands of Texans who are suddenly out of work because of the coronavirus pandemic are visiting their local nonprofits … more
In an effort to help our readers better understand hospitals’ perspectives on the COVID-19 pandemic, “Katy Times” posed the questions below to Heath Rushing, With nearly 20 years of … more
During a special meeting held April 6 at 3 p.m., the Katy City Council voted to extend the city’s emergency declaration to match the state’s declaration of a health emergency associated … more
Houston Methodist, a part of the Houston Medical Center, has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration to test a new therapy hoped to help treat patients suffering from COVID-19, a … more
Rebecca Mae had been feeling sick for days when she was sent home from her job as a San Antonio respiratory therapist, and told not to return until she tested negative for the novel … more
This is usually one of the busiest times of year at Stephen F. Austin State Park. Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, it is even busier than normal. Park Superintendent Martha Martinez said that … more
On San Antonio’s East Side, if Pastor Shetigho Nakpodia wants to tend to her flock, she has no choice but to go to them. Much of what she does involves delivering food and serving meals to … more
When Gov. Greg Abbott told Texans this week to restrict their social interactions except for essential activities, he made his thinking clear: He didn't consider his latest executive order a … more
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