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As the COVID-19 pandemic drags into the late summer months, many aspects of daily life have had to be modified for a new lifestyle that demands less interaction and more hygienic precautions. Places … more
Three weeks after Gov. Greg Abbott required Texans to wear masks, epidemiologists and disease modelers say they are cautiously optimistic that the mandate is helping the state turn a corner in its … more
Thousands of Texas prisoners are stuck in limbo during the public health disaster, approved for parole yet still sitting inside disease-prone lockups as the coronavirus rages across the state.Many … more
Katy ISD has unveiled its Fall 2020 back to school program in line with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s direction to reopen school districts for in-person or virtual instruction during the COVID-19 … more
Harris and Fort Bend counties have both extended their relevant mask orders for businesses to require all staff and visitors to their establishments wear face masks to help stop the spread of … 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
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
The Waller County Commissioners Court opened proposals for engineering help ahead of applications for state flood funding, discussed road and bridge equipment needs for the 2020 and 2021 budgets, and … more
Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday announced his next wave of reopenings designed to restart the Texas economy during the coronavirus pandemic, saying child care facilities can reopen immediately, bars can … more
More than 700 new coronavirus cases were reported in the Amarillo region Saturday, as results from targeted testing at meatpacking plants came in. According to the office of the governor, a surge … more
As businesses begin to open, advertisers have told Katy Times staff they are uncertain how they can afford advertising after being forced to close for several weeks. In response, Katy Times has set … more
The number of Texans filing for unemployment went back up last week, after a dip in the number of claims the previous week. Last week, 280,406 Texans successfully filed unemployment claims. That … more
One of the commons statements issued by officials from the city to the federal level is that those with underlying conditions such as Diabetes are at higher risks of complications if they contract … more
State parks are reopening Monday State parks reopening are the first phase of Greg Abbott's plans to restart the Texas economy [6 a.m.] Most Texas' state parks are reopening Monday, almost two … more
Gov. Greg Abbott announced Friday that public and private school classrooms will remain closed for the remainder of the school year to avoid quickening the spread of COVID-19. The decision, made … 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
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
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
Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo has amended the county’s Stay Home, Work Safe order which was originally issued March 24 to clarify items related to religious services, essential workers and … more
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