Keyword: Lina Hidalgo
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In response to a growing number of COVID-19 cases, Harris County Commissioners Court agreed to purchase up to 65,000 rapid antigen COVID-19 test kits for $1.8 million. more
Texas officials from three of the four counties whose 2020 elections are being audited by the secretary of state’s office said Friday the development is an unnecessary partisan move aimed at … more
Officials in Fort Bend, Harris and Waller counties as well as at the state level are urging the community to exercise extra caution as data shows the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant spreading rapidly across … more
Despite bearing the brunt of the damage from Hurricane Harvey in 2017, Harris County and Houston were awarded $0 of the $1 billion in a first round of federal relief funding related to the storm, … more
County Judges Lina Hidalgo, Trey Duhon and KP George of Harris, Waller and Fort Bend counties, respectively, presented at the Katy Area Chamber of Commerce’s State of the Counties event on … more
Fort Bend and Harris counties’ judges have extended their local orders requiring all businesses and commercial entities to have all employees and visitors wear face coverings while visiting … 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
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
A Houston-area doctor who is also a conservative political activist is suing to block Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo's recent order requiring residents over 10 years old to wear face masks in … more
Harris County Public Health has announced a redesign of its online COVID-19 prescreening tool which went live this morning. The announcement refers those looking for a test to visit … more
Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced at a press conference today that starting April 27, people will need to wear face masks when out in public in Harris County per an order she is issuing. … more
Katy area law enforcement agencies say they have not seen a great deal of activity when it comes to residents and businesses violating the stay home orders in effect in Harris, Fort Bend and Waller … 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
It’s the first of the month, which means that for millions of Texans, the rent is due. But much has changed since a month ago. Thousands of people have lost their jobs as the COVID-19 … more
In a March 31 press conference, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo said she was extending the county’s “Stay Home, Work Safe” order to April 30 and would be issuing an order that day … more
Harris County reported that an inmate has tested positive for COVID-19 Sunday. The prisoner was arrested March 17 and is one of about 30 inmates that are exhibiting symptoms of the Novel … more
In a 3 p.m. press conference Thursday, the United Way of Greater Houston and the Greater Houston Community Foundation announced the Greater Houston COVID-19 Recovery Fund, a financial fund begun to … more
The Harris County Commissioners Court authorized the extension of the county’s declaration of a public health emergency by County Judge Lina Hidalgo from an April 3 expiration to an April 29 … more
Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced a stay at home order for all of Harris County Tuesday morning as part of the county’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The order is set to go … more
Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced Monday morning that Harris County has opened two testing centers in the county in addition to one already in operation by the city of Houston and launched a … more
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