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If a COVID-19 vaccine is ready next month, Texas health officials predict it won’t be widely available to Texans until at least July. Under the state’s vaccine distribution plan, … more
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
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
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
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
Typhoon Texas will be reopening Friday, May 29 at 10:30 a.m. for its 2020 summer season. In line with Governor Greg Abbott’s capacity limits. the waterpark will be implementing several changes … more
Nursing homes, jails and prisons have become well-known locations for coronavirus outbreaks, but Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner has identified another major hotspot for COVID-19 cases in his city: … more
A call center run by the University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School gets a notification every time its nurse triage team calls a patient with the bad news that they’ve tested positive … 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
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
Gov. Greg Abbott unveiled an executive order Thursday requiring visitors flying to Texas from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and New Orleans to self-quarantine for 14 days during the coronavirus … more
After being asked by public officials to practice social distancing as much as possible for an unknown amount of time, it’s understandable if we get a bit frustrated about not being able to … more
Less than 24 hours after Fort Bend County announced its first “presumptive positive” case of Novel Coronavirus, Harris County officials have announced three more cases. Two of the new … more
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