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Two vaccines from manufacturers Pfizer and Moderna may be approved for use in the U.S. in the next few weeks. That fact, combined with discussion about the rising number of cases of the COVID-19 … more
The Texas Medical Center Orchestra has been chosen as a finalist for two awards, The American Prize in community orchestra division and the Ernst Bacon Memorial Award for performance of American … more
Across Greater Houston, including the Katy area, the Texas Department of State Health Services reported a total of 40,903 cases of COVID-19 since March 4, when the department began tracking data. Of … more
HOUSTON — At Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital on Sunday, the medical staff ran out of both space for new coronavirus patients and a key drug needed to treat them. With no open beds at the public … 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
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 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
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
Students enrolled in Wharton County Junior College's Emergency Medical Services program are currently assisting with COVID-19 screenings at the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds. Outfitted in Personal … more
Fort Bend County Judge KP George announced during Tuesday’s Fort Bend County Commissioners Court meeting that testing at Fort Bend County’s COVID-19 test site was being opened to all … 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
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
At one Manhattan hospital, the deadly new coronavirus has sickened half the intensive-care staff. In Italy, it has already killed dozens of doctors. The deadly viral outbreak has not yet reached … more
OakBend Medical Center in Richmond’s Director of Public Relations Linda Drummond has issued a statement with revised visitation policies that go into effect March 27. The new policy limits the … more
OakBend Medical Center is now providing testing for COVID-19. In a Wednesday evening press release, Fort Bend County Judge KP George and Fort Bend County Health Authority Dr. Jacquelyn Minter … more
A newly-released study from Northwell Health shows what Katy residents may already know – the mental health effects of Hurricane Harvey are significant and ongoing. Mental health issues for … more
The American Cancer Society has reported a decrease in cancer deaths in the U.S. of about 2.2% from 2016 to 2017 – the largest decrease in cancer mortality since statistics for cancer deaths … more
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