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CVS Set To Double Number Of COVID-19 Testing Locations, Adding Dozens Of Sites In TexasCVS Health has plans to add more than 2,000 new COVID-19 drive-thru test sites at CVS Pharmacy locations in Texas and across the country.
Custodial Management Companies Fight COVID-19 In North Texas SchoolsAs North Texas students begin in-person and on-campus learning, many parents are concerned about what cleaning measures schools will be taking to keep their children safe.
COVID-19 Vaccine Expected By End Of The Year - But Not For EveryoneA COVID-19 vaccine could be available by November, but not for everyone, said CDC director Robert Redfield while testifying in front of a U.S. Senate subcommittee.
How Does Coronavirus Spread? When Will A Vaccine Be Available? Your COVID-19 Questions, AnsweredFind answers to some of your questions about the coronavirus — as the world continues to face it, fight it, and understand it.
Cancer Society: Child HPV Vaccination Rates Drop During COVID-19 PandemicAs parents around the country cancel well-checkups for their children to avoid potential coronavirus exposure, public health experts fear they may be inadvertently sowing seeds that could result in another health crisis.
Dallas County Opening Quarantine Housing For Confirmed COVID-19 Patients Who Can't Go HomeDallas County Health and Human Services is opening a quarantine housing center for residents confirmed with COVID-19 who would put others at risk if they go home.
Apple, Google Building Exposure Notification System, Putting Virus-Tracing Technology Directly Into PhonesIn an effort to get more states to adopt their phone-based approach for tracing and curbing the spread of the coronavirus Apple and Google are both building more of the necessary technology directly into phone software.
Peaches Sold At Walmart, Kroger & Target Part Of Recall Over Possible Salmonella ContaminationThe CDC has expanded a peach recall to include loose peaches and peach products after 78 people were sickened in 12 states by salmonella poisoning.
'Maskne' Becoming Common Complaint With Face Mask Requirements In Place"Maskne" is a collection of skin disorders caused by irritation from a mask. And now it’s affecting more than football players and frontline workers.
Pharmacists In Texas & Every Other U.S. State Can Now Give Childhood VaccinationsPharmacists in all 50 states are now allowed to give childhood vaccinations under a new directive aimed at preventing future outbreaks of measles and other preventable diseases.
Study Says COVID-19 Symptoms Often Appear In This OrderResearchers at the University of Southern California say they've found that the symptoms of COVID-19 tend to appear in a specific order.
Texas Works To Clear Backlog Of Half A Million Previously Unreported COVID-19 TestsThe Texas Department of State Health Services says it is working to clear a backlog of cases that went unreported due to what it calls 'formatting and coding' issues.