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North Texas Experts Say To Expect More Severe Spring Allergy Season Than UsualSpring allergy season in North Texas is here, and it may be more severe than in previous years.
COVID-19 Vaccination Sites In Tarrant County Getting A Boost From Temporary WorkersFront-line workers in Fort Worth are getting help at COVID-19 vaccination sites. More than 130 temporary employees have been added to 'increase efficiency' at two locations.
Researchers Seeing Rising Obesity Rates In Children During PandemicResearchers are finding yet another side effect of the pandemic: rising obesity rates in children.
Texas Businesswoman Transforms Young Cancer Patients Into SuperheroesA businesswoman who had created "brobes" — a robe to help her friend recover from breast cancer — is now expanding to help children recovering from cancer at Texas hospitals.
Texas Gov. Abbott Bans State Agencies From Requiring Vaccine PassportsOn April 6, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order prohibiting state agencies or political subdivisions from creating COVID-19 passports.
Suicide New Leading Cause Of Traumatic Death For Young Patients At One North Texas HospitalSuicide surpassed car wrecks and child abuse as the leading cause of traumatic death in 2020 at Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth.
CDC: Nearly 29% Of All Texans Have Had At Least One Coronavirus Vaccine DoseOfficials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say nearly 29% of the population in Texas has received at least one dose of the vaccination for COVID-19.
Some Businesses Want Customers To Wear Masks, Even As Texas & Other States Drop MandatesTexas’ statewide mask mandate ended on March 10 and although the state no longer requires people to wear face coverings to protect against COVID-19, customers do need them when entering some businesses.
'Broadband Access Is No Longer A Luxury': Gov. Greg Abbott Calls On Legislature To Get All Texans AccessDuring his State of the State address in February, the Governor named broadband access as an emergency item for the 87th legislative session.
DEA Educating Police, Schools, Community After Texas Teens Die After Taking Counterfeit Pills With FentanylThe Drug Enforcement Administration’s Dallas field office met with local law enforcement, school districts, and hospitals to discuss the growing impact of fentanyl on students and communities in North Texas.
Mavs' Luka Doncic Donates 100 Pairs Of Air Jordan Shoes To North Texas Healthcare StaffThis season's leading scorer for the Dallas Mavericks made a slam dunk this week when he made a donation to help local healthcare workers put their best foot forward.
Fort Worth's Stop Six Neighborhood Gets Permanent COVID Vaccination SiteThe Stop Six neighborhood in Fort Worth now has a permanent COVID vaccination site. Tuesday was opening day, and the goal was simple—get shots in arms.