Texas U.S. Attorneys Announce $18 Million In Domestic Violence FundingAccording to the CDC, roughly 1 in 6 homicide victims are killed by an intimate partner. And Texas accounts for 10% of the nation’s domestic violence homicides.
Texas Making Plans To Distribute Coronavirus VaccineA Department of State Health Services spokesperson said the agency is working with the Centers for Disease Control, which has warned a vaccine could be available soon.
Texas Could Mandate A COVID-19 Vaccine But It’s More Likely Your Employer WillAccording to the Congressional Research Service, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that states have the “authority to require mandatory vaccinations.”
New CDC Study Says 25% Of Young People Have Considered Suicide During Pandemic, There Is Help In North Texas“Right here in Texas, we know that suicide is the third leading cause of death for even kiddos as young as 10 to 14,” said Kristi Wiley, program director for the Jordan Elizabeth Harris Foundation.
Texas Reports 7,282 New Coronavirus Cases, 216 More DeathsThis week Texas reached 10,000 virus deaths, joining New York, New Jersey and California as the only states to reach that grim milestone.
Red Onions Linked To Salmonella Outbreak That Has Sickened Hundreds In US, Including TexasA multistate outbreak of salmonella poisoning that has sickened almost 400 people in 31 states has been traced back to red onions, federal health officials said.
COVID-19 Positive? Don't Pet Your Fur Babies, Isolate From Them InsteadSocial distancing applies to pets as well as humans in households with positive cases of COVID-19, according to research by Texas A&M AgriLife.
"Our Hospitals Look Like War Zones": Texas Battling Influx Of COVID-19 CasesWhile cities like Dallas and Houston are seeing a decrease in COVID-19 positive cases and hospitalizations, virus-related deaths in Texas are up 33% over the last 10 days.
2 Texas Counties Slammed By Coronavirus Surge Bring In Refrigerated Trucks As Morgues OverfillTwo counties in Texas -- Cameron and Hidalgo -- are sharing a large refrigerated trailer to store bodies of coronavirus patients because of a lack of space at the morgues.
COVID-19 Deaths Hit New High In Texas As Governor Abbott Urges The Use Of Face MasksTwo weeks after Republican Governor Greg Abbott ordered most of the state's 30 million residents to wear masks, Texas is still scrambling to contain one of the biggest coronavirus surges in the U.S.
Learn About The Coronavirus Risks To School Age ChildrenWhen it comes to schools reopening and COVID-19, some parents are eager to get back to some sort of normalcy, while others are fearful their children might get exposed to infections.
Despite Pandemic, Doctors Urge Patients To Keep Getting Regular CheckupsRecently, Medicare sent out an alert urging patients to get routine care for chronic ailments such as diabetes and blood pressure.
4 Juveniles, 3 Staff Test Positive For COVID-19 In Detention FacilityCollin County’s Juvenile Probation department received notice that four juveniles and three of its detention officers have tested positive for COVID-19 in recent days.
Change Of Plans: Perot Museum Pauses Reopening Amid COVID-19 SpikePointing to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in Dallas County, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science has decided to pause plans to reopen in early July.
As COVID-19 Numbers Surge, Health Workers Scramble To Track New CasesHealth departments in Texas and across the country that are using contact tracers to contain coronavirus outbreaks are scrambling to bolster their ranks amid a surge of cases.