CDC Expands Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement To All Air Passengers Entering The USWith the country already in surge status, the testing requirement for air passengers will help slow the spread of the virus
State Of Texas Activates Federal COVID-19 Vaccination Program For Long-Term Care Staff, ResidentsThe program is free of charge to facilities and sends staff and Pfizer vaccines from partnering Walgreens and CVS locations to vaccinate residents and staff who volunteer to participate.
CDC Says Face Masks Can Protect Wearers — Not Just OthersWearing a face mask doesn't just protect other people from potentially getting infected with the coronavirus, it protects you too, according to updated guidance from the CDC.
CDC Recommends Staying Put For Thanksgiving During Pandemic“We need to change the rules for this one year, maybe two years,” said Dr. David Winter, an internal medicine physician at Baylor Scott & White Health.
Health Officials Worry Nation Not Ready For COVID-19 VaccineThe U.S. has committed more than $10 billion to develop new coronavirus vaccines but hasn't allocated money specifically for distributing and administering vaccines.
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.
CDC Recommending No Events, Gatherings Of 50 Or More People For 8 WeeksThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now recommending that any events or mass gatherings of 50 or more people should be canceled or postponed for the next eight weeks.
Tarrant County Public Health A Week Or 2 Away From COVID-19 TestingIf a potential patient was identified by a local healthcare provider, they would rely on a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lab to do the testing.
CDC: E. Coli Illnesses Linked To Clover Sprouts At Some Jimmy John's Restaurants, Including In TexasThe CDC says at least 14 people have gotten sick with E. coli, including someone in Texas, after eating clover sprouts from the chain.
US Life Expectancy Increases For First Time In 4 Years As Drug Overdose, Cancer Deaths DeclineLife expectancy in the U.S. has gone up for the first time in four years as the number of fatal drug overdoses and six of the 10 leading causes of death declined, according to two new government reports.
DFW Airport To Begin Screening Passengers Arriving From China For CoronavirusDFW Airport has joined a growing list of U.S. airports that will begin screening passengers from China for coronavirus, an illness that's infected thousands in the country of origin.
DCHHS Reports 82-Year-Old Resident Is 6th Flu Death Of 2019-2020 SeasonDallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has reported the sixth flu-related death in Dallas County for the 2019-2020 season.