Once Texas' 'Most Important Tool' Against COVID-19, State Abandons Contact TracingThe new state budget, which took effect September 1, prohibits the use of state funds “for the purpose of contact tracing of COVID-19.”
Tarrant County Using Automated Systems To Speed Up COVID-19 Contact TracingTracing teams in Tarrant County are trying to address cases for those who became sick within the past six days.
After Working 8+ Months Straight Texas Doctor Pleads "Do The Basic Things" & Avoid COVID-19 InfectionThe picture captured just a fraction of the heartache experienced by medical staff and patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, now a Texas doctor is talking about the isolation of his elderly patients and asking, in fact pleading, with people to "do the basic things" to avoid infection.
Some Tarrant County Residents With COVID-19 Tell Contact Tracers They Had Attended Cowboys Home GamesAt least eight Tarrant County residents who tested positive for COVID-19 told contact tracers they had attended Dallas Cowboys home games within the last month and a half, health officials said Wednesday.
Cowboys Cancel Upcoming Practice After Steelers Player Tests Positive For COVID-19In response, Dallas Cowboys announced they have cancelled their Wednesday practice session.
Carroll Versus Denton Guyer Football Game Cancelled Due To Player's Positive Coronavirus TestTarrant County Public Health has been notified and contact tracing has been completed, Carroll iSD said.
Tarrant County Launches Online Coronavirus Self-Reporting Tool For Residents“We’re not here to make anybody’s life harder,” said Tarrant County Public Health Director Vinny Taneja. “Our goal is to make sure the spread of illness is stopped.”
3 At Frisco High School Test Positive For CoronavirusThe school district said it immediately began contact tracing and notified everyone who came into close contact with those who tested positive.
5 Republican State Lawmakers Sue Gov. Abbott Over Coronavirus Tracing ContractThe lawsuit was filed by State Reps. Mike Lang, Kyle Biederman, Bill Zedler, Steve Toth and State Sen. Bob Hall.
Relatively Unknown Frisco Tech Company Gets Nearly $300M From Texas For Coronavirus Contact TracingTexas health officials are betting big on a small Frisco company, MTX Group, to keep the coronavirus from spreading.
Health Expert: Contact Tracing No Longer Possible Across US South Due To Rapid Coronavirus SurgesAlong with 1,214 new cases, Dallas County reported a 16% increase in new hospitalizations Monday.
New Coronavirus Contact Tracing System Launched In Dallas County"It's very difficult to keep up with numbers, but this is a tool that is helping us to accomplish this."
Tarrant County Coronavirus Contact Tracers Urging Residents To Answer Their Phones“What usually happens, is we go to voicemail. The modern telemarketing and spamming that goes on, it hurts us,” said Russ Jones of Tarrant County Public Health.