Commissioners Make Changes To Dallas County Face Covering Mandate During Emergency MeetingDallas County Commissioners called an emergency meeting Friday morning to discuss/debate a new order requiring people to wear facial coverings or masks when out in most public areas.
Harris County, Which Includes City Of Houston, Issues 'Stay At Home' OrderJust as leaders in Tarrant County announced a 'stay home, work safe' order for Fort Worth, Arlington and surrounding cities, Houston-area leaders also ordered residents to stay home to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Your Phone Could Be Harboring Coronavirus - Here's How To Clean ItWhile the world has been constantly reminded to wash their hands, the CDC is also advising cleaning "high-touch" surfaces everyday.
As COVID-19 Cases Increase Texas Governor Greg Abbott Activates National GuardSaying they need 'to be prepared to assist with response efforts for COVID-19' Texas Governor Greg Abbott activated the Texas National Guard on Tuesday.
Closing Time: Austin Joins Big Texas Cities In Limiting Bars, RestaurantsThe mayor of Austin has ordered all city bars and restaurants closed, and is limiting gatherings to no more than 10 people.
Indian Casinos In Oklahoma Shut Down Amid Coronavirus FearsTribal leaders across Oklahoma have announced plans to shut down casinos during the coronavirus crisis.
Airlines Seek $50 Billion Coronavirus Bailout From U.S. GovernmentU.S. airlines -- including Fort Worth-based American Airlines and Dallas-based Southwest Airlines -- are asking the federal government for billions in relief to help them recover from a downturn in travel due to COVID-19.
Baylor University Extends Online Classes, Cancels May Graduation CeremoniesThe outbreak of the new coronavirus and fears about it's spread has Baylor University extending online instruction for the remainder of the semester and canceling all May Commencement ceremonies
Texas Reports 1st Coronavirus Death, Patient May Be Linked To 2nd CaseA Texas man who tested positive for COVID-19 has died, becoming the state's first coronavirus-related death.
Dallas Bars, Theaters, Gyms Closed; Restaurants Limited Due To COVID-19 PandemicIn what Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson is calling a "gut wrenching decision," all bars, lounges, theaters, clubs will close for at least seven days due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fifth Positive COVID-19 Case In Tarrant County Isolating At HomeA Tarrant County resident who traveled out of state has tested positive for COVID-19, making it the fifth case for the county.
DCCCD Extends Spring Break Through March, Then Returns With Online-Only ClassesThe Dallas County Community College District is joining a number of other campuses in North Texas and is extending spring break because of concerns over the new coronavirus.
Dallas County Health Reports 5 Additional Positive COVID-19 CasesDallas County Health and Human Services is reporting five additional positive cases of the 2019 novel coronavirus.
Governor Greg Abbott Cancels STAAR Standardized Tests For Public School StudentsLast week a Texas state representative petitioned to have all standardized public school testing canceled because of the coronavirus, today Governor Greg Abbott made it official.
As COVID-19 Concerns Close Campuses, State Representative Wants STAAR Testing EliminatedAs public school districts across Texas continue to close campuses and modify schedules because of COVID-19, a Texas representative is requesting that all standardized testing be canceled.