Surgeon General Speaks Out After Actor Matthew McConaughey Comments On Child Vaccine MandatesAfter actor Matthew McConaughey said his kids aren't vaccinated and that he's against mandating child COVID vaccinations, US Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy spoke up.
Unvaccinated Texans 20 Times More Likely To Die From COVID-19, DSHS Study ShowsAn analysis of data from the four-week period from Sept. 4 through Oct. 1 shows that vaccination had a strong protective effect across all ages.
Some Parents Still Worried To Send Kids To School Despite COVID Vaccines Infections and exposures, and even minor colds at day cares can mean children get sent home for days or weeks, forcing parents to scramble repeatedly for child care.
Richardson ISD Loses Student And Teacher To Complications From COVID-19Sha’Niyah McGee was a junior at Berkner High School. Eroletta Piasczyk was a teacher at the Christa McAuliffe Learning Center.
Fort Worth Hospital Plants Tree In Memory Of Lives Lost To COVID-19Employees decided they wanted to shift the focus to others during national observance weeks that normally celebrate healthcare workers.
$9,000 In Funeral Reimbursement From FEMA Available For COVID-19 DeathsDue to the sensitive nature of the program, FEMA is only accepting applications by phone – not online.
FEMA Hotline Quickly Overwhelmed By Those Seeking COVID-19 Funeral Payment AssistanceStarting today the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) opened a hotline for families who have lost family and loved ones due to COVID-19, but the system was quickly overwhelmed.
As Texas COVID-19 Hospitalizations Fall The State Death Toll Nears 44,000The death toll from the coronavirus in Texas is nearing the 44,000 mark -- with 315 more deaths reported on Thursday alone.
Exhausted Texas ICU Nurse Says She's Scared About The Upcoming End To The State Mask OrderICU nurse Brittany Smart, who has spent months caring for COVID-19 patients pouring into Texas hospitals, said she doesn't think now is a safe time to take away the mask mandate and calls the governor's move "nerve-racking."
Dallas County Surpasses 3,000 COVID-19 Deaths, 25 More Reported Tuesday"I strongly urge everyone to focus on what doctors, facts and science say will keep you safe from Covid-19," said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.
Texas Nears 33,000 Deaths From COVID, DSHS Reports 450 New Fatalities On January 20Hospitalizations from the novel coronavirus continue to surge across Texas. On Wednesday, state health officials reported 450 new COVID-19 deaths as fatalities rapidly mount.
Texas DSHS Warns About Coronavirus Case Surge: 'Hospitals Can't Take Much More'“Texas must avoid an additional surge in cases. Hospitals can’t take much more. Fatalities are still increasing,” the Department of State Health Services tweeted on its official account.
Pause In Dallas During National Moment Of Prayer For COVID-19 VictimsAs part of the Floral Heart Project honoring those who’ve died, Kaitlyn Culpepper lay a six foot garland of roses shaped like a heart at Turtle Creek Park Tuesday.
Texas Cities Joining In As Biden Inauguration Holds 'Moment Of Unity' To Honor COVID-19 VictimsPresident-elect Joe Biden's inaugural committee will hold a memorial to remember and honor the nearly 400,000 people who've died as a result of COVID-19 and cities across North Texas are taking part.
Deadliest Day In The US Pandemic - More Than 4,000 COVID-19 Deaths Reported On ThursdayFor the first time on Thursday, U.S. officials recorded more than 4,000 COVID-19 deaths -- the most virus-related deaths the country has had in one day since the pandemic's start.