$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.
North Texas Artist Places Thousands Of Acorns In Driveway To Give Perspective On COVID-19 Deaths“It’s hard to reckon with the numbers that we’re talking about and that’s why I wanted to do a thought exercise,” said Elizabeth Duval of Richardson.
Tarrant County Jail Inmate Dies In Hospital From 'Medical Emergency Related To COVID'The inmate was a 34-year-old man who was originally booked into Tarrant County Jail on September 9.
Married North Texas Teachers Pass Away From COVID-19 While Holding Hands, Family SaysPaul Blackwell was a PE teacher and a football coach at Fannin Middle School. His wife, Rose, was a teacher at the Travis World Language Academy.
Tarrant County Surpasses 1,000 Coronavirus DeathsTarrant County Public Health reported 22 more COVID-19 deaths on Monday, Dec. 14, bringing its cumulative total since the start of the pandemic to 1,014 deaths.
Multiple North Texas Communities Mourning Loss Of Public Servants To COVID-19 This WeekThese deaths are another stark reminder the pandemic is far from over.