Insurance Companies Now Asking COVID-19 Patients To Pay For Part Of Their TreatmentHealth insurance providers are now asking unvaccinated people who contract COVID-19 to share the cost of their treatment.
Austin Activates Emergency Alert System In Response To COVID SurgeAustin has activated its emergency alert system to warn the public of a "severely worsening COVID-19 situation" as area hospitalizations continue to surge.
Baby Girl With COVID-19 Airlifted 150 Miles Away Due To Houston Hospital Bed ShortageAn 11-month-old girl with COVID-19 is stable and no longer intubated one day after she was airlifted to a Texas hospital 150 miles away because of a shortage of pediatric beds in the Houston area.
Unvaccinated COVID-19 Patients Filling Up Hospitals, Austin Officials Say ICU Capacity Reaching 'Critical Point'In Austin, Texas, health officials are saying, "Our ICU capacity is reaching a critical point where the level of risk to the entire community has significantly increased, and not just to those who are needing treatment for COVID."
Officials Seeing Highest Number Of COVID-19 Hospitalizations In North Texas Since MarchCOVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are increasing in North Texas, and researchers with UT Southwestern say there could be a surge this fall worse than the summer of 2020, if current trends continue.
Unvaccinated Residents Fueling Rise In COVID-19 Hospitalizations In North TexasVaccine hesitancy has become a concern in North Texas as the more contagious Delta variant spreads and hospitalizations, once near zero, are once again on the rise.
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 Reports New Record High For COVID-19 HospitalizationsTexas hit a new record high for COVID-19 hospitalizations Sunday, as a surge of the virus continued to strain state medical resources following holiday travel and gatherings.
COVID-19 Hospitalizations In Texas Fall But Remain Near Summer PeakTexas' state health department reported there were 10,773 patients hospitalized with confirmed cases of COVID-19.
Over 9,800 Hospitalized With COVID-19 In Texas As More Vaccines On The WayThe Texas Department of State Health Services reported Sunday that 9,856 people with COVID-19 were hospitalized across the state.
Texas Adds 8,436 New COVID-19 Cases Sunday, Hospitalizations Just Under 9,000Texas reported 8,436 new cases of the coronavirus and 92 additional deaths on Sunday as hospitalizations hovered just under 9,000.
North Texas Businesses Forced To Roll Back To 50% Occupancy, Elective Surgeries HaltedDue to high hospitalization rates in North Texas, the state has determined the DFW Metroplex and other surrounding counties must go back to a 50% occupancy at businesses and halt elective surgeries.
Texas Gov. Abbott Requests Use Of Army Medical Center For Non-COVID Patients In El Paso During Current SurgeTexas Gov. Greg Abbott has requested authorization to use an Army medical center for non-COVID patients in El Paso due to a current surge in cases and hospitalizations in the area.
El Paso Area Sees Largest Number Of COVID-19 Hospitalizations Since Pandemic BeganThe El Paso, Texas area has reported its highest number of hospitalizations due to the coronavirus since the pandemic began, officials said on Sunday.
Gov. Abbott: Additional Help Sent To West Texas Area After Rise In COVID-19 HospitalizationsAdditional help is being sent to West Texas as some areas see a rise in COVID-19 hospitalizations, according to Gov. Greg Abbott.