Health Officials In Texas Warn Of Full ICUs As COVID-19 Surge Worsens Across The StateThe latest surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations is having a deepening effect in Texas, as many hospitals are now stretched to capacity with sick patients.
Texas Making Plans To Distribute Coronavirus VaccineA Department of State Health Services spokesperson said the agency is working with the Centers for Disease Control, which has warned a vaccine could be available soon.
Texas Reports 9,167 New Coronavirus Cases, 245 More DeathsThe total number of cases reported since the outbreak began in March has topped 451,000, with the death toll approaching 7,300.
Texas Adjusts Total Coronavirus Deaths Slightly Lower After Discovering 'Automation Error'State health officials said an automation error in a switch in its counting method added about 225 fatalities to the total.
Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Pleads 'Wear A Mask' As Coronavirus Hospitalizations SurgeData from the Department of State Health Services shows hospital beds in Texas filling up, nowhere more than in the Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth regions.
Families Left In Limbo Waiting On Death Certificates For Loved OnesWhen Marine John Guyer died in December, his few surviving family members expected it would be a straightforward process to handle his last wishes.
Texas Investigates 56 Cases Of People Sick From ParasiteTexas health officials are trying to determine whether 56 cases of people getting sick from the parasite Cyclospora are related.
Texas Families Urge Lawmakers To Move Faster To Screen Newborns For Deadly Genetic DiseaseWith a newly FDA-approved treatment, doctors says the lives of nearly one hundred Texas babies can be saved every year by screening newborns for Spinal Muscular Atrophy.
Health Officials Say Local Spread Of Zika 'Likely' In TexasTexas has identified 33 cases of the Zika virus that all have been associated with overseas travel, but the virus is expected to begin spreading locally within the state during the sweaty upcoming summer months, top health officials said Tuesday.
Judge: No Birth Certificates To Immigrant Kids Born In TexasA federal judge has chosen for now not to force Texas health officials to change their stance in denying birth certificates to immigrant families with U.S- born children.
Hospital Begins Testing Texas Babies For TB After Worker Diagnosed Health officials in Texas have begun testing some babies for tuberculosis after the revelation that more than 700 infants at an El Paso hospital were exposed to a worker found to have the disease.
Texas Lawmakers Review Mental Health ProgramsRepublican and Democratic state senators agreed Wednesday that Texas must do more to help the mentally ill by providing services before a crisis or crime takes place.
Blood Test Results Anger Some Frisco ResidentsFrisco residents gave state health officials an earful during a town hall meeting, where the results of more than 600 blood tests were released.