Arlington's 4-Day MLK Celebration Postponed Due To Rise Of COVID-19 Cases"The Arlington MLK Celebration Committee, Inc., made this decision after much consideration and concern for the health and wellbeing of our community," the committee said in a news release.
UT Arlington, UT Dallas Moving Classes Online Through February 4 Due To COVID-19UT Arlington and UT Dallas announced Thursday they are starting their 2022 spring semesters with online learning due to the current COVID-19 omicron variant surge.
Long Waits Are The Norm As COVID-19's Spread Keeps Demand For Testing HighEvery COVID-19 diagnosis sends others scrambling to get tested.  Even as more testing sites come online, long waits are becoming the norm.
Dallas County Reports 6,310 New COVID-19 Cases, Largest 1-Day Total So FarJudge Jenkins said the county continues to open new COVID-19 testing sites "as quickly as possible."
DFW Hospitals Seeing Record Breaking Number Of Children Being Treated For COVID-19According to the DFW Hospital Council, there are 125 pediatric COVID patients in area hospitals. That tops the previous high of 111 patients.
MedStar Crews Treating 112% More Potential COVID-19 Patients Each Day Than In NovemberMedStar said on January 6 that the average number of potential COVID-19 patients treated by their crews each day is higher than ever before.
Staffing Shortages Stifle North Texas Hospitals As COVID-19 Cases RiseMore than one-third of those who are tested for COVID-19 are coming back positive in the DFW Metroplex.
North Texas School Kids Return To Campuses WednesdaySome school districts are requiring teachers and students wear masks to protect against COVID-19. In others, it's optional.
Demand For COVID-19 Testing Expected To Remain High For Weeks, Tarrant County Public Health Director SaysDemand for testing has gone from less than a dozen requests a day before the holidays, to hundreds or even up to 1,000 in large locations.
Fort Worth ISD To Reopen Classrooms Wednesday Following Deep Cleaning"Cleaning, disinfecting of all surfaces. We also have a spray cleaner that's hospital-grade," said Fort Worth ISD Chief of Operations Joseph Coburn.
COVID-19 Cases Increasing Among North Texas First Responders: 'We Are Not Worried At The Moment'The general consensus from fire administrators in the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth is, they are monitoring a trend of rising cases among their ranks very closely.
COVID-19 Omicron Variant Making 'Real Impact' In Texas ChildrenTexas Children’s Hospital in Houston is now treating 70 pediatric patients hospitalized with COVID-19.
COVID-19 Transmission In North Texas Reaches Highest Level Yet, Plus Spike In HospitalizationsRoughly 25% of COVID-19 tests in the past six days have been positive in North Texas, the highest percentage recorded to date.
Young North Texans Get COVID-19 Boosters Following FDA ApprovalThe FDA has now approved booster shots of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents between the ages of 12 and 15.
Some In North Texas Rethinking NYE Plans Due To COVID-19 Case Surge“I would recommend to people to really plan to scale back your New Years, New Year’s Eve activities,” President CEO Dallas Forth Worth Hospital Council, Stephen Love said.