Federal Government Declares Public Health Emergency For State Of Texas Following Winter StormsThe declaration allows the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to give healthcare providers and suppliers greater flexibility in meeting emergency health needs in disasters.
Texas Sets Single-Day Record For Coronavirus Deaths For 3rd Day In A RowTexas reported 174 more COVID-19-related deaths on Friday. The state also reported 10,256 new cases which is a little lower than Thursday.
Texas Reports Highest 1-Day Death Toll Since Coronavirus Pandemic BeganTexas reported 10,291 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday and a state-record high 129 more deaths.
Relatively Unknown Frisco Tech Company Gets Nearly $300M From Texas For Coronavirus Contact TracingTexas health officials are betting big on a small Frisco company, MTX Group, to keep the coronavirus from spreading.
More Than 10,000 Texans Hospitalized With CoronavirusState health officials reported 5,655 new COVID-19 cases and 43 more deaths on Monday.
North Texas Clinic Received $1.26 In Federal Coronavirus Relief While Big Hospitals Got Millions“It was very disappointing,” said owner Mac Okwah. “Here I am struggling to survive, doing everything I can, and seeing this check was just defeating.”
Federal Government Sending Medical Teams To DFW Hospitals During Coronavirus Hospitalizations SpikeU.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said the government is acting on a request made by Governor Greg Abbott.
Sens. Cornyn, Cruz Urge Trump Administration To Continue Federal Funding Of Testing Sites In TexasSens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are urging the Trump administration to continue federal funding of community-based testing sites in Texas as funding is expected to end next week.
At Least 17 Children, Staffers From 9 Dallas-Area Daycares Test Positive For CoronavirusThe rise in COVID-19 cases in Dallas County is especially concerning to parents of young children.
Dallas Mayor Requests Extension Of Federally-Supported Coronavirus Testing Sites, Doubling Of CapacityAs of now, the sites at an American Airlines Center parking garage and at the Ellis Davis Field House, which are supported by FEMA, are set to end after May 31.
Behind-The-Scenes Look At Coronavirus Community-Based Testing Site In DallasFEMA has provided all of the testing kits and protective gear for healthcare workers at both Dallas sites.
Coronavirus In Texas: Emergency Rule Adopted To Put More Nurse Aides In Nursing HomesNursing facilities can hire people to provide nurse aide services without having to complete a full certification program in their first four months on the job.
Texas WIC Expands Eligible Food Items, Launches Updated AppThese food items include more options for milk, bread, rice, pasta and eggs. Texas WIC is also permanently adding canned fruits and vegetables to the food package.
Texas Mental Health Support Line Up And Running To Help With Coronavirus AnxietyTexas Health and Human Services announced it launched a statewide mental health support line to help those experiencing anxiety, stress or emotional challenges during the pandemic.
Texas Hospitals Limiting Visitors To Protect Patients During COVID-19 OutbreakAccess will only be granted to "essential visitors such as medical professionals and authorized caregivers acting specifically on a patient’s behalf."