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.
Texas Coronavirus Hospitalizations More Than Double In Last 2 WeeksLocal officials across Texas say their hospitals are becoming increasingly stretched and are in danger of becoming overrun as cases of the coronavirus surge.
DFW Hospital Council Warns Of 'Surge Plans' If Coronavirus Cases Maintain Rapid RiseDuring a surge mode, hospitals add beds throughout their facilities.
North Texas Doctors Urging Residents To Avoid Large Crowds July 4th WeekendNorth Texas hospitals are looking ahead to the holiday weekend and are urging people to avoid large celebrations where the virus could get a foothold in crowds.
Change Of Plans: Perot Museum Pauses Reopening Amid COVID-19 SpikePointing to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in Dallas County, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science has decided to pause plans to reopen in early July.
DFW Hospital Council CEO: 'We Have The ICU Capacity Needed' To Treat COVID-19 Patients"In response to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, we want to reassure the public that this pandemic is not eclipsing our capabilities."
How Dallas County Hospitals Are Dealing With Surge In COVID-19 CasesDallas County hospitals are dealing with surges in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday issued an order to postpone elective surgeries unless immediately necessary in the county.
Dallas Convention Center Will Not Be Used As Pop-Up Hospital 'At This Time,' Mayor SaysThe Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas will not be used as a pop-up medical facility "at this time," Mayor Eric Johnson said Thursday.
Dallas City Leaders To Discuss Possibly Opening Convention Center's Pop-Up Medical FacilityDallas Mayor Eric Johnson said Wednesday he will be meeting with county officials about whether the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center needs to be opened for medical purposes.
Gov. Greg Abbott Says Texas Facing 'Massive' COVID-19 OutbreakTexas Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday that the state is facing a “massive outbreak” in the coronavirus pandemic and that some new local restrictions may be needed to protect hospital space for new patients.
Governor Abbott, DSHS Sending Antiviral Drug Remdesivir To Dallas, Fort Worth Metro AreaAfter saying this week that COVID-19 is spreading at "unacceptable rate" and must be stopped, Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that he along with the Texas Department of State Health Services "is distributing 120 additional cases of the antiviral drug Remdesivir to 37 hospitals across the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex."