Pace Of COVID-19 Vaccinations Expected To Pick Up Quickly In North Texas After First 'Emotional And Exciting Day'“It’s an emotional and exciting day. We’ve been dealing with this since March taking care of the sickest patients here,” said Dr. Zachary Dreyfuss, an ICU physician.
First COVID-19 Vaccine Shots Bring Hope And Some Worry“It’s certainly a concern that as people think there’s a vaccine available, they may not wear the protective equipment such as a mask,” said Melissa Winans, Chief Nursing Officer for Texas Health Denton Presbyterian Hospital.
North Texas Hospitals Preparing To Receive COVID-19 VaccineWith Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine frozen, packed and now approved for emergency use, the planning at North Texas hospitals to receive it has been both a marathon and a sprint.
'Not Feeling My Best': Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller Tests Positive For CoronavirusTexas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller announced Wednesday night, Dec. 9, he has tested positive for COVID-19 and will be quarantining at his ranch.
Tarrant County Wants Teachers Among First To Get COVID-19 Vaccine“Keeping educators healthy keeps our kids in school and our economy going,” the letter to Gov. Greg Abbott reads in part.
Texas Sends Thousands Of Doctors, Nurses To Hospitals Across State Swelling With Coronavirus Patients"That's a critical need in Texas right now. We're seeing hospitals in various parts of the state, starting to see more and more COVID patients again."
20 North Texas Hospitals Set To Receive First Shipment Of COVID-19 Vaccine In Little More Than 1 WeekParkland, UT Southwestern, Methodist Dallas and Texas Health Harris are set to get the largest deliveries with 5,850 doses each.
North Texas Leaders Make Final Plea To Significantly Limit Thanksgiving Gatherings“So if we throw a whole lot more tinder on this fire, we are definitely going to shoot up even faster and even more,” said Dr. Joseph Chang, Chief Medical Officer at Parkland Hospital.
Texas Sets New Daily Record For Coronavirus Cases With 14,648The Texas Department of State Health Services on Wednesday also announced 200 new deaths and 8,585 virus hospitalizations.
Dire Warning From Dallas Hospital CEO: Coronavirus Second Surge Exhausting StaffFrustrated. Worried. And just about worn out. Those on the front lines of the Covid pandemic making urgent pleas for the community to take precautions.
Texas Sending Record Help To Hospitals To Relieve Overworked Staff: 'We're In Trouble'More doctors and nurses may still be needed as Texas rapidly accelerates toward 8,000 hospitalized COVID-19 patients for the first time since a deadly summer outbreak.
Hospital Systems Across Texas Strained As Positive COVID-19 Cases Soar To New LevelsTexas health officials reported 7,841 COVID-19 patients were hospitalized on Tuesday, 373 more than on Monday, the most since early August and about double the hospitalizations of a month ago.
Texas County Sends Emergency Text Alert To 4.7M Residents Requesting They Cancel Holiday Gatherings During COVID-19 Surge“This is not the year... to have a great holiday gathering, a great outing at the bar, restaurant. It’s just not the time,” said Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo.
Coronavirus Hospitalizations In North Texas Surpass July PeakAs of Monday, Nov. 16 there are nearly 2,200 lab-confirmed Covid-19 patients hospitalized in the North Texas region.
El Paso Residents Instructed To Stay Home For 2 Weeks During Coronavirus SurgeHealth officials are blaming the spike on family gatherings, multiple generations living in the same household and younger people going out to shop or conduct business.