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.
Collin County Judge Chris Hill Issues Disaster DeclarationCollin County Judge Chris Hill has announced a formal disaster declaration for Collin County to better position its communities to respond to the public health emergencies that may arise from the coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus Quarantined Cruise Ship Passengers In San Antonio To Be ReleasedA North Texas couple and more than 120 passengers from the Diamond Princess cruise ship are set to be released from quarantine Tuesday in San Antonio.
President Trump Declares Opioids A Public Health Emergency"This epidemic is a national health emergency," Trump said in a speech at the White House, where he bemoaned a crisis he said had spared no segment of American society.
President Trump To Declare Opioid Public Health EmergencyPresident Donald Trump will direct his Department of Health and Human Services to declare the opioid crisis a nationwide public health emergency under the Public Health Service Act.
Health Officials: No Need To Call 911 For Mosquito BitesWith hundreds of human cases of the West Nile Virus being reported across Texas and more than a dozen related deaths in North Texas it seems some people are overreacting and calling 911 when they’re bitten by a mosquito.
Dallas County Declares West Nile EmergencyDallas County Judge Clay Jenkins has declared a Public Health Emergency in Dallas County due to the West Nile Virus outbreak.