School Districts Can Still Mandate Masks, Texas Education Agency SaysThe TEA said local school boards have full authority to determine their local mask policy.
Airbnb Cites 'Public Health' For Crackdown On New Year's Party HousesAirbnb is cracking down on so-called “party houses” this New Year’s Eve. The goal is to prevent large groups from using rentals to ring in 2021 and contribute to the spread of COVID-19.
El Paso Surpasses Single-Day COVID-19 Record With More Than 1600 New CasesOn October 31 El Paso surpassed its single-day record for COVID-19 cases as state and local officials in Texas spar over imposing a lockdown.
Texas AG Ken Paxton Joins Businesses Suing El Paso County Judge Over Coronavirus Restrictions During Surge In CasesJudge Samaniego's orders include shutting down all non-essential services for a two-week period, including in-person dining, gyms and salons.
American Airlines Using Antiviral Spraying Solution Created By North Texas Company In COVID FightThe Environmental Protection Agency granted DFW-based Allied BioScience a public health emergency exemption waiver allowing their antiviral spraying solution to be used by Texas-based companies.
'When You're Not Vaccinating, You're Extending The Risk': Doctors Worry About Coronavirus & Measles As Texas Students Skip VaccinesThis year, with COVID-19, a measles or a whooping cough outbreak at a school could stretch local health resources to the limit.
Garland Health Issues Public Health Notice After Rabid Bat FoundThe Garland Health Department confirmed a rabid bat has been found in the city.
Houston Cancels In-Person Texas GOP Convention Due To Surge In Coronavirus Cases“The public health concerns outweighed anything else," Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said Wednesday afternoon.
American Airlines Bans Conservative Activist Who Refused To Wear Face Mask On PlaneAccording to the airline, Brandon Straka ignored requests by crew members to wear a mask while the plane prepared to leave for Dallas-Fort Worth.
July 4th Parade, Celebration Canceled In Park Cities Due To Coronavirus"We know this announcement will come as a great disappointment for many. We are disappointed too," the Park Cities said in a news release.
Governor Greg Abbott Says Hair & Nail Salons Can Reopen Friday, Gyms On May 18Governor Greg Abbott said beginning Friday, May 8, salons can reopen, with social distancing. This includes hair salons, barbershops and nail salons.
Trump Administration Quietly Shuts Down Asylum Along U.S.-Mexican Borders To Fight COVID-19The U.S. government used an obscure public health law to justify one of its most aggressive border crackdowns ever.
Dallas County's Third Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Case Is Irving Resident In Their 50s The third individual, in their 50’s, traveled out of state to a large congregant, recreational event.
Dallas' 41st Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade Cancelled Due To COVID-19 ConcernsAfter a review of the event by county health and city officials, the City of Dallas Convention and Event Services cancelled the special event permits for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and block party.
Texas Health Officials Investigate Case Of Coronavirus Near Houston Without Travel Or Known ExposureMontgomery County Public Health is working to determine whether there is a connection to another case or whether this is a case of community spread.