Texas Department Of State Health Services To Deploy Additional Medical Personnel, Equipment To Assist Hospitals With COVID-19 ResponseGovernor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Department of State Health Services is deploying an additional 2,500 medical staff to support health care facilities in Texas, including hospitals and nursing homes.
Texas Requests 5 Mortuary Trailers From FEMA In Case Needed To Store Bodies Of COVID-19 VictimsThe trailers will be staged centrally in San Antonio in case any local jurisdictions around the state need them.
State Rushes More Medical Workers To North Texas Hospitals Strained By Latest COVID-19 Surge
10,000 People In Texas Hospitals With COVID-19 For First Time In 6 MonthsThere were 10,041 Texas hospital patients with COVID-19 as of Monday, August 9, the most recent state tally available from the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Hesitant Texans Starting To Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19The rising trend holds in North Texas, with the biggest jumps in the more rural Texas counties like Parker, Johnson, Rockwall, and Ellis.
Texas' Latest COVID-19 Wave Climbing Steeper Than Past Waves, State Health Leaders SayThe increasing rates of new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths in Texas are showing steeper jumps than past surges, state health officials said Wednesday.
State Health Department Urges Texans To 'Get FULLY Vaccinated ASAP'"Get FULLY vaccinated ASAP." That's the message the Texas Department of State Health Services has for residents amid a continuing surge in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.
'They Are Playing Russian Roulette': Doctors Say Nearly Every North Texan Hospitalized With COVID-19 Is UnvaccinatedParkland Hospital's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Joseph Chang says everyone who has been admitted to the hospital with Covid-19 is unvaccinated.
More Than 630,000 Texans Overdue For 2nd COVID-19 Vaccine Dose“There’s a perception out there that getting one shot gives you enough protection and that’s just simply not true with the two-shot dosing,” Robert Hancock said.
Texas Sees Above-Average Number Of COVID-19 Cases And Deaths TuesdayThe Texas Department of State Health Services reported 4,375 new cases and 59 new deaths on Tuesday.
Texas COVID-19 Hospitalizations At Lowest Level Since Last JuneOver the past two weeks, the rolling average number of daily new cases in Texas has decreased by 481, a decrease of 12%, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
111 Deaths Now Attributed To Texas' Winter Storms In FebruaryThe majority of verified deaths were associated with hypothermia, DSHS said Thursday.
Texas Is Opening Coronavirus Vaccinations To All Adults On March 29Until now it has been limited to designated groups, but on March 23 the Texas Department of State Health Services announced that the COVID-19 vaccine will open to all adult Texans in one week.
Texas To Get More Than 900K COVID-19 Vaccine 'First Doses' Next WeekTexas has now administered more than 8.8 million doses, an increase of 1.2 million in the last week.
As Texas COVID-19 Hospitalizations Fall The State Death Toll Nears 44,000The death toll from the coronavirus in Texas is nearing the 44,000 mark -- with 315 more deaths reported on Thursday alone.