Texas Towns With Fewer Than 50K Residents Eligible For More COVID-19 Response FundingThe funding is meant for small town governments to support their response efforts, including medical supplies and hospital staffing.
Texas To Receive Additional $2.5B For COVID-19 Response"The pandemic created an immediate threat to the health and safety of the general public requiring emergency response and protective measures throughout the state," FEMA said in a news release.
State Officials: Free COVID-19 Antibody Therapy Now Available To North Texans Going UnusedTwo infusion centers providing North Texans with COVID-19 free access to antibody treatments to potentially lessen the severity of their illness are being drastically underused.
Texas Launches COVID-19 Rapid Testing Pilot Program For Small Business Front Line WorkersThe launch of the pilot program includes six participating Chamber of Commerce organizations, none of which are in North Texas.
Trump Administration's Coronavirus Task Force Recommends More Testing In TexasThe state isn't planning to impose additional testing requirements at this time, but that doesn't keep other entities from enacting the recommendations on their own.
Severe Winter Weather Approaching West Texas, Roadway Treatment UnderwayThe Texas Department of Transportation has begun treating roadways, with a concentration on bridges and overpasses, from San Angelo through far West Texas.
Texas Schools Receive 700K Rapid Test Kits From Federal, State GovernmentThe school districts and private schools opting in, receive the Abbott Lab BinaxNOW tests provided by the Trump administration and PPE from the state.
7 Federal Disaster Medical Assistance Teams Heading To Texas, Including DallasParkland Hospital says a federal disaster medical assistance team (DMAT) will arrive sometime next week to help with its staffing levels during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Texas Expanding Coronavirus Testing In 'Underserved Communities Disproportionately Impacted'The Texas Division of Emergency Management is working to identify and rapidly expand COVID-19 testing in underserved and minority communities.
Employees Say Hundreds Of Tyson Foods Workers In Texas Have Tested Positive For COVID-19Some employees at a Texas Tyson Foods plant say there have been nearly 300 workers who have tested positive for the coronavirus.
Texas Purchases 300,000 Oral Swab Coronavirus TestsThe founder and CEO of Curative, the company that makes the swabs, Fred Turner, 25, said people can do the test themselves.
Collin County Reports 11 New Coronavirus Cases, Including 18-Year-Old With COVID-19Collin County Health Care Services is reporting 11 new COVID-19 cases, including 8 in Plano.
Collin Co. Reports 24 New Coronavirus Cases, 8 In PlanoCollin County Health Care Services reports 24 new COVID-19 cases in Collin County, including 8 in Plano.
Coronavirus In Texas: Collin County Reports 13 New Cases, 196 Total Current CasesHealth officials are reporting 13 new cases of the coronavirus in Collin County, and 196 total current cases.
Coronavirus In Texas: Outdoor Restaurant Seating Re-Opens In ColleyvilleRestaurants in Colleyville re-opened outdoor seating areas to customers Friday morning, becoming one of the first cities in North Texas to break from delivery and to-go only restrictions.