According to experts, the mental health of many us citizens is at stake due to the ongoing pandemic and the strict safety guidelines that came with it.
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Demonstrators said they risk their lives everyday to make sure students are receiving an education.
Hospitals continue operating at their highest capacity and have sought out alternative options to treat those seeking medical attention.
A nurse practitioner tells Fox News the the process was quick and painless.
Hidalgo County Health and Human Chief Administrator Officer Eddie Olivares says they are working to offer more accessible COVID-19 vaccine locations instead of having to wait inside vehicles over night.
Health experts say the variant is not deadlier, but it is more dangerous. B.1.1.7 is far more contagious than the original strain of COVID-19.
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Health experts continue urging the community to be patient and to take preventative measures to avoid infection. Meanwhile, the health department is working toward getting more COVID-19 vaccines.
The new COVID-19 variant and capacity at local hospitals are two factors medical experts fear may worsen if local protestors gather for the arrival of President Trump tomorrow.
The department will be offering a certain amount of vaccines per hour, aiming to vaccinate 240 people per day.
Border patrol agents say individuals continue crossing over despite being in the middle of a pandemic. Officials say this is a health risk not only for the community but also for the agents.
Laredo has received 15,000 vaccines to this date, More than 10,500 have been administered to eligible residents.
The CEO’s of Valley Baptist and Harlingen Medical Center tell us the remaining occupancy at these hospitals is almost inexistent .
The event reached its limit Wednesday night as eligible community members lined up at Coyote Stadium for a chance to get their dose of the Moderna vaccine. County health and emergency management officials managed to administer 800 doses.
The city of Laredo has eight Curative kiosks available throughout different points of the city. The Curative website states the tests have a 90 percent clinical sensitivity and results are ready within 48 hours. However,the health department continues to seek answers over the testing kit’s accuracy.
Six months ago, the Rio Grande Valley was considered one of the few COVID-19 hotspots in the U.S. Now, several regions across the country are going through a similar crisis, making it more difficult to get ahold of emergency medical personnel.
Ivan Melendez says it could take several weeks before the vaccine takes full affect on a patient and urges those who have been inoculated to continue practicing preventative measures.