The organization Children At Risk recognized school districts in Texas that have gone above and beyond providing meals to students and low income families. Donna ISD is at the top of the list. Administrators say projects like “Meals On Wheels” have become essential to making sure every student gets fed.
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Governor Abbott did not consult with the commissioner of The Texas Department of State Health Services before announcing the removal of his mask mandate. Laredo’s health authority says Texas is still in danger of suffering another devastating outbreak in cases.
150,000 people have been vaccinated in Hidalgo County: some of the organizations that have made these vaccination clinics possible are school districts like PSJA. Their Director of Health Services welcomes this news since school staff can now receive the immunization they have been helping distribute to other community members.
The Texas Department of State Health Services announced the pool of those eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine has expanded.
Although health officials have reported a drop in COVID-19 cases, lower hospitalization rates. Mission CISD says they will continue following the same safety protocols.
Fiana Tulip lost her mother this past Fourth of July to COVID-19 complications. She says Governor Abbott’s choice to not enforce the use of a face masks last summer showed lack of leadership and may have lead up to her untimely loss. After hearing the governor’s announcement over statewide restrictions, she says no lesson has […]
Laredo’s Health Authority says we are entering a new stage of this pandemic and is voicing his concern over the Governor’s announcement of reopening Texas at 100 percent
Representatives from The American Lung Association say one in every 5 teens uses electronic cigarettes. A recent study among middle school students showed that the majority had developed this habit when they were around 13 years old.
Laredo’s Health Authority says removing the mask mandate should be based on science, not politics
Pfizer and Moderna doses must be stored in extremely cold temperatures. Both companies are also working on a booster for additional protection against the new strains of the coronavirus. Johnson & Johnson already offers some protection against these new variants.
Many Texans were forced to seek shelter after suffering outages. Doctors fear this may cause a spike in cases.
The recommended time frame to receive the second dose is 21 days for Pfizer and 28 days for Moderna. Health experts do not recommend administering the vaccine earlier than scheduled.
Emilian Sosa’s mother, Erika Calderon, was airlifted to a Houston hospital on January 28th after Governor Abbott responded to his letter. Sosa tells Fox News since Covid damaged her lungs, her recovery process will take a while.
On Thursday, border patrol agents located a group of 166 individuals. An hour later, they stopped apprehended another group: a situation similar to one they have seen during the humanitarian crisis of 2018.
As health experts continue to investigate the variants and push to vaccinate more of the population, they urge the community to double up on safety measures to avoid more mutations.
91-year-old Evila Luna tells Fox News she doesn’t have access to a computer or know how to navigate the internet to register for the COVID vaccine and when she asked for information they gave her a 1-800 number.
Although dozens of citations were issued, police say a majority of the community avoided being out on the streets.
This week, over 16,000 vaccines will be distributed to different hubs throughout Hidalgo County.