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Brownsville ISD Prepares for In-Person Instruction

Brownsville ISD Prepares for In-Person Instruction

Parents have been given the option to continue distance learning instruction for the remainder of the year or send their child back to a classroom setting. A temperature scanner has been placed at the entrance of every school campus. A Brownsville ISD principal tells Fox News the health and safety of their students, faculty and […]

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PSJA Students to Resume Voluntary Conditioning Next Week

PSJA Students to Resume Voluntary Conditioning Next Week

PSJA ISD just announced student athletes will be allowed to resume voluntary conditioning training starting next week. Students will have to submit a recent negative COVID-19 test as well as coaches and athletic trainers. This opportunity is available only for varsity athletes participating in football volleyball or cross country. Athletes will be required to wear […]

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$9 Million in Federal Funding is Available For Nursing Homes

$9 Million in Federal Funding is Available For Nursing Homes

9 million dollars in federal funding is available for nursing homes, to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This announcement coming today from the state capitol. Nursing facility providers in Texas are being asked to apply through the Texas Health and Human Services Commission to receive funds for infection control resources. This includes thermometers, disinfecting systems, […]

City of Pharr Employee Tests Positive For COVID-19

City of Pharr Employee Tests Positive For COVID-19

Pharr’s Development Services Department closed due to a positive case of COVID-19. Earlier today, the city announced via Facebook the immediate closure of the office at 308 West Park Avenue after one of their employees there tested positive for the virus.No word when they will reopen the department.

Restaurants  Allowed to Open Up to 75% Capacity

Restaurants Allowed to Open Up to 75% Capacity

Abbott’s latest order allows for restaurants to bump up their occupancy to 75%. Don Marisco in Edinburg opened their doors ever since they could welcome a maximum of 26 clients.This Friday they prepared to allow up to 78 guests to enter their dining room . Staff at this restaurant say this is good news for […]

Hidalgo County extends Stay-At-Home order

Hidalgo County extends Stay-At-Home order

 Hidalgo County officials extended  their stay at home order until  April 30th.  At midnight, tonight , a 24-hour curfew for residents under the age of 17 will go into effect unless the minor is accompanied by a parent or conducting essential business. The order also says only two people can be in a car at […]