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 […]
Coronavirus – Latest Breaking News on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) affecting Laredo, Corpus Christi and the Rio Grande Valley.
Laredo’s Health Authority says that although medical centers have reduced the number of admissions, the number of patients is still high.
An 11-year-old student from Mercedes ISD was detained and placed in juvenile detention after for showing harmful material during virtual class. Mercedes Chief of Police tells Fox News the incident was reported on September 4th. Click on video to view full story.
The City of Laredo offered an opportunity for small business owners to apply for grants that would help them continue operating. Half of the applicants did not complete the required paperwork. Click on video to view full report.
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 […]
One of the over 400 patients in this trial shares his experience participating in this research. The trial for the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine will last for about two years. Click on video to view full story.
Laredo Health Authority Dr. Victor Treviño says the safety measures in place have proven effective in slowing the spread of COVID-19. Click on video to view full story.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Wednesday she would require all House members and aides to wear masks on the floor after Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert — who was often in the chamber interacting with colleagues and refusing to wear a face-covering — tested positive for coronavirus. “Members and staff will be required to wear masks at […]
The United States on Wednesday surpassed 150,000 recorded Covid-19 deaths — a milestone that comes as the country’s number of daily coronavirus deaths is the highest it’s been since the spring. The first death in the US was reported on February 29. The country reached 50,000 deaths 54 days later on April 23, and 34 days later, […]
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 officials remind the community we are at the highest risk of contracting the virus. Both local hospitals continue to work around the clock as their admissions increase. The health department says the number of patients increases by the hour. “At the ICU in Laredo Medical Center, we are at 100 percent capacity. 20 patients […]
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.
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 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 […]
Laredo city and health officials are implementing a new restriction to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Laredo officials are preparing to begin their drive-through testing. The testing site is located in ‘El Metro Park & Ride’. But before you take off for a test, there are some restrictions.
Rio grande valley cities implement checkpoints to help enforce shelter at home orders. The city of Penitas will be conducting nightly checks at checkpoints to ensure that residents who are on the street are only out for essential purposes. Police in Edcouch and Palmview also have checkpoints set up all day for their residents.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott reported at a press conference that non-essential businesses and activities will no longer be able to operate statewide. This, in an effort to combat the pandemic that has claimed 41 lives in the Texas, as of Tuesday.