The CDC released these guidelines after recent studies in Israel and the U.S. Laredo’s Health Authority says fully vaccinated people must be careful around others who are not immunized.
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Dozens of people lined up in their cars to receive Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine at Entravision Studios in McAllen. The first vaccination clinic of its kind in South Texas. The Hidalgo County Health Department along with Precincts two and three coordinated efforts to make this drive-thru vaccination site possible.
Teenagers and their parents lined up at the DHR Conference Center in Edinburg this morning to take the first step to protect themselves from COVID-19.
Parental consent is required, and every child must be accompanied by an adult when receiving there dose. Walk-ins are welcome, but if you would like to plan ahead, you can schedule an appointment by visiting CVS.com.
Mariachi’s have evolved throughout the years, becoming more inclusive and allowing women to join their groups, and adopting changes to their traditional mariachi songs to attract an english dominant audience. Although mariachi’s have changed with the times, these musicians faced their biggest challenge in 2019: the coronavirus pandemic.
Local mariachi groups endured a different situation last year. In 2020, Mother’s Day in the U.S. and in Mexico fell on the same day, May 10th. Due to the pandemic, the group hardly received any calls, closing out the holiday with only five gigs. This year, the group has prepared mentally and physically to meet […]
Cuellar says federal officials there will be a meeting Thursday to discuss reopening the border. But says removing the federal restrictions will come in phases.
Now that local health experts say the demand for the COVID-19 vaccine has died down, they are utilizing different methods to vaccinate community members.
Over 28 billion dollars are available for restaurants, bars and other qualifying businesses. The SBA may provide up to five million dollars per location to help owners cover construction costs, payroll and even debt.
According to the Texas Department of State and Health Services, over 31 percent of the Rio Grande Valley has been immunized against COVID-19. Herd immunity is reached once 70 percent of overall population has been vaccinated.
Before, elderly people and those with pre-existing health conditions were most vulnerable of contracting severe COVID-19 symptoms. Pregnant women are also among this high risk group.
Scientists are also investigating if a fully vaccinated person can transmit the virus to others.
13 legislators signed off on a letter for the Secretary Of Education asking Governor Greg Abbott to release billions of dollars in assistance for elementary and secondary schools in Texas. They claim $ 5.5 billion of The First American Plan and $12.4 billion from the second stimulus package are available. The Texas State Teachers Association […]
Earlier this month, the CDC and the FDA recommended to pause the use of the Johnson vaccine after reporting six cases of blood clots in people after receiving the single-dose vaccine. Dr. Treviño says these cases are not related to the manufacture incident and adverse effects of the vaccine remain under investigation.
Dr. Treviño wants to focus on health inequities. He shares what the most common response is as to why people have waited so long to get the vaccine.
Bamlanivimab was sent to the Rio Grande Valley mid-November as an additional tool for doctors at local hospitals to fight COVID-19. This week, the FDA revoked its emergency authorization since the treatment was proving to be ineffective against variants.
Thousands of cases of the B.1.1.7 strain have been reported across the United States, and experts fear the variant could drive another Covid-19 surge as states race to get ahead and vaccinate. The strain, first spotted in the United Kingdom, isn’t just more contagious than the original novel coronavirus. It appears to be deadlier as well. B.1.1.7 has been wreaking havoc in […]
Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson said Wednesday it had found a quality problem at a Baltimore plant helping manufacture its single-dose coronavirus vaccine under contract. The New York Times reported Wednesday. that workers at Emergent BioSolutions, the Baltimore plant that has been making Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine, accidentally mixed up some of the ingredients, ruining as many […]