U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar says federal authorities understand the need to open the border to non-essential traffic, but that Mexican officials also have to be in agreement.
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Originally Published: 18 MAY 21 17:31 ET Updated: 18 MAY 21 19:13 ET By Hannah Sarisohn and Caroline Kelly, CNN (CNN) — Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order Tuesday prohibiting state governmental entities such as counties, public school districts, public health authorities and government officials from requiring mask wearing. “Texans, not government, should decide their […]
Higher Education Institutions in Texas’s 28th Congressional District will get over 436 million dollars in federal emergency relief funds. At least half of the funding must be used for financial grants to students struggling due to the pandemic. UTRGV and STC are expected to received funding.
Local leaders continue asking the federal government to reopen ports of entry for nonessential travel.
The Treasury Department said it will start issuing the payments on the 15th of each month unless the date falls on a holiday or weekend. Parents should understand this is not a stimulus payment, its an advance payment that will be deducted from their annual income.
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.
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 […]