South Texas Health System and Valley Baptist have reported a low intake of COVID-19 patients in their hospitals, Officials say the number of patients in intensive care units remains consistently high, having to use other areas of the hospitals to meet the demand.
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Kim Kardashian sent out a series of tweets asking Governor Abbott to grant a death row inmate’s petition for DNA testing done before being executed. “How dare her. Her arrogance and her not contacting us and getting our side of the story.He has already been convicted.” Alex Hernandez-Nephew of Escolastica Harrison This is the reaction […]
DPS is investigating a two-vehicle collision that left one person dead Sunday morning. Officials say a tractor-trailer tried reversing onto a grass portion of State Highway 4 by Lyndon B. Johnson Road at around 4:18 am. A GMC Sierra traveling west on Highway 4 crashed into the trailer’s rear.The driver of the pickup truck, 36-year-old […]
Texas Health and Human Services announcing more than 3 million dollars for agencies that help victims of domestic violence This will help pay for services like shelters and therapy for those facing a traumatic experience. Cameron County District Attorney Luis Saenz says this is seen frequently, especially during this pandemic. Click on video to view […]
Cameron County Sheriff’s Office releasing new details over last night’s shooting in Olmito. Authorities are on the lookout for two suspects identified as Jimmy Cervantes and Kevin Gonzalez. They were last seen driving a black Honda Civic. Cervantes and Gonzalez are considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information on their whereabouts can report it at […]
“SPI Cares” is an initiative that aims at making tourists feel more comfortable when arriving at a store, restaurant, or hotel. “We really want people to walk into the different facilities and know that our other partners are doing the best they can to keep them as safe as possible.” Ed Caum- C.V.B. Director […]
Cameron County, in collaboration with the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM), Texas Health and Human Services (DSHS), and the Texas Military Department, have designated 18 COVID-19 testing sites throughout different days in Cameron County beginning Saturday, May 16, 2020, through Sunday, May 31, 2020. COVID-19 tests will be free of charge for Cameron County […]
After being hospitalized for several days, a 55-year-old man lost his battle to COVID-19. Jose Chavez passed away on April 11 at Valley Baptist Hospital in Harlingen: this after catching the virus at the Veranda Rehabilitation Center. His niece Yvonne, who lives in North Texas, says she was in disbelief when she heard about her […]
25-year-old Jacob Turner was tested for COVID-19 when he started feeling ill. It wasn’t until his symptoms worsened that a second exam confirmed he caught Coronavirus. Jesse Turner, Jacob’s father and lead singer of the Tejano band Siggno, shared with Fox News that his son is one of the patients that tested positive for COVID-19. […]
The family of a woman who passed away due to COVID-19 spoke with Fox News in an effort to prevent other from facing this situation. 91-year-old Ignacia De La Rosa lost her life on April 6th at the Veranda Nursing Home in Harlingen. Family members say the last time they were able to see her […]
The Veranda Nursing Home counts for more than 35 employees and residents that have tested positive for COVID-19. Reports show there may be a lack of preventative hygiene in this facility. Some of the first cases in Cameron County emerged from this adult daycare in Harlingen. A connection was later made to more cases in […]
Medical professionals say the situation in the Rio Grande Valley could escalate if people don’t follow the measures put in place, adding that hospitals will be overwhelmed if the number of cases continues to rise. Throughout the region, there are only 30 intensive care doctors. Among those is pulmonary specialist Dr.Martin Schwartz, who urges social […]
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — According to a press release just received, the City of Brownsville reports that it has received confirmation through its COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Site of Two (2) Brownsville cases of COVID-19. A 38-year-old female from Brownsville and a 43-year-old male also from Brownsville have tested positive for COVID-19. These two cases are not […]
Cameron county officials held a press conference today to talk about additional measures to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
Cameron county sheriff Omar Lucio says his jail staff are taking the necessary precautions to make sure inmates are healthy.
Cameron county health officials are confirming three more cases of COVID-19.
Cameron County, Texas — Public Health has received confirmation of four additional travel-related cases of COVID-19.
Cameron County– CCPH has confirmed the first travel-related case of COVID-19.