The holiday season has health experts concerned. They worry there may be a spike in COVID-19 cases and hospital admissions, leading health officials to find room for patients outside of Webb County.
Long lines formed at one of the city’s COVID-19 testing sites. Health experts remind the community the risks of using this measure as a way of moving forward with their holiday plans.
Laredo ISD is calling it quits for the remainder of the football season. The district announced the news earlier today citing the reason to be out of an abundance of caution. The early exit for Laredo this year affected the remaining two games of the season for each high school including Martin and Nixon high. […]
15 family members in Arlington are now battling coronavirus after celebrating a birthday together. They are now urging others to stay home as much as possible.
The distribution of the treatment called bamlanivimab was announced by Governor Greg Abbott last week.
Region 11, which includes Deep South Texas, has seen COVID-19 cases quadruple in the last two weeks.
A letter written by more than 70 health experts said if safety measures were not followed, the next few months would be deadly.
86-year-old Robert Snyder is one of the more than 90 patients that lives in this retirement center. According to the Brook Ridge Community Development Director, the majority of the residents have agreed to take the vaccine as soon as it is ready for distribution.
64-year-old Melanie Carmichael was diagnosed with coronavirus on July 14. She showed symptoms like weakness, cough and fever. She was admitted to Harlingen Medical Center, her workplace, just 6 days later after her symptoms worsened.
In the letter, doctors asked the Laredo City Council to put politics aside and place medicine and science first when voting on the recommendations presented to them.
Several cities within Cameron County have reported a spike in the daily numbers of COVID-19 cases.The Health Secretary for the State of Tamaulipas says coronavirus cases are also on the rise right across the border.
Laredo’s Health Authority confirmed this is the beginning of the second wave of COVID-19. He projects the city is just weeks away from hitting the peak of the surge during flu season.
The Laredo Fire Department reports hospitals are reaching their full capacity as health professionals continue helping patients with COVID-19 and other illnesses .
The United States set a new record on Friday when it surpassed 125,000 daily coronavirus infections, while Covid-19 hospitalizations continued to climb, prompting health experts to issue dire predictions. Friday saw at least 125,596 new coronavirus cases — the highest single day reporting since the pandemic began. It also marked the third straight day the […]
Health officials continue reporting COVID-19 related deaths on a daily basis. They say right now is not a good time to have large gatherings.
There were over 3,000 people living in a migrant camp in Matamoros a few months ago. Throughout the pandemic, that number has reduced to approximately 700.
Health experts want to avoid confusion between symptoms of the flu and COVID-19. The cold weather may cause congestion and other symptoms similar to coronavirus, but Laredo’s Health Authority defines the biggest difference between both.
The Texas Department of State and Human Services announced as of October 6, restaurants, gyms and commercial businesses in the Rio Grande Valley can now operate at 75% occupancy. This comes as COVID-19 hospitalizations in the region have fallen below 15 percent. Bars continue to remain closed.