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.
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.
Deputy Chief Raul Ortiz told Fox News the South Texas region is the area with the highest threat in the United States. Tactic groups from the U.S. Department of Defense were deployed to our border a few weeks back.
City council members approved removing the curfew for adults and extra measures to ensure bars and restaurants are operating safely.
According to Councilwoman Nelly Vielma, the majority of the visits are to check the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths. She is now looking for a way to balance the information posted on the website. Click on video to view full story.
Local leaders propose a “pilot program” that’ll reopen international bridges by conducting health screening to those who seek entry into the U.S. Click on video to view full story.
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.
Laredo police along with the city’s health department and code enforcement office team up to ensure there are no social gatherings this weekend.
Of the over 230 deaths reported in Laredo due to the virus, 59% suffered from hypertension, 51% from diabetes and 17% were considered obese. While the majority of the victims were elderly, health officials warn being young does not keep you from becoming a victim of COVID-19.
Officials say children communicating with online predators through social media is an ongoing issue. They are warning parents to be on high alert now that students are learning remotely.
Laredo Nursing And Rehabilitation will now only admit COVID-19 patients . This is one of three nursing homes under quarantine.
Bar owners are now able to apply for a license that will allow them to operate as a restaurant if they have a kitchen facility in their establishment.
Both learning methods have presented there own unique challenges. Students say they have to adjust to the new normal.Students must pass through a temperature check before can step inside campus.
The City of Laredo’s Health Authority is working on the possibility to have a designated nursing home to admit COVID-19 residents.
Doctors have said this pandemic is the toughest situation they have had to experience throughout their career. “There’s a number of doctors who prefer just to retire or to completely change their career because of what we are experiencing right now.” Federico Vallejo – pulmonologist Federico Vallejo is an intensive care specialist at McAllen Medical. […]
Cinemark executives say the safety of their customers and employees is their main priority. They have changed their operation standards by implementing additional cleaning to make everyone feel confident when visiting their theaters during this pandemic.
The Hidalgo County Health Authority says there has been a small decrease in patient intake in the last few days . Melendez says these numbers don’t mean the situation is less critical and we are not yet ready to return to normal.