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As another 800 doses of the Moderna vaccine for COVID-19 arrived in Cooke County this week, officials have been tracking fewer active cases of the pandemic disease but caution it may be a temporary dip.
By Karen Brooks Harper, The Texas TribuneThree federally-run mass vaccination sites aimed at underserved communities are expected to open before the end of the month in Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth, Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday.The sites will be run by the Federal Emergency Management Ag…
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas will likely partner with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to open two vaccination “super sites” in Dallas and Houston, and more could be on the way, Gov. Greg Abbott said Monday.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Districts can skip the mandatory two-week quarantine for teachers and students as long as they’re following COVID-19 safety protocols such as mask-wearing and social distancing, health officials said Tuesday.
North Texas Medical Center will be using the waiting list being compiled by Cooke County to schedule vaccinations for COVID-19 when the hospital receives more doses of vaccine, according to a statement from the hospital Wednesday morning, Jan. 13.
Cooke County has launched an online registration portal for residents wanting to get on a waiting list for a vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the pandemic coronavirus.
More than 877,000 Texans have received a COVID-19 vaccine since they first began arriving in Texas nearly four weeks ago, and that number is expected to increase by at least 50,000 more per day, Gov. Greg Abbott said Monday.“Never before in the history of this state has Texas vaccinated so m…
Residents seeking to be vaccinated can get information on how they may be able to do so in the future from their primary doctor or one of the local pharmacies.
Rannon Ching, pharmacist for Tarrytown Pharmacy in Austin, got the call at 8 a.m. on Dec. 23: Five hundred doses of the Moderna vaccine were arriving. Get ready.“I found out two hours before the FedEx guy came,” he said. Ching frantically called some Austin senior care facilities on his way …
Cooke County officials have announced that county residents who are eligible to be vaccinated for COVID-19 can register to receive their first dose of vaccine through a Tarrant County vaccination hub.
Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve heard from doctors, nurses and hospital administrators who are pleading with the public to help them push through the current wave of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.
North Texas Medical Center in Gainesville announced today, Tuesday, Jan. 5, that 300 doses it has received of the Moderna Inc. vaccine for COVID-19 are all set aside for inoculating frontline healthcare workers.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services are warning the public about several emerging fraud schemes related to COVID-19 vaccines.
Dr. Alaa Farahat, an internist at North Texas Medical Center, stepped into the waiting room at Family 1st Care clinic Wednesday, Dec. 23, wearing three masks — a respirator and two surgical masks, one on top of another — and with his hospital badge tucked into a pocket of his scrubs. Those w…
ADA, Oklahoma – In the early morning hours of Dec. 16, Rhonda Brown, a Chickasaw elder and laboratory phlebotomy supervisor with the Chickasaw Nation Department of Health fighting on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19, received the first official dose of the COVID-19 vaccination …
Gov. Greg Abbott is set to receive the coronavirus vaccine Tuesday in Austin.Abbott will get vaccinated at 1:30 p.m. at Ascension Seton Medical Center, according to his office. The event will be televised.Abbott said Thursday he planned to take vaccine "at the appropriate time.""I wanted to …
All 115 youth incarcerated at Gainesville State School were tested for the coronavirus this week, Texas Juvenile Justice Department spokesman Brian Sweany said.
Cooke County Clerk Pam Harrison said safety precautions will be taking place at the polls for the upcoming Texas Senate District 30 specially called election.
Establishments in Cooke County are still required to operate at 50% capacity after coronavirus-related hospitalizations peaked in the region.
Climbing coronavirus hospitalizations across North Texas are triggering Gov. Greg Abbott's executive order he issued in October.
Two Gainesville State School employees who recently tested positive for the pandemic coronavirus are recuperating in their homes, Texas Juvenile Justice Department spokesman Brian Sweany said.
Bars may be forced to close soon because of rising hospital occupancy rates with patients infected with the coronavirus, Cooke County Emergency Management Coordinator Ray Fletcher said.
Elementary students in Gainesville Independent School District will be required to wear face coverings or face shields starting Wednesday, Sept. 2, the district announced on its website.
Gainesville Independent School District now has five confirmed cases of the coronavirus, Superintendent DesMontes Stewart confirmed Friday afternoon, Aug. 28.
With Hurricane Laura approaching the southeast Texas coast during a pandemic, local and state officials are looking to house evacuees in government-paid hotel rooms instead of large, often clustered emergency shelters.The state said they have been preparing for this since March, but still, t…
During a press conference on Thursday afternoon, Gov. Greg Abbott expressed his sympathy for Texans who are now unemployed following his order closing bars, but stressed that those areas are one of the most “prolific spreading events.”“When you go to bars, you don’t go in there and go to an …
Gainesville State School isn’t out of the woods just yet. Another staffer has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to Texas Juvenile Justice Department spokesman Brian Sweany.
More than 130 students are expected to return to St. Mary’s Catholic School Tuesday, Aug. 11. However, things will be a bit different than previous school years.
For the first time in nearly five months, visitors will be allowed in Texas nursing homes on a limited basis, state health officials announced Thursday evening, reversing a policy intended to keep the state’s most vulnerable populations safe from a pandemic that has proved especially deadly …
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A graveside service for Elizabeth "Betty" Sue Holt, 80, of Gainesville, is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at Callisburg Cemetery. Ms. Holt passed away February 19, 2021 in Gainesville. Betty was born September 5, 1940 in Gainesville to Mansel D. and Ethel Mae (Cole) H…
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