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Hoping to combat a blood shortage, the United Way of Lamar County, the American Red Cross and the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to host an appointment-only drive later this month.

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“We’ve said stay home, stay home, stay home. That’s really the biggest message I would give,” said Dr. Lawrence Quinn Robinson, emergency department medical director at Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital.

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Gov. Greg Abbott said during a Friday news conference he was confident that Texas has enough hospital bed capacity to respond to Covid-19 as it continues to spread across the state.

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“I think everyone has to have their guard up more so during a disaster,” Paris Police Chief Bob Hundley said. “There are crooks who will take advantage of misinformation and or conflicting information. At this point, there are no travel restrictions for our city.”

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“The Covid-19 support line has had almost 400 calls from Texans in 64 counties since March 31,” Texas Health and Human Services press officer Elliott Sprehe said. “On 90% of the calls, Texans are speaking with someone within 30 seconds."

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In Lamar County, there is only one runoff election set — between Alan Skidmore and Rick Ruthart over the position of County Commissioner for Precinct 1, currently held by Lawrence Malone.

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In a stunning reversal, the Fannin County Commissioners' Court this afternoon abandoned a shelter in place declaration based on Gov. Greg Abbott’s stronger executive order issued Tuesday and on widespread public opinion.