“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.
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.
On Tuesday, The Paris News will begin a three-day-a-week publishing schedule with a larger focus on digital news coverage and features, company leaders said.
The Paris News earned four first place awards, including Journalist and Photographer of the Year, four second place awards and two third place awards for work done in 2019.
The Texas Department of Transportation has announced planned road work in Delta, Lamar and Red River counties.
“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.”
“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."
Last week, 275,597 Texans applied — a 1,604% increase over the 16,176 Texans who filed in the week ending March 14.
The 10-member TFS crew has been working in conjunction with the Texas Division of Emergency Management, TDEM, to process donations, track items and prepare shipments to fulfill orders statewide.
In an effort to slow the spread of Covid-19, Walmart has announced it will on Saturday begin limiting the number of customers who can be in the store at once to no more than five for each 1,000 square feet.
As tens of thousands of Texans try to file unemployment insurance claims, they're finding the Texas Workforce Commission's phone lines jammed and website servers overloaded as the agency is swamped by the crush of sudden need.
Today is Census Day, and state Rep. Gary VanDeaver, R-New Boston, is encouraging the people of House District 1 to respond.
Gov. Greg Abbott has signed an executive order closing Texas schools through May 4 and ordering non-essential businesses to close during the coronavirus pandemic.
An off-campus Texas A&M University-Commerce student has tested positive for Covid-19, marking the third positive case of coronavirus in Hunt County in a week.
Even as demand for testing has increased, public and federal labs continue to prioritize Texans who meet certain criteria.
“Even a small amount of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity can help reduce blood pressure and anxiety symptoms,” said Michael Lopez, AgriLife Extension program specialist in family and community health, College Station.
The Paris Balloon and Music Festival has been grounded by the coronavirus pandemic.
This month has been the wettest March on record in more than a decade, and the spring outlook suggests more rain and above-average temperatures are on the way.
While March’s heavy rains were good for keeping drought at bay, they were bad for anyone who doesn’t like to deal with mosquitoes.
The agency is still providing all of its services, only electronically or over the phone.
Peoples Bank has temporarily limited its lobby and offices to bank personnel only as government and health care officials seek to limit the spread of COVID-19 through social distancing.