On Tuesday, health district director Gina Prestridge said the J&J vaccine will be temporarily paused. The health district is the only entity receiving a vaccine allocation from the state this week, and that’s 500 Moderna doses.
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Covid remains low at Paris Regional Medical Center, with just four Covid-infected people inpatient daily over the last week. At least 17% of the population in the U.S. is thought to be vaccinated.
The number of U.S. suicides fell nearly 6% last year amid the coronavirus pandemic — the largest annual decline in at least four decades, according to preliminary government data.
Fannin County will continue its Covid-19 disaster declaration as cases tick slightly upward this week and as more vaccines make their way into the hands of the county’s providers.
District staff can receive their shot between 10 a.m. and noon, while the public is invited to receive a shot from 1 to 5 p.m.
Nearly 3,000 doses of vaccine are on the way to Lamar, Red River and Fannin counties in the 17th week of the state’s vaccine rollout, according to Texas Department of State Health Services records.
The Paris Chapter of the NAACP will hold a second vaccination clinic April 17. The Johnson & Johnson one dose vaccine will be given.
Four months into the state’s Covid-19 vaccine rollout, active cases are down to their lowest levels in more than half a year. Thousands more doses are on the way as vaccine clinics in the Red River Valley continue.
Fannin County was the first in the region to set up a Covid-19 Vaccine Call Center, and now it will wind down operations as more vaccine providers come on board with their own registration methods.
The call center will continuing operating through Friday, County Judge Randy Moore said, although its focus is shifted to provide callers information on how they can register for a vaccine elsewhere.
Fifteen weeks into the national rollout of Covid-19 vaccines, and the Red River Valley continues to receive thousands of doses from the state.
Every Texan age 16 or older will be eligible for Covid-19 vaccinations beginning Monday, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.
The free, saliva-based Covid-19 testing is available on campus from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday to anyone who needs it. Because the test is saliva-based, organizers say it’s much more convenient.
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After seeing a lack of people of color at the city’s weekly vaccination clinics, Paris NAACP President Robert High said he will lead the NAACP in undertaking a community service project to get more people a Covid-19 vaccine.
One year ago this week, life in the United States and the Red River Valley changed. The pandemic thrust the Paris-Lamar County Health District into the spotlight. The pandemic also proved challenging for local businesses.
Thousands of Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine doses are making their way into the Red River Valley this week. This week’s vaccine clinic in Paris will move to the Paris High School gymnasium.
Before the Wednesday announcement, already between 10 million and 13 million people — more than one-third of Texas’ population — were eligible, according to state health officials.
Paris Community Theatre: Children’s Theatre classes and rehearsals postponed indefinitely.
The lifting of Gov. Greg Abbott’s statewide mask mandate Wednesday as active Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to fall has left the decision as to whether to require students to wear masks up to local school boards.