Coronavirus coverage roundup in the Dallas-Fort Worth area

Members of the Frisco Downtown Merchants Association have created a daily digital support meeting during the coronavirus pandemic. The group's members are working together to help one another stay in business. (Courtesy Ed Mahoney)
Members of the Frisco Downtown Merchants Association have created a daily digital support meeting during the coronavirus pandemic. The group's members are working together to help one another stay in business. (Courtesy Ed Mahoney)

Members of the Frisco Downtown Merchants Association have created a daily digital support meeting during the coronavirus pandemic. The group's members are working together to help one another stay in business. (Courtesy Ed Mahoney)

With the fast-changing nature of the coronavirus pandemic, it can be hard to keep up with everything going on in your community. Here are some noteworthy stories from the past week dealing with the impact of the coronavirus.

Dallas County creates COVID-19 relief fund

In partnership with a local nonprofit, Dallas County is collecting funds to support its “front-line responders.” Click here to learn more.

Downtown Frisco merchants form mutual support network

Businesses comprising the Frisco Downtown Merchants Association have been working to keep each other afloat even as coronavirus limits their ability to do so. Click here to learn more.



McKinney restaurant Rye offering DIY meal, cocktail kits

Since its dining room closed, Rye has started selling do-it-yourself meal and cocktail kits as well as some of Rye's pantry items. Click here to learn more.

Richardson Animal Shelter reports increase in adoptions amid coronavirus

Other shelters have become crowded due to COVID-19 concerns, but Richardson Animal Shelter is reporting an increase in adoptions and a decrease in pet surrenders. Click here to learn more.

See what measures DFW-area school districts are taking to deter coronavirus

As the coronavirus takes hold in Texas, see what local school districts are doing to prevent its spread. Click here to learn more.

Emily Davis, Makenzie Plusnick, Olivia Lueckemeyer and William C. Wadsack contributed to this report.