ROUNDUP: 5 recent stories on the DFW area’s continued coronavirus response

The Grapevine-Colleyville ISD Health Department has been busy assisting the district with health initiatives, such as delivering meals. (Courtesy Amy Taldo)
The Grapevine-Colleyville ISD Health Department has been busy assisting the district with health initiatives, such as delivering meals. (Courtesy Amy Taldo)

The Grapevine-Colleyville ISD Health Department has been busy assisting the district with health initiatives, such as delivering meals. (Courtesy Amy Taldo)

Read the latest coronavirus updates from communities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area below.

Dallas County judge clarifies shelter-in-place order, condemns businesses that violate it

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins held a press conference April 2 to reinforce aspects of his shelter-in-place order that went into effect March 23. He emphasized the county’s prohibition on in-person religious gatherings of any size, which directly contradicts Gov. Greg Abbott’s statewide order. He also urged the public to report any nonessential businesses in violation.

Economic relief available for small businesses in Keller, Roanoke, northeast Fort Worth

Editor Ian Pribanic explains the financial resources that are now available for small businesses through the federal $2 trillion economic stimulus package passed by Congress.



Grapevine-Colleyville ISD Health Department donates medical supplies to area clinics

As the nation continues to struggle with a shortage of personal protective equipment for health care workers, the Grapevine-Colleyville ISD Health Department took initiative by rounding up unused equipment to donate to area clinics.

Medical gear, sanitation items donated to first responders in Richardson

In Richardson, the local fire and police departments are looking to community organizations for support to keep first responders protected.

McKinney relief fund for musicians launches with online watch party amid coronavirus concerns

A livestream concert and auction series is launching this weekend to raise funds for the McKinney Musician Relief Fund, which will assist full-time artists who are without work as shelter-in-place orders keep people home.

Olivia Lueckemeyer, Ian Pribanic, Miranda Jaimes, Makenzie Plusnick and Liesbeth Powers contributed to this report.