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.



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Haidilao Hot Pot has opened in Frisco. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Haidilao Hot Pot opens location in Frisco

The restaurant serves Chinese hot pot, which is a style of cooking food in a pot of boiling broth at the table.




Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Centennial is expanding its cardiovascular services. (Courtesy Baylor Scott & White Health)
Plano heart hospital bringing cardiovascular services to Frisco

Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital-Plano—ranked among the top 1% of heart hospitals in the country—is bringing its services to the Frisco hospital and providing relationships and oversight of the program

Walk-On's is opening in McKinney in 2022. (Courtesy Walk-Ons Sports Bistreaux & Bar)
Co-owner Dak Prescott to launch eatery in McKinney; Goody Goody Liquor coming to Keller and more DFW-area news

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Children disembark the bus and head into the Boys & Girls Club for afterschool programs. (Courtesy Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County)
Driver shortage, membership decrease affects Boys & Girls Clubs driver services

“Not having a pool of drivers available also has affected the growth of our organization, as we are unable to access more areas to bring more members into the clubs,” Boys & Girls Club CEO Marianne Radley said.

BP Performance opened in April. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
BP Performance fitness center opens in Frisco

BP Performance offers boot camps, youth programs, professional athlete training, personal training, physical therapy, dry needling, chiropractic services and massage therapy.

Hot Body Yoga in Frisco is now under new ownership. (Courtesy Hot Body Yoga)
Hot Body Yoga under new ownership in Frisco

The brother and sister said their goal is to build a yoga community where everyone can feel comfortable entering the studio, regardless of their abilities.

Crumbl Cookies offers over 120 rotating cookie flavors. (Courtesy Crumbl Cookies)
Crumbl Cookies to open in Plano; McKinney trash pickup rates to rise and more DFW-area news

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Frisco City Council gets first look at findings from regional transit studies

Michael Morris, director of transportation with the North Central Texas Council of Governments, gave a virtual presentation during the council’s work session on transit needs for the city as well as the possibility of passenger rail service.

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Frisco City Council again tables rezoning proposal for $1B development called The Link

Frisco City Council members heard an update May 4 about the proposed rezoning for a 239-acre project known as The Link.

The Omni PGA Frisco Resort will open in spring 2023. (Rendering courtesy Omni Hotels & Resorts)
GALLERY: Groundbreaking kicks off construction on Omni PGA Frisco Resort

The development was delayed by about a year due to the hit the hotel industry took from the COVID-19 pandemic, but is moving forward now.

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Jakes Burgers and Beer locations in North Texas, including in Frisco, under new ownership

The restaurant is known for its locally sourced beef burgers and selection of local brews and Texas spirits.