ROUNDUP: Protect yourself from scams, and four other DFW-area stories

County officials have identified the number of COVID-19 cases in each ZIP code. (Katherine Borey/Community Impact Newspaper)
County officials have identified the number of COVID-19 cases in each ZIP code. (Katherine Borey/Community Impact Newspaper)

County officials have identified the number of COVID-19 cases in each ZIP code. (Katherine Borey/Community Impact Newspaper)

In case you missed them the first time around, here are five coronavirus-related updates from the metroplex.

'I’m Caller No. 2,145 today': Business owners grapple with arduous federal loan process

Many business owners are in a state of limbo as they await word from the U.S. Small Business Administration on the status of their disaster relief loans.

Community launches Richardson Strong initiative to promote solidarity, benefit Network of Community Ministries

Blue signs sporting the words "Richardson Strong" have begun to show up outside of homes and businesses across the city.



The grassroots initiative started as a way to honor health care workers at Methodist Richardson Medical Center but quickly morphed into something bigger, MRMC President Ken Hutchenrider said.

IN THE KNOW: Protect yourself from common scams related to the coronavirus

Many government entities are sounding the alarm on scams targeting consumers in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

LATEST: Dallas County announces mandatory mask policy for essential business workers, public transpo

Starting April 18, all visitors to essential businesses, essential business employees and public transportation users are required to wear a cloth mask.

Tarrant County tracking COVID-19 cases by ZIP code, other metrics

Starting in April, Tarrant County Public Health officials have begun providing more detailed information on the spread of the COVID-19 virus in the county.

Ian Pribanic and Olivia Lueckemeyer contributed to this report.



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CoolHeads Salon for Men is now open on FM 423 in Frisco. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
CoolHeads Salon for Men opens in west Frisco

Services offered include haircuts, shampoo and conditioning, face shaving, facial waxing, and hair coloring.

The Texas Central rail connection from Dallas to Houston will feature a bullet train similar to this one. (Courtesy Texas Central Partners/Community Impact Newspaper)
Texas Supreme Court declines to review high-speed rail case, freeing company up to use eminent domain

Texas Central, the company looking to build a 236-mile high-speed rail line connecting Houston and Dallas, has been given a big win in an ongoing legal battle over whether the company is legally recognized as a "railroad company" under state law.

Frisco confirmed another mosquito pool that tested positive for West Nile virus. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Frisco set to spray for mosquitoes June 19-21

The spraying will occur to the west and south of Northwest Community Park.

Hand pulling slice of pizza from a box
Romeo's Pizza arrives in Frisco

Romeo's Pizza brought its cuisine to the Lone Star State this month. The chain's first Texas location is in Frisco.

Bojangles recently announced it signed a franchise agreement to open a new location in Richardson. (Courtesy Bojangles)
Bojangles fried chicken coming to Richardson; bar and grill opens at Grapevine golf course and more DFW-area news

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Perry's Steakhouse in Frisco set for summer renovations

Perry's Steakhouse in Frisco is brightening up their dining experience just in time for summer.

George A. Purefoy Municipal Center (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)
Frisco's first, only city manager George Purefoy projected to retire next year, city says

Purefoy has overseen execution of laws and the day-to-day administrative affairs for 34 years.

Three Empires Brewing Co. is projected to open this fall at the Main Street Food Hall, 9145 John W. Elliott Drive, Frisco. (Courtesy Three Empires Brewing Co.)
Three Empires Brewing Co. eyes fall opening in Frisco’s Main Street Food Hall

The brewery will have indoor seating and a large, outside patio and beer garden behind the building.

Mesero has six locations across the metroplex, with a seventh on the way in Southlake. (Courtesy Mesero)
Tex-Mex restaurant may come to Southlake; African fusion eatery opens in Frisco and more DFW-area news

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