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Here is the latest data from Collin County and Denton County's public health departments. (Chase Autin/Community Impact Newspaper)
Here is the latest data from Collin County and Denton County's public health departments. (Chase Autin/Community Impact Newspaper)

Here is the latest data from Collin County and Denton County's public health departments. (Chase Autin/Community Impact Newspaper)

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DATA: Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Plano ZIP codes

As of May 18, there have been 316 confirmed cases of coronavirus across the six Plano ZIP codes in both Collin and Denton counties, according to health officials.

DATA: Confirmed COVID-19 cases in McKinney ZIP codes

As of May 18, there have been 220 confirmed cases of the coronavirus across the four McKinney ZIP codes, according to Collin County health officials.



Frisco Athletic Center reopens with modified hours, limited capacity

The Frisco Athletic Center reopened its doors May 18 with a capacity limit of no more than 50 members at a time.

Richardson opens more facilities, cancels major events based on governor's latest order

Officials in Richardson are once again analyzing how to move forward as Texas enters the second phase of its reopening plan.

Outdoor rock wall planned next to Plano indoor climbing facility

A new outdoor rock-climbing area may be coming to a Plano business after city officials approved the new plans.

Liesbeth Powers, William C. Wadsack, Olivia Lueckemeyer and Daniel Houston contributed to this report.






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Frisco confirmed a mosquito pool in the city had tested positive for West Nile Virus on May 29. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
Frisco confirms local mosquito pool tested positive for West Nile

Frisco officials said they would be increasing surveillance efforts citywide and treating areas of stagnant water along Hickory Street near Oakbrook Park with larvicide.

Health officials in Collin and Denton counties confirmed six new cases of COVID-19 in Frisco on May 29. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Collin, Denton counties report 6 new COVID-19 cases in Frisco

Of the 175 total cases that have been reported in Frisco, 106 are from Collin County, and 69 are from Denton County.

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Collin County to transition coronavirus case management to state health department

The Texas Department of State Health Services will perform all COVID-19 case investigations and contact tracing for Collin County following a vote by Collin County Commissioners Court on May 29.

Frisco pediatricians said developmental delays in patients, such as motor skills and speech, may not get caught on time without regular evaluations. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Frisco pediatric clinics pivot to continue evaluating patients amid COVID-19

Two months into the coronavirus pandemic, around half of patients at Kids’ World Pediatrics have rescheduled their appointments, according to the clinic’s two physicians.

Collin College is providing this assistance in partnership with the U.S. Department of Education and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. (Chase Autin/Community Impact Newspaper)
Collin College offering grants, tuition credit for students affected by coronavirus pandemic

Collin College is offering student grants and tuition credit to students who have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic and the college's shift to online courses.

A LongHorn Steakhouse was expected to open in early 2020 at The Citadel development near I-35W and Heritage Trace Parkway. The opening has been delayed, according to staff. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)
Tuesday Morning bankruptcy, census data and three other DFW-area stories

Here are five recent updates from the metroplex, on delayed openings, mass layoffs and more.

Those who give blood through May 31 will receive a t-shirt by mail while supplies last. For the month of June, donators will receive a $5 Amazon gift card through email, courtesy Amazon, according to American Red Cross. (Courtesy American Red Cross)
Red Cross offers incentives for blood donations in Dallas-Fort Worth area

The American Red Cross has roughly 1,300 blood donation appointments in North Texas that need to be filled through June 15.

The White Rock Family YMCA in Dallas is among the seven area locations that are set to reopen at partial capacity June 1. (Courtesy YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas)
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Sam Johnson, former prisoner of war and Collin County-area congressman, dies at 89

Sam Johnson, a former prisoner of war who represented Collin County communities for nearly three decades in Congress, died May 27 in Plano.

Health officials in Collin County confirmed one new case of COVID-19 in Frisco on May 28. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Collin County reports 1 new COVID-19 case in Frisco

Data released by the city shows the number of active cases of COVID-19 as of May 28 in Frisco was 38.

Normally crowded toll roads are experiencing a decline in the number of motorists, according to data from the North Texas Tollway Authority. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)
North Texas Tollway Authority develops plan to mitigate unprecedented loss of revenue

Money-saving tactics include an indefinite hiring freeze and the delay of some projects, according to a spokesperson.