SignatureCare Emergency Center coming soon to Lewisville
SignatureCare Emergency Center is set to open Feb. 17 in Lewisville. (Brian Pardue/Community Impact Newspaper)
By Anna Herod
Anna Herod covers local government, education, business and the environment as the editor of Community Impact Newspaper's Lewisville/Flower Mound/Highland Village edition. In the past, Anna served as the reporter for Community Impact's San Marcos/Buda/Kyle paper. Her bylines have appeared in the Austin American-Statesman, Hays Free Press and The Burleson Star. She is a graduate of Texas State University's School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Many entities in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex have issued stay-at-home or shelter-in-place orders in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
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President Donald Trump is expected to sign the bill into law.
According to Serna, on an average day the Texas Workforce Commission’s four call centers statewide receive 13,000-14,000 calls; on March 22, the agency received 100,000 calls regarding unemployment insurance benefit inquiries.
For small business owners seeking disaster loans during the coronavirus pandemic, local financial aid organizers have one clear message: apply immediately.
Across the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, businesses and community members are stepping up to support health care professionals and high-risk individuals in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak.
As businesses, nonprofits and community members feel the weight of new coronavirus pandemic, efforts to help people in need have been created or have adjusted to continue helping during this time.
Lewisville ISD announced March 26 that district schools will remain closed through April 17 due to the outbreak of COVID-19.
The declaration came as several Texas cities, including Houston, have issued stay-at-home orders.
After hearing that local health professionals were in need of face masks, Mitch Lurie, owner of The Leather Sofa Co. in Lewisville, decided to use his custom furniture business to make and donate 3,000 face masks.
Medical providers and the general public alike are taking precautions against the coronavirus, and facemasks are often in demand by residents in many parts of the U.S.
Which stay-at-home orders apply to North Texans? It depends on how strict governments are, legal expert says.
North Texas governments are tightening restrictions on where people can gather as the rate of new coronavirus cases show no sign of slowing.
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The group of 90 area hospitals asked Gov. Greg Abbott to enact a statewide "shelter in place" policy similar to one recently announced in Dallas County and another being considered in Collin County.