Here are six updates related to the coronavirus outbreak North Houston readers may have missed.
The Woodlands Township provides update on Help Our Heroes protective equipment drive
Since its launch April 2, The Woodlands Township’s Help Our Heroes donation drive has collected thousands of pieces of personal protective equipment and sanitization products for first responders in Montgomery County.
Harris County Precinct 4 brings mobile testing sites to Tomball, Humble
Mobile testing sites in Tomball and Humble will test eligible residents who have completed an online assessment. The Tomball site will administer tests April 14-16, and the Humble site will provide tests April 20-22 and May 7-9.
Local birth centers, midwife services see increase in interest from expectant mothers
Birthing centers in Spring, Klein and Cy-Fair are seeing an increase in demand as pregnant women seek to avoid the perceived risks and increased restrictions at hospitals.
Sen. John Cornyn says eligible Texans should receive stimulus checks by mid-April
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn said Texans earning less than the specified household income threshold should receive up to $3,400 from the federal government in the coming days to help weather the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus.
Houston coronavirus testing: New guidelines allow for testing without symptoms, more testing sites available
Although testing is still being prioritized for vulnerable populations, new guidelines from the city of Houston allow those without symptoms to be tested in certain cases. This Q&A details the process and lists testing sites.
Ben Thompson, Anna Lotz, Adriana Rezal, Gavin Pugh and Emma Whalen contributed to this report.