Louisiana-based Loft 18 bringing indoor golf, bar, restaurant to Sawyer Yards
Here are some updates from the last week on how school districts across the Greater Houston area are adapting during the coronavirus outbreak.
Texas Central officials announced multiple employees would be laid off March 27 in the wake of a worldwide coronavirus outbreak.
The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County suspended all Park & Ride routes except those serving the Texas Medical Center, effective March 30.
The plummet in economic activity caused by the coronavirus pandemic puts Houston in uncharted waters.
As counties and cities across the region issue shelter-in-place orders to combat the spread of the coronavirus, find out more information on what they mean for your community in the stories below.
How to help: 11 organizations and initiatives needing support in Houston as coronavirus affects the most vulnerable
The coronavirus pandemic has presented challenges to nonprofits, especially those helping vulnerable populations and those with health concerns.
As of March 26, the end of the first week that most major test centers were open, the City of Houston had tested 1,062 patients at its site and Harris County tested 1,700 patients across its two sites.
As non-essential businesses like bars and music venues are forced to close due to coronavirus concerns, musicians find themselves performing for audiences behind computer screens and asking for virtual tips.
Texas Tribune: Many Texans in Congress scrambled to join vote as US House passes coronavirus spending bill
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.
A total of 441 cases of coronavirus have been identified in the Greater Houston area as of March 26.
Find local businesses and nonprofits to support as they grapple with coronavirus-related restrictions through our area guides.