Dallas County moves drive-thru test site to Irving, says quicker results to come from private vendor
The new vendor, Honu, is taking over once federal funds run out.
Abbott urged Texans to continue wearing a mask, washing their hands and practicing social distancing.
Gov. Greg Abbott waived the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, or STAAR, testing requirements in March of earlier this year in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Q&A: Baylor College of Medicine's Dr. David Corry discusses immunity, vaccine production amid COVID-19 pandemic
Rapid development and distribution of a vaccine worldwide and successful achievement of herd immunity will be key players in determining the lifespan of the COVID-19 pandemic, said Dr. David Corry, a professor of Medicine in the Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology Section at Baylor College of Medicine.
State announces partnership for increased COVID-19 testing for patients, staff at assisted-living facilities, nursing homes
These test sites will help the state work toward the goal of processing up to 100,000 tests in the first month.
If an employee of a business or restaurant tests positive for COVID-19, establishments are encouraged, but not required, to follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state guidelines.
Frisco chamber to host State of the City, Crayola Experience reopens in Plano: Business, community news from DFW
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott expanded the restrictions that initially required only hospitals in Bexar, Dallas, Harris, and Travis counties to postpone all non-medically necessary surgeries and procedures that are unrelated to COVID-19.
The University Interscholastic League released udpated guidelines for schools conducting summer activities such as sports training and marching band practices on July 8.
For individuals who have not responded to the 2020 census, one of about 500,000 census takers will visit the their household between Aug. 11-Oct. 31.
Federal order means thousands of UT Dallas exchange students must return to in-person learning this fall
International students are limited in the number of online classes they can take outside of a pandemic, but those restrictions were relaxed earlier this year when COVID-19 forced many universities to shut down.
The program offers parents instructional videos for teaching children how to swim at home or in a local pool.
The guidelines address on-campus activities, attendance requirements, and health and safety precautions that should be enforced at Texas schools this year.
Bavarian Grill in Plano fights to stay afloat, SK Arms opens in Flower Mound: Business and community news from Dallas-Fort Worth
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The second phase of reopening announced July 7 expanded services offered at driver license offices.
The guidelines released by ICE require foreign students to take mostly in-person classes to stay in the U.S. on education visas.
Texas students given access to thousands of books, news articles for summer reading through TEA partnership
The Texas Education Agency and Renaissance have partnered to give students unlimited access to enhanced digital books in English and Spanish.
Texans remain focused on the coronavirus pandemic and are less optimistic about returning the state to normal quickly, according to polling by the Texas Politics Project at the University of Texas.
In a letter to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller said demand from distilleries and breweries provides an important revenue stream to the state's farmers.
When interest rates are low, homeowners may look to save money by refinancing, which means getting a new mortgage with a better term or interest rate to lower payments.
Families can also enjoy a virtual summer camp experience Walmart is launching July 8 with sessions led by celebrities, including Drew Barrymore, Neil Patrick Harris and LeBron James.
The new dataset includes an interactive Flood Factor dashboard that anyone can use to assess the risk of flooding over a 30-year period for any address.
“COVID-19 is clearly showing what Texans already know: the state needs to address underlying, non-medical conditions that have a dramatic impact on their health,” Episcopal Health Foundation President and CEO Elena Marks said.
The last record was set June 30, when the county reported 601 new cases.
The Texas comptroller's office has released June sales tax revenue figures.