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Primary care providers in Lewisville, Flower Mound Highland Village adapt, urge patients to continue routine checkups

Local health professionals said more patients have started putting off preventive health care for fear of being exposed to the coronavirus—a trend some doctors believe is likely to cause more harm than good.


6:55 PM May 28, 2020 CDT

33 new coronavirus cases reported in Denton County

The new cases of coronavirus reported on May 28 include 15 more in Lewisville and two more in Flower Mound, according to health officials.


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.



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.


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.


Spectators to be welcomed back to Texas outdoor sporting events May 31 at 25% of venue capacity

Venue owners must operate under guidelines that facilitate appropriate social distancing.


Development news and other top stories from this week in DFW

Read the most popular stories so far this week from Community Impact Newspaper's Dallas-Fort Worth coverage.



Some Texas students eligible for one-time federal benefit to aid with food purchases

Texas received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to provide more than $1 billion in pandemic food benefits.


River Walk Dental now open in Flower Mound

The office provides routine dental appointments, restorative treatments and dentistry services for children.


Texas comptroller predicts slow, steady economic turnaround post-pandemic

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said the state entered the era of the coronavirus in a healthy financial situation, which bodes well for the future as reopening continues, but that Texans are not out of the woods yet.


Gov. Greg Abbott announces $3.6 million project to connect nursing home residents to families

Gov. Greg Abbott announced May 27 that $3.6 million will be provided to nursing facilities to purchase tablets, webcams and headphones to connect residents with family members.



30 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Denton County

Denton County Public Health announced May 27 that an additional 30 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed locally, bringing the county’s total number of cases to 1,285.


State of Texas releases voter health checklist for polling stations in June and July

Texas Secretary of State Ruth Hughs released a checklist May 26 for voters to follow to help prevent the spread of coronavirus at polls.


My Cafe Breakfast & Lunch coming soon to Flower Mound

The cafe will serve breakfast and lunch food.


Baylor Scott & White Health to lay off 1,200 after reporting 'drastic drop' in visits

The layoffs represent 3% of the health system’s workforce.



Gov. Abbott issues proclamation allowing water parks to open

Starting Friday, May 29, water parks will be allowed to open but must limit guests to 25% of their normal operating capacity.


The latest: coronavirus cases, recoveries by ZIP code in Lewisville, Flower Mound, Highland Village

Denton County Public Health announced May 26 that an additional 22 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed locally, bringing the county’s total number of cases to 1,255.


New hotel and small-business grants: News from the DFW area

Read Community Impact Newspaper's coverage of the Dallas-Fort Worth area here.


Texas schools may begin hosting sports workouts, band practices June 8

The University Interscholastic League released guidelines for allowing sports workouts and marching bands to practice.



Galactic Gallery coming soon to Flower Mound

Galactic Gallery is expected to open in a recently constructed, 5,000-square-foot art gallery this summer at 4140 Bryce Lane, Flower Mound.


ROUNDUP: How DFW businesses are faring amid COVID-19

Here are 10 recent updates on the metroplex business and restaurant community, with stories on new businesses opening, old businesses struggling, owners making innovations and more.


Expanded testing, population growth in Frisco and 3 other DFW-area stories

Here are five recent updates from the Dallas-Fort Worth area, on a butcher shop in Keller, expanded COVID-19 testing in Collin County and more.


Freestanding ERs in Texas can now care for Medicaid, Medicare patients during pandemic

In April, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced that independent, freestanding ERs in Texas and several other states can be recognized health care providers eligible for reimbursement for treating Medicaid and Medicare patients during the coronavirus pandemic.



North Texas Food Bank says new donation will provide 300,000 meals for residents in need

The North Texas Food Bank received a $100,000 donation from online retailer Amazon as the nonprofit continues to provide meals for residents in need.


30th Denton County resident dies due to coronavirus, 17 new cases confirmed

Denton County Public Health announced May 22 that a Carrollton woman in her 60s has died due to COVID-19, bringing the county’s total number of coronavirus-related deaths to 30.