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.
The new cases of coronavirus reported on May 28 include 15 more in Lewisville and two more in Flower Mound, according to health officials.
Here are five recent updates from the metroplex, on delayed openings, mass layoffs and more.
The American Red Cross has roughly 1,300 blood donation appointments in North Texas that need to be filled through June 15.
Money-saving tactics include an indefinite hiring freeze and the delay of some projects, according to a spokesperson.
Venue owners must operate under guidelines that facilitate appropriate social distancing.
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Texas received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to provide more than $1 billion in pandemic food benefits.
The office provides routine dental appointments, restorative treatments and dentistry services for children.
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 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.
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.
Texas Secretary of State Ruth Hughs released a checklist May 26 for voters to follow to help prevent the spread of coronavirus at polls.
The cafe will serve breakfast and lunch food.
The layoffs represent 3% of the health system’s workforce.
Starting Friday, May 29, water parks will be allowed to open but must limit guests to 25% of their normal operating capacity.
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.
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The University Interscholastic League released guidelines for allowing sports workouts and marching bands to practice.
Galactic Gallery is expected to open in a recently constructed, 5,000-square-foot art gallery this summer at 4140 Bryce Lane, Flower Mound.
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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.
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.
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.
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.