However, Supreme Court justices also said voters can determine for themselves whether or not they are disabled, and local election officials are not obligated to verify those applicants' claims.
Health Care Snapshot 2020: Harris County population outpaces number of physicians, registered nurses
Harris County has fewer physicians and registered nurses per 100,000 residents than nearby Montgomery County, according to 2019 data from Texas Health and Human Services.
In terms of county health in 2020, Harris County ranked among the top 25 on length of life.
In a May 28 statement, General Manager Joseph Bailey said new safety measures are in the works to comply with governmental recommendations, and an operating plan is expected to be reviewed with officials in June.
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Texas Medical Center continued to see week-over-week decreases in the total number of active COVID-19 hospitalizations but also saw a significant increase in patient deaths, the medical center reported May 29.
The Kemah-based nature conservation nonprofit is hosting a rain barrel workshop this weekend for Houstonians thirsting for a way to help conserve the community’s water supply.
Fainmous had originally planned to open in March, just as the coronavirus shutdowns began.
Classes are held Monday through Thursday, June 8 to July 2, with teachers meeting with students using the Microsoft Teams conferencing app.
Items can be put on hold through the library website or by phone, with pickup available at 10 neighborhood locations.
By comparison, 23 deaths were confirmed between May 16-22, and 39 deaths were confirmed between May 9-15.
Country music is on back on tap at Armadillo Palace.
The event kicks off at 7 p.m. May 29.
Venue owners must operate under guidelines that facilitate appropriate social distancing.
Kathryn Tart, dean of the University of Houston’s College of Nursing, spoke with Community Impact Newspaper about how the novel coronavirus is changing the way the university is educating nursing students.
West U will not reopen Colonial Park Pool on May 29; other city buildings and services to resume June 1
West U services and buildings are set to resume and reopen, except Colonial Park Pool.
Northbound and southbound lanes of I-69 Southwest Freeway will be closed between May 29-June 1.
The experimental therapy involves the transfer of plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients to those who are currently symptomatic.
Texas received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to provide more than $1 billion in pandemic food benefits.
The business started as a food truck in 2010.
According to METRO, the two employees were a bus controller and a bus repairman, neither of whom had contact with the public. The bus controller has not worked for METRO since May 17.
The constable received a positive test result after experiencing a low grade fever and no other symptoms.
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.
The public hearing is the first major step toward creating a district of innovation plan.