UTMB experts say COVID-19 airborne transmission is responsible for rapid spread; virus lasts more than 12 hours in air
Two infectious disease experts from the Bay Area gave an update on the coronavirus and current research efforts July 14.
The county itself surpassed the 50,000 case mark July 15.
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TRANSPORTATION UPDATE: Harris County awards $8.8M construction contract for Louetta Road extension and bridge
Harris County commissioners voted unanimously at a July 14 meeting to award a construction contract of $8.8 million for a bridge project at Louetta Road over Little Cypress Creek.
The way elections are run and voters are registered in Harris County could look different following the 2020 elections, as Harris County Commissioners Court has begun exploring alternatives to the county's current democratic system.
As school districts throughout the Greater Houston area begin to release details about what in-person and virtual learning options will look like in the fall, questions remain for local parents and educators.
Gov. Abbott: Texas Education Agency to extend online learning option for school districts in 2020-21 school year
Texas school districts may be able to continue online learning for longer than three weeks, according to Gov. Greg Abbott.
Additionally, all Walmart stores will have a single entrance beginning July 20.
Texas Renaissance Festival to offer limited number of date-specific tickets July 18; face masks encouraged during 46th season
Should the festival season be canceled amid the coronavirus pandemic, all tickets will be honored for the 2021 festival season, or guests may request a refund, according to festival information.
ELECTION RESULTS: Siegel declares victory, will face Republican incumbent Michael McCaul in November
Candidate Mike Siegel declared victory over opponent Pritesh Gandhi during a Zoom call with media July 14.
Harris County coronavirus count: New cases top 1,400 for fourth straight day as positivity rate rises
See the latest trends on COVID-19 in Harris County.
UPDATED: Michael Moore wins Democratic runoff, will face Tom Ramsey in race for Harris County Precinct 3 commissioner seat
With all voting centers reporting, unofficial results show Michael Moore emerging victorious in the Democratic primary runoff election for Harris County Precinct 3 commissioner.
Along with 150,000 ballots cast throughout the two-week early voting process, total voter turnout broke records for primary runoffs in the county.
Republican nominee Joe Danna is set to face incumbent Democrat Ed Gonzalez in November's general election for Harris County sheriff.
Perfect 10 Beauty Bar in The Woodlands rebounds, Cy-Hope holds food distribution event: News from Houston
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The increased capacity in the channel is expected to reduce flooding risks during two-, five- and 10-year storms in the nearby communities.
While the added $600 federal unemployment benefits will end, Texans are still eligible for other forms of relief.
The location is scheduled to open later this year.
The event will run from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. or until all food is distributed.
Construction is underway on the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Phase 2F to improve intersections and modify signals along Hwy. 6 between West Little York and West roads and on FM 1960 between Fallbrook and Kenswick drives.
Dr. Steven H. Kelder recently answered several questions for Community Impact Newspaper regarding COVID-19; trends in cases statewide; and important considerations for parents, students and educators as the 2020-21 school year approaches.
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Public health officials in Houston and Harris County reported that 2,001 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed July 13, a new single-day record for the county.
Houston school districts assess digital divide amid virtual learning preparations for 2020-21 school year
Access to digitial devices and at-home internet will be critical as virtual learning becomes the new norm for many students in the upcoming school year.
Gov. Greg Abbott announced July 13 the U.S. Department of Defense would provide more resources to Texas to combat the rise of COVID-19.