“If you already were barely making it paycheck to paycheck and you’ve lost that paycheck—I really can’t imagine it.”
Two Cypress families whose needs were not being met by local entertainment options took it upon themselves to open a 6,000-square-foot indoor playground in February 2019.
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.
Some camps have been canceled, but others are implementing new safety precautions to cope with the coronavirus.
The sandwich shop is opening Monday at Fairfield Town Center.
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.
About $8.2 million raised from private donations was distributed to 65 nonprofits on May 28.
Co-owner Chris Clarabut catered his brother-in-law’s wedding four years ago, not knowing it would be the start of 2 Guys 1 Pit BBQ & Catering, he said.
By comparison, 23 deaths were confirmed between May 16-22, and 39 deaths were confirmed between May 9-15.
Seniors of the graduating Class of 2020 are being celebrated with gifts and well-wishes through organized Facebook groups and "adopt-a-senior" programs created by Greater Houston-area community members.
Lone Star College plans to partially open 26 of its buildings June 1, prioritizing health science buildings.
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.
The experimental therapy involves the transfer of plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients to those who are currently symptomatic.
The county continues to operate a total of six testing locations, where up to 1,700 residents can access testing each day.
Texas received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to provide more than $1 billion in pandemic food benefits.
More than 13,000 residents in the Cy-Fair area filed for unemployment insurance benefits between April 15-May 16.
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.
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.
Churches across the Cy-Fair area closed their doors and moved services to alternative formats for several weeks in March, April and May due to the threat of community spread of COVID-19.
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.