Residents along the coast are urged to evacuate and be off the roads by no later than 8 p.m. August 26.
"We want to make sure that we provide easy access for people who may be traveling throughout areas," Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo said in a press conference Aug. 24.
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In preparation for the landfalls of both tropical storms Marco and Laura this week, Gov. Greg Abbott issued a proclamation declaring a state of disaster in 23 coastal counties on Aug. 23, which was subsequently approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and President Donald Trump Aug. 24.
Harris County officials are urging residents to prepare for rain, high winds and potential power outages as Tropical Storm Laura approaches.
To date, the project has signed on close to 20 tenants including two pop-up concepts, according to Triten Real Estate Partners.
The investment comes with a commitment to teach new skills to Houston's students and current workforce.
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A total of 1,848 new cases of COVID-19 in Harris County were confirmed over the Aug. 22-23 weekend, but active cases in the county dropped by more than 3,000 over that time as other cases recovered.
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Houston officials are adjusting emergency preparation plans to accommodate the threat of the coronavirus.
Texas Medical Center coronavirus updates: ICU use, hospitalizations down as plasma trial gets underway
COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to drop at Texas Medical Center hospitals, with numbers down 18% from a week ago.
Texas school systems will be required to report COVID-19 cases to the state, and this data will be posted publicly starting next month.
A series of proposals could alter much of the public infrastructure in the area of First Ward near downtown.
Another 955 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Harris County on Aug. 20, including 501 cases in the city of Houston and 454 in Harris County outside of the city.
The Texas Workforce Commission has reported 3.2 million Texans have filed for unemployment relief since mid-March.
Memorial Hermann Medical Group and Children's Memorial Hermann are combining under one new name: Children's Memorial Hermann Pediatrics.
The request for an extension comes in the wake of national reports about expected delays from the U.S. Postal Service.
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The CARES Act-funded program is open to artists and creative businesses or nonprofits that have previously applied for grant funding from the city.
As of Aug. 19, COVID-19 patients take up about 23.9% of the total beds in use.
Houston City Council approved a $175,000 boost to city outreach efforts as the Sept. 30 deadline looms.