Humble, Kingwood rehabilitation specialists say coronavirus crisis causing relapse epidemic among opioid addicts
Rehabilitation specialists in the Lake Houston area said the recent coronavirus pandemic is causing a “relapse epidemic” of opiate addicts.
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.
There are 772 hospital beds among the hospitals in the Humble and Kingwood areas. Of those beds, 46 beds, or 5.96% of all beds, are dedicated to coronavirus patients amid the pandemic.
In terms of county health in 2020, Harris County ranked among the top 25 on length of life.
Imagine Early Education and Childcare will open a new location in late July at 6002 Atascocita Road, Humble.
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.
That number includes 27 hospitalizations.
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.
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Health Care Snapshot 2020: Montgomery County improves state ranking for number of physicians, registered nurses
Montgomery County has more physicians and registered nurses per 100,000 residents than nearby Harris County, according to 2019 data from Texas Health and Human Services.
By comparison, 23 deaths were confirmed between May 16-22, and 39 deaths were confirmed between May 9-15.
Lone Star College plans to partially open 26 of its buildings June 1, prioritizing health science buildings.
The county reported 14 new cases of the disease May 28.
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.
Venue owners must operate under guidelines that facilitate appropriate social distancing.
RC’s NYC Pizza & Pasta, located at 21572 Market Place Drive, Ste. 100, New Caney, permanently closed May 17.
In 2020 county health rankings, Montgomery County ranked among the top 15 counties in Texas in the length of life and quality of life categories.
The funding was part of an $8.2 million distribution to dozens of nonprofits in the region announced May 28.
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.
Texas received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to provide more than $1 billion in pandemic food benefits.
Montgomery County Precinct 1 Commissioner Mike Meador called the lawsuit a “political posturing move.”
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.