Area locally owned gyms plan to give back to their members once coronavirus concerns pass.
On the heels of Gov. Greg Abbott's orders to close all state parks and historical sites to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, the Texas A&M Forest Service is closing William Goodrich Jones State Forest in The Woodlands area until further notice.
Harris County launches Small Business Economic Assistance Loan Program, begins process of creating COVID-19 relief fund
In partnership with the Houston-Galveston Area Council, Harris County launched a $10 million Small Business Economic Assistance Loan Program on April 7 to help small businesses on the road to recovery.
Both full-time and part-time employees will receive a check on April 10.
The passage of House Bill 3 mandated Texas school districts to offer full-day pre-K to eligible students if half-day programming was already in place, according to the Texas Education Agency. Districts with 15 or more eligible 4-year-olds must offer pre-K programming, according to the TEA.
The fund hopes to start cutting checks as early as this week.
Gov. Greg Abbott announced via a news release April 7 that state parks and historic sites should be temporarily closed to help curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Abbott said the closure is to help prevent large gatherings and strengthen social distancing.
From face masks to hand sanitizer, North Houston residents and companies are getting creative to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
VIDEO: Texas Tribune interview with Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar about the coronavirus's effects on the state economy
At 8 a.m. April 7, The Texas Tribune will host a live interview with Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar, conducted by Texas Tribune Executive Editor Ross Ramsey.
Coronavirus count: Positive cases increase among Harris County jail staff; Galveston officials report 4 new deaths
Total coronavirus cases in the Greater Houston area continue to rise.
New data from the Rice University Kinder Instutite of Urban Research suggests social distancing efforts have been effective.
See recent stories regarding the coronavirus that have been published recently in North Houston.
America's ER Medical Centers opened the first drive-thru testing site for the new coronavirus disease in Montgomery County on April 4.
Just weeks after the Houston Rodeo was canceled due to fears of coronavirus community spread, NRG Stadium is undergoing a transformation to serve as an ancillary medical site for patients.
Essential workers struggling to find child care amid coronavirus shutdowns can now find a provider and potentially receive financial assistance through a new Southeast Texas database.
Clinical testing of the vaccine will begin April 6, the company said.
All Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office jail staff and inmates are now required to wear masks.
The plan to release certain nonviolent inmates was announced earlier this week to try to prevent a coronavirus outbreak at the Harris County Jail.
Catch up on some of the latest coronavirus updates for the North Houston area below.
TSA limits checkpoints at George Bush Intercontinental Airport; Houston Airport System expects significant decline in March passengers
With low passenger travel amid the coronavirus pandemic, Transportation Security Administration checkpoints at George Bush Intercontinental Airport have been consolidated to make better use of resources and personnel, Houston Airport System officials said.
Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough shared information on the county's preparedness and testing capabilities during the meeting.
The energy company said the Houston Food Bank will receive $200,000, including $50,000 in gasoline gift cards. The Montgomery County Food Bank will also receive $50,000.
The ongoing coronavirus outbreak and Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough's stay-at-home order, effective March 27 through April 30, have replaced residents on the streets of one of the fastest growing areas in the country with silence.
Medical protective gear will be collected at The Woodlands Central Fire Station on Mondays and Thursdays.