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COVID-19

COVID Delta Variant Creating New Surge

The new COVID variant is coming in hard and fast. Delta is now the dominant COVID variant, and Fr. Bryan Aslip with UT-Health says not only is it more transmissible, but the kids who catch it get sicker. He says they have to put kids on ventilators, and when that …

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Lamar County COVID-19 Update For July 13

The Paris Lamar County Health District reports two new cases of COVID-19 but no recent deaths. However, the Texas DSHS Coronavirus Dashboard shows 20 active with the virus in Lamar County, with a total death count of 158.

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Oklahoma Doctor Warns Of COVID Surge

An Oklahoma physician warned Thursday that an increase in coronavirus cases in the state could be the beginning of another surge. The seven-day average of new COVID cases in Oklahoma has increased 90% since June 7 from 99 daily to 190 daily. The figures are based on Oklahoma State Department …

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Paris Lamar County Health District Hosting Shot Clinic

  Paris – Lamar County Health District is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a FREE COVID-19 Vaccine Shot Clinic at the Dairy Queen in Powderly, TX, on Tuesday, July 13th, 2021 from 9am to 3pm. We will be offering the Moderna Vaccine – (18 years and older), …

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CDC Changes Mask Guidance

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people on Thursday, allowing them to stop wearing masks outdoors in crowds and most indoor settings. The advice still calls for wearing masks in crowded indoor settings like buses, planes, hospitals, prisons, and homeless shelters. Still, it …

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Texas Ranks No. 41 out of 50

The U.S. is making progress in the fight against COVID-19, though every state has taken its best path. SYKES set out to find which states have had the most and least effective pandemic response using an original methodology. Texas ranks #41 in SYKES’ “Best COVID-19–Fighting States in America in 2021” …

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Paris-Lamar County Health District Rescheduling Second Shots

From the Paris-Lamar County Health District: Due to an event already scheduled at the Love Civic Center this Friday, we are now preparing MODERNA SECOND DOSES due on April 23 for April 30, which is well within the 24-42 day guideline per the CDC. We will begin scheduling those on …

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