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COVID-19

Coronavirus Continues To Keep Kids Off The Playground

The Coronavirus continues to keep kids off the playground. Most Texas kids are still learning from home, due to the COVID restrictions. That means virtual classes in core subjects like English and math. But one thing that has gone away is recess. Professor Matt Bowers at UT-Austin says that’s a …

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Calls For Texas To Extend P-EBT

  There are 21 food banks in Texas, and all have been very busy since the beginning of the pandemic. The head of the North Texas food bank wants to see Congress extend the pandemic EBT, set to expire at the end of the month. Under the program, the government …

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Positive Covid Tests At Paris, Rivercrest ISD

Paris ISD announced an additional four students have tested positive for COVID-19. Three were at Crockett Middle School, one at Aiken Elementary, and a high school student tested positive at Rivercrest ISD. That was the second case at Rivercrest.

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Hopkins County Emergency Management COVID-19 Report 09.21.20

Hopkins County reported Monday 25 new positive cases of COVID-19, but also 25 recent recoveries. There are now 321 cumulative patients since testing began in March and a total of 248 who have recovered. There are currently 73 active cases of the virus, and 14 people are now in the …

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Texas Changes COVID-19 Nursing Home Visitation Rules

It’s been more than six months since Texas nursing home residents could have in-person visits. But that’s going to change this week. Beginning Thursday, a resident will be allowed two designated essential family care-givers who can visit, although just one at a time. They’ll have to get training on the …

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Texas And Oklahoma COVID-19 Update For Monday Sept. 21

The Texas State Health Department reported Sunday there were 688,534 total cases of COVID19 and 14,893 deaths. The department estimates that 609,210 people have recovered from the virus, and there are 64,431 active cases. The Oklahoma health department reported Sunday there were 76,807 total cases reported and a total of …

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COVID-19 Revolving Loan Fund Plan

NORTHEAST TEXAS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT REVOLVING LOAN FUND PLAN May 2018 Revised 9/24/2020 Revised to include COVID-19. PLAN INTRODUCTION Under Title IX of the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1967, as amended, the Economic Development Administration, hereinafter called EDA, may assist distressed areas experiencing long-term economic deterioration or …

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COVID-19 Latest County Sunday (Sep 20) 7:00 PM

Sunday, Sep 20, – 7:00 pm Where Confirmed Deceased Recovered Active Worldwide 31,216,795 964,724 22,591,795 7,493,594 The U.S. 7,000,132 204,113 4,245,818 2,550,201 Texas 721,966 15,206 625,203 81,557 Thursday, Aug 20, – 6:00 pm Where Confirmed Deceased Recovered Active Worldwide 22,791,986 795,454 15,229,265 6,623,494 The U.S. 5,739,998 177,216 3,081,843 2,480,939 Texas …

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