Two primary anchors of the government’s COVID protection package are ending or have recently ended. Starting Monday, an estimated 8.9 million people will lose all unemployment benefits. A federal eviction moratorium already has expired.
Beginning Monday, Aug. 30, the Amarillo VA Health Care System is asking patients to refrain from bringing visitors to the clinics, except for a caregiver. These clinic locations include Amarillo, Childress, Clovis, Dalhart and Lubbock.
The Mississippi Poison Control Center sent out a health alert Friday warning health leaders of potential toxicity related to a drug used to deworm livestock that some are using to treat and prevent COVID-19.
Warning of tough days ahead with surging COVID-19 infections, the director of the National Institutes of Health said Sunday the U.S. could decide in the next couple of weeks whether to offer coronavirus booster shots to more Americans this fall.
The Hereford Regional Medical Center is experiencing limited abilities to transfer severely ill and injured patients to larger hospitals in other part of the state due to the surge of COVID-19 cases and hospitalization.
In an effort to reach communities they believe have been overlooked, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) started reaching out to local places of worship to provide vaccines to interested members.