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1/11/2022 Back to Code Red Hopefully not for too long&utmsource=t.co&utmmedium=referral) .Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo on Monday moved the county again to its highest COVID-19 threat level, her office said.The announcement should be old hat for Hidalgo, [who has moved to Level Red] each of the past three calendar years.‚AuUnfortunately, today we find ourselves crossing a threshold we don‚Aot want to cross,‚Au Hidalgo said ...
12/22/2021 1st known Omicron death in U.S. reported in Texas The Week ... COVID-19 due to his unvaccinated status and had underlying health conditions."The Omicron variant was first detected in southern Africa in late November, and last week, became the dominant strain in new U.S. cases. Harris County's top public official, Judge Lina Hidalgo, said on Monday that Omicron is spreading quickly through the region, and The New York Times found that the county on average is reporting more than 2,000 ...
12/21/2021 First omicron death in US reported in Harris County, Texas ‚Äì Riverside, California Riverside, California 2021-12-20 23:30:20 ‚AiAccording to Judge Lina Hidalgo of Harris County, the patient was a man in his fifties who had not been vaccinated and was in underlying health.Houston ‚Ai Harris County, after being warned of a surge in Omicron during the holidays COVID-19 (new coronavirus infection. This is also the first known death of Omicron reported nationally.Judge Lina Hidalgo County ...
12/21/2021 North Texas COVID-19 surge “is inevitable,” warns Parkland's chief medical officer North Texas hospitals are preparing for a COVID-19 surge that may come in early January, sparked by the new omicron variant, a highly contagious strain that emerged here less than two weeks ago. A ... its first death related to the variant, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo said. The case is believed to be the first recorded death related to omicron in the U.S. Hidalgo said the victim was a ...
12/7/2021 The first case of the COVID-19 omicron variant in Texas has been identified in the Houston area James Robson, a biomedical engineering graduate student, holds a swab and specimen vial at the COVID-19 on-campus testing lab, Thursday, July 23, 2020, at Boston University in Boston. A Harris County woman has tested positive for the COVID-19 omicron variant, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo said on Monday.It's the first case of the rapidly spreading strand of the virus identified in Texas.An unidentified northwest Harris ...
12/7/2021 Texas reports its first case of the omicron COVID-19 variant Texas reports its first case of the omicron COVID-19 variant Texas Tribune December 6, 2021 7:08 pm Updated: Tags: Politics , health care , vaccination , coronavirus , Texas Legislature A lab at Methodist Dallas Medical Center prepares ... the Texas Department of State Health Services and county Judge Lina Hidalgo . Ad Many questions still surround omicron, even as it remains high on the radar of state and federal health officials. While early indicators ...
12/7/2021 Texas reports its first case of the omicron COVID-19 variant ... COVID-19 variant, a strain flagged as potentially more infectious than any that has come before it, including the delta variant responsible for surges still happening across the country, state health officials said on Monday.The variant was identified in Texas in a Harris County woman in her 40s, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services and county Judge Lina Hidalgo .Many questions still surround omicron, even as ...
11/30/2021 Back At Yellow Despite Omicron Threat Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo has placed us back at threat level YELLOW as the COVID-19 positivity rate is less than 5% and hospitalizations are down-trending. The definition of YELLOW is:Level 3 signifies a moderate and controlled level of COVID-19 in Harris County, meaning a further demonstrated reduction transmission and the local healthcare system is well within capacity. Unvaccinated residents should remain vigilant, but can resume ...
11/29/2021 Harris County at ‚Äúmoderate‚Äù threat level again For now&utmsource=t.co&utmmedium=referral) . As with all things, for now.The COVID-19 threat level in Harris County was reduced Friday to moderate from significant as the local number of hospitalized patients and new cases met thresholds that guide the meter while a new variant raised concerns that prompted countries across the world to once again restrict travel.County Judge Lina Hidalgo‚Aos office announced the ...
8/24/2021 Texas' biggest county saw a sixfold jump in vaccine rates after offering $100 for first doses - Eagle Pass Business Journal ... COVID-19 shot, the number of daily vaccinations has shot up to six times its previous rate, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo said Tuesday.‚AuWe had an inkling that something was going right when I started my announcement [about the incentive] at noon, and by the time I was done, 30 minutes later, there was a line of cars waiting to receive the vaccine,‚Au Hidalgo said. ‚AuWe haven‚Aot ...
8/24/2021 Texas' biggest county saw a sixfold jump in vaccine rates after offering $100 for first doses A week after public health officials in Texas‚Ao most populous county started handing out $100 cash cards to locals getting their first COVID-19 shot, the number of daily vaccinations has shot up to six times its previous rate, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo said Tuesday.‚AuWe had an inkling that something was going right when I started my announcement [about the incentive] at noon, and by the time ...
8/19/2021 Appointments only at NRG Park vaccination site after $100 incentive program boosts traffic HOUSTON ‚Ai Harris County‚Aos mega-vaccination site at NRG Park became appointment-only Wednesday afternoon after a surge in traffic. It comes a day after County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced a new $100 incentive for people getting their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at all Harris County Public Health ...
8/18/2021 Harris County Judge Hidalgo announces $100 giveaway to those getting first dose of COVID-19 vaccine HOUSTON (CW39) $100 VACCINE INCENTIVE. Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo has announced a $100 incentive to get the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. The program runs though August 31s t for those who get a single dose. No word on if folks don‚Aot get a second dose however.Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo No strings attached You don‚Aot need an appointment so just drive up! You ...
8/18/2021 COVID-19 hospitalizations hit record high among 30 to 39-year-olds, CDC tracker shows 100 incentive for COVID-19 vaccination: Harris County, TX offers cash for shots I LiveNOW from FOX Harris Co. Judge Lina Hidalgo announced on Tuesday that those who get their first COVID-19 vaccine dose at a Harris County Public Health site can receive $100.ATLANTA - COVID-19 hospitalizations have hit an all-time high for the 30 to 39 age group, according to an online tracker by the U.S ...
8/17/2021 Houston Will Pay $100 to Anyone Receiving First COVID Vaccine Dose U.S. News & World Report ... COVID-19) in Houston, Texas, U.S., August 16, 2021. REUTERS/Callaghan O'HareReuters (Reuters) - Anybody who receives the first dose of a COVID vaccine before the end of August in the county that encompasses Houston will receive $100, the county's top elected official said on Tuesday. Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo said the measure was needed to boost vaccination rates in an effort to combat a fourth COVID surge ignited by ...
8/17/2021 Houston-area officials offering $100 rewards for getting first vaccination dose The Hill ... the coronavirus vaccine amid a spike in cases in the state.In a press conference on Tuesday, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo (D) introduced the initiative, according to a local ABC affiliate in Houston. Harris ... reported.The state official also said that there are more COVID-19 patients in hospitals than during the beginning of the pandemic. New Vaccine Incentive Initiative for All First Dose RecipientsResidents who receive their First ...
8/13/2021 Most populous Texas county defies governor with mask mandate Modern Healthcare ... COVID-19 as hospitals around the state continue to swell with patients sickened by the virus. Harris County, where Houston is located, first filed a lawsuit against Abbott's executive order banning mask mandates by any state, county or local government entity. A few hours later on Thursday, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced the county health authority had issued an order requiring that people must wear masks when inside any ...
8/13/2021 Harris County Defies Gov. Abbott With Mask Mandate ‚Äì NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth ... COVID-19 as hospitals around the state continue to swell with patients sickened by the virus.Harris County, where Houston is located, first filed a lawsuit against Abbott‚Aos executive order banning mask mandates by any state, county or local government entity. A few hours later on Thursday, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced the county health authority had issued an order requiring that people must wear masks when inside ...
8/13/2021 Texas county OVERRULES governor and issues mask mandate in Houston schools ... decree and says students in Harris County schools ‚Ai including Houston ‚Ai have to wear a mask. Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo ‚Ai whose role is equivalent to an executive position (not a judicial position ... choice,‚Ao Hidalgo said in a Thursday afternoon tweet. ‚AoPediatric COVID-19 cases are at all-time highs in Texas, and most schools haven‚Aot even started yet.‚Ao Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo ‚Ai ...
8/13/2021 Texas County OVERRIDEs Governor and Issues Mask Mandate in Houston Schools ... choice mask order and says students in Harris County schools ‚Ai including Houston ‚Ai must wear masks. Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo ‚Ai whose role is equivalent to an executive position (not a judicial position ... choice,‚Au Hidalgo said in a tweet Thursday afternoon. ‚AuPediatric COVID-19 cases are at Texas all-time high, and most schools haven‚Aot even started yet.‚Au Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo ‚Ai whose ...
8/13/2021 Mask mandate issued for all schools, childcare facilities in Harris County | kiiitv.com HARRIS COUNTY, Texas ‚Ai Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced Thursday that a mask mandate has been issued for all county schools and childcare facilities.The decision comes as COVID-19 cases are climbing in the Houston area."Effective immediately, all people shall wear a face covering over their nose and mouth when in a public school, non-religious private school or licensed child-care center within Harris County, regardless ...
8/13/2021 The most populous Texas County opposes the governor on a mask mandate ... COVID-19 as hospitals throughout the state continue to swell with virus-infected patients Participated in a court battle by local authorities trying. Harris County, where Houston is located, first filed a proceeding against President Abbots‚Ao order banning mask orders by state, county, or local government. A few hours later, on Thursday, Judge Lina Hidalgo of Harris County demanded that county health officials wear masks when in public schools ...
8/12/2021 County Judge Samaniego praises bold action to issue mask mandates in schools ... COVID-19 cases,‚Au said County Judge Samaniego. Samaniego says he‚Aos working closely with Mayor Oscar Leeser, the County Attorney‚Aos Office, school district superintendents, and local healthcare professionals to determine the best course of action for schools across the Borderland. ‚AuI applaud County Judge Lina Hidalgo, County Judge Clay Jenkins and County Judge Nelson Wolff, as well as school districts across Texas who have taken action against Governor ...
8/12/2021 Harris County Defies Gov. Abbott With Mask Mandate ‚Äì NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Olive92 ... COVID-19 as hospitals around the state continue to swell with patients sickened by the virus.Harris County, where Houston is located, first filed a lawsuit against Abbott‚Aos executive order banning mask mandates by any state, county or local government entity. A few hours later on Thursday, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced the county health authority had issued an order requiring that people must wear masks when inside ...
8/11/2021 LIST: Central Texas school districts on their COVID-19 guidelines for back-to-school Many Texas school districts are announcing their back-to-school plans with COVID-19 mitigation efforts at the forefront; especially with the Texas Education Agency's updated COVID-19 guidance for on-campus learning and activities.Some are announcing their decision to require masks, despite Gov. Greg Abbott's recent order that bans Texas schools from mandating masks; Houston's Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo said on Tuesday, August 10 that the county ...