• December 3, 2021

Tags : coronavirus

LIST+LINKS: El Paso-area resources, information

The following list was compiled by State Senator Jose Rodriguez’s office. All the links and information are current as of March 20,2020 As the situation with COVID-19 continues to rapidly evolve, we will be sharing information with you, especially as it relates to state actions and resources. There are innumerable issues to address, but foremost […]Read More

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank: 80 volunteers needed; Monetary

Tuesday afternoon, officials with El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank put out a call for assistance, as the organization is in need of community members to help distribute food to the elderly during this difficult time. What follows is their complete statement.  To help EPFH, please contact Volunteer Coordinator, Miranda Chapman, at 915-247-0257 or by email at […]Read More

VIDEO+INFO: Cornyn Supports Families First Coronavirus Response Act

WASHINGTON – Wednesday on the Senate floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) expressed his support for the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to protect the health and safety of Texans and provide much-needed economic relief to those struggling with the impact of this epidemic. Excerpts of Sen. Cornyn’s floor remarks are below, and downloadable audio and video can […]Read More

Texas officials link man’s death to coronavirus, first such case

Matagorda County officials reported Monday night that a man in his late 90s died the night before with symptoms consistent with COVID-19, making it the first known novel coronavirus-related death in Texas. Hospital officials were notified Monday evening that the patient, a resident of Matagorda County, had tested positive, according to a Matagorda County Emergency […]Read More

Video: Cornyn speaks on current efforts, next steps to address

WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) spoke on the Senate floor Wednesday about his efforts to respond to the Coronavirus outbreak, including Congress’ recent vote for emergency funding and the next steps to address the economic impact. Excerpts of Sen. Cornyn’s floor remarks are below, and downloadable audio and video can be found above “Hospitals around […]Read More

Experts say COVID-19 could hurt Texas trade and border economy

Economists monitoring the potential effects of the coronavirus on Texas’ international trade are adopting the tone of health officials: Be prepared, be prudent, but don’t panic. But they believe it’s only a matter of time before a major disruption in the global supply chain impacts the state’s economy. Texas, which has the world’s 10th-largest economy, […]Read More

What can Texas do if a coronavirus outbreak hits?

Addressing the possibility of person-to-person spread of the new coronavirus that originated in China, U.S. health officials said this week that it would fall to states to decide what control measures are necessary to confront an outbreak. “Local and state governments should begin thinking about what this might look like for them,” Nancy Messonnier, a […]Read More

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