• January 25, 2022

Tags : COVID-19 pandemic

UTEP study shows Pandemic created demand for Emergency Food Assistance

Food insecurity caused by the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in an increased demand for emergency food assistance in El Paso County, particularly in households located in downtown El Paso and in communities outside the city, including San Elizario, Fabens and Tornillo. “As UTEP researchers, our goal is to provide information on urgent community needs to local […]Read More

VLog: TNTM’s Troy presents ‘The Worst of 2020’

By all accounts, 2020 was a really crappy year. We lost a lot of beloved celebrities, most events were cancelled, and lots of businesses were forced to close due to the pandemic. I thought it more fitting to do an end of year “worst” list rather than a “best of” list. This list is by […]Read More

Analyzing 2020: The COVID-19 pandemic

March brought the fast and terrible rise of the novel coronavirus that has dominated the news ever since — a pandemic that toppled the economy, dominated the election and, most importantly, threatened the health and well-being of millions of Americans and cost the lives of more than 300,000. That public health crisis changed work, education, […]Read More

Back-to-school anxiety: Doctors provide guidelines on how to cope

HOUSTON – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues into a new school year, there are many challenges that families are facing, including the isolation and anxiety of learning at home. A Baylor College of Medicine expert provides guidance for parents whose children may be struggling as they head “back to school.” “Isolation can result in higher levels of anxiety […]Read More

Chase $5k Donation to help TTUHSC El Paso Students during

Monday morning, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso officials announced a $5,000 contribution from JPMorgan Chase & Co. to the university’s Student Frontline Emergency Fund. “JPMorgan Chase remains committed to helping the El Paso community,” said JPMorgan Chase Market Executive Ruben Hernandez. “TTUHSC El Paso and our future health care heroes are an […]Read More

Local COVID-19 survivors encourage plasma donation

Fear of the unknown can make what seems like an insignificant decision turn into an arduous undertaking. The COVID-19 pandemic has been stress-inducing to the collective consciousness of the world, not only because of fear of infection, but fear of what could come next. For Alan and Patty Russell, community leaders and local supporters of […]Read More

Contact Tracers play vital role during COVID-19 Pandemic

The City of El Paso Department of Public Health (DPH) has ramped up its efforts to investigate positive COVID-19 cases and determine if others around these patients have been exposed. At the heart of this effort are contact tracers who work to contact each person who may have been in close proximity to a positive […]Read More

Baylor College of Medicine recruiting participants for COVID-19 impact study

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed our daily lives, often increasing stress and anxiety and putting added pressure on relationships. Population scientists at Baylor College of Medicine are recruiting people across the U.S. to share their experiences and how the pandemic is impacting their health and well-being in an online survey. “COVID-19 has caused major disruptions in all […]Read More