• October 28, 2020

Tags : covid19

UMC, EPCH, TTP El Paso urge recovered El Pasoans to

University Medical Center of El Paso (UMC), El Paso Children’s Hospital (EPCH) and Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso (TTP El Paso) urge any individuals who have fully recovered from novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to donate convalescent plasma as a key weapon in the fight against the virus. Vitalant, the nation’s largest independent blood provider, has […]Read More

City announces new Public-Private Partnership for Regional Public Health Response

Thursday morning, officials with the City of El Paso, in partnership with the Medical Center of the Americas Foundation (MCA) and the Paso del Norte Health Foundation (PDNHF) announced the creation of the COVID-19 Enhanced Regional Public Health Partnership. Officials share that this new public-private partnership aims to improve communication and coordination between public sector officials, […]Read More

Mayor Margo contributes to Fund for First Responders

Just last week, the Paso del Norte Community Foundation established the EP COVID-19 Medical Equipment and Supply Fund last week to support the production and acquisition of needed protective equipment for front line workers. Mayor Dee Margo was among the first to contribute personally to the new fund with a significant gift for PPE for […]Read More

EPAA: COVID19-affected residents to talk with Property Managers on Rent

On Monday afternoon, the El Paso Apartment Association (EPAA) released a statement, encouraging all residents who are in financial distress to reach out to work with their community managers prior to April 1. “To prevent more problems for themselves later, apartment residents need to communicate with their property manager before they miss paying their rent,” […]Read More

Coronavirus test results in Texas are taking up to 10

At first Chris Woodruff thought it was a routine asthma attack. But when the North Texas businessman started running a fever, he moved out of the house and eventually got tested for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. Last week, he got his results back — positive — and went on “extreme” lockdown […]Read More

Analysis: Coronavirus and local control in Texas

Only three COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in the 22 counties in state Rep. Drew Springer’s North Texas House district, and he said Thursday that a lot of people “are just coming to the realization about why we need social distancing.” “There were more people on the road in Gainesville and Muenster yesterday than in […]Read More