Category Archives: Texas prisons

Staff at Corpus Christi State Supported Living Center now face financial difficulties amid trying to keep residents and themselves safe

Staff at the Corpus Christi State Supported Living Center have gone through a lot this year amid the coronavirus pandemic and a breakout of the virus that crippled the facility during the summer. Now, several of those staff members are facing financial hardships after having their vehicles vandalized while on duty.  Staff members say that over the past few weeks

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Basically they say for you to do your own contact tracing if you test positive

Annette Rodriguez, Director of the Corpus Christi – Nueces County Public Health Director said on Tuesday that residents who test positive must notify others whom they came in contact with so they quarantine for the required 14 days. Rodriguez, who is also quarantined said that those who test positive should also notify their employer. In similar fashion to Gov. Abbott,

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Nueces County Issues Face Covering Order Amid Political Waffling

Nueces County Judge Barbara Canales has officially signed an order requiring face coverings. The order is set to go into effect on Friday, June 26. However, the order has not officially been filed. The order, as it is written says that so-identified “commercial entities” including the Texas State Aquarium, grocery stores, pharmacies, big box stores (e.g., Wal-Mart, Target, Best Buy,

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Judge Canales waiting to announce the “perfect” mask order for Nueces County; Nueces County personal activity is back to near normal as cases rise

Officials at today’s City/County coronavirus press briefing maintained a more somber than normal tone as they laid out the case for where Nueces County is heading. On Friday, the number daily number of confirmed positive cases rose to 548 cumulative cases. That number officials said is concerning and will continue to rise. Nueces County Judge Barbara Canales, who is still

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No New Major Outbreaks Of COVID-19 At Texas Prisons

A recent report that has been circulating since last week that a new major outbreak had occurred at a TDCJ facility in Beeville is inaccurate. TDCJ spokesperson Jeremy Desel confirmed that contrary to some reports, the rumor is unfounded. ”There is no major new out break anywhere” Desel told the Southside Light News. ”We have had results of mass testing

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