Tag Archives: COVID-19

Despite February Freeze On Average It Was Warmer Than Usual This Winter, According To NOAA Researchers

It was only a few weeks ago that temperatures fell to historic lows in some parts of the country last month, including nearly all of Texas. An Arctic air mass gripped much of the nation, and Texans arguably felt some of the hardest impacts.   Despite that, NOAA said on Monday that winter ended being up warmer than normal.  NOAA researchers

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Federal Government To Work With State To Build Vaccination Sites

On Wednesday the White House announced the Biden Administration will partner with the State of Texas to build three new major Community Vaccination Centers.  The centers will be at Fair Park in Dallas, AT&T Stadium in Arlington, and NRG Stadium in Houston.  According to the White House these locations will be capable of administering more than 10,000 vaccines per day. 

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Analysis: Abbott’s State of the State revealed just how out of touch he really is—and Texas Democrats were not much better

Texas Governor Greg Abbott de;inverted his State of the State address on Monday evening from a small business in Central Texas. He used the thirty odd minute speech to lay out priorities and emergency items that he demanded were priorities for this legislative session. He used his time to promote special interest groups like law enforcement unions, and he catered

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Corpus Christi’s COVID Crisis And A Public Relations Nightmare

Despite warnings from public health officials the attitude towards the ongoing coronavirus crisis has remained cavalier at best for many Corpus Christi area residents. As infection rates and hospitalizations rise health officials are keeping a close eye on things, but local behavior patterns are not helping win the fight against COVID-19. On Friday night it seemed as if there was

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Local food bank continues to grapple with the possibility that demand will likely increase as the community awaits clear policy decisions

Matt Pierce Briscoe Published 12/16/20 14:28pm CST Maria Valencia, 33, never once imagined that she and her husband would have to rely on a food pantry to help feed their family of 5.  Before the pandemic the Valencia family, who lives in the Corpus Christi, Texas area, were making ends meet by combining their salaries, Maria caring for the elderly

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Officials confirm that COVID-19 vaccines will arrive in Corpus Christi on Tuesday

The first doses of the newly developed and long awaited COVID-19 vaccinations are expected to arrive here in Corpus Christi on Tuesday, state of Texas health officials confirmed on Monday. On Monday 19,500 doses began arriving in Houston, Dallas, San Antonio and Austin. On Tuesday, another 75,0075 does will arrive at 19 other facilities across the state, including right here

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Coronavirus Blog: Updated

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020 Public health officials in Nueces County announced 148 new cases of Coronavirus on Tuesday. They also announced 2 additional deaths, taking the death toll to 472. Local hospitalizations decreased to 132. That’s 7 less that Monday. The state numbers went through the roof on Tuesday. Department of State Health reported 13,998 new daily cases of COVID-19.That’s

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Coronavirus: New Cases Increase Across State On Saturday

State health officials reported another 7,677 new daily cases of COVID-19.  That number increased by 456 more than Friday.  The state also confirmed that there are 6,068 lab confirmed COVID-19 patients currently in Texas hospitals. That number remained close to Friday’s totals. The state also reported 111 more COVID-19 deaths on Saturday.  Locally in Nueces County the numbers remained fairly

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Mexican International Land/Bridge Crossings Remain Restricted As Coronavirus Concerns Continue

The Mexican  Ministry of Foreign Relations announced on Friday  that restrictions on land transit will be extended for non-essential travel on international bridges on the border between Mexico and the United States. Just across the bridge in Laredo, Texas, officials were already prepared for the opening of international bridges, with security protocols to prevent the spread of Covid-19, however, the

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