Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the ARKLATEX: Cancellations, News, and Helpful Links __________________________ On February 11, 2020 the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, first identified in Wuhan China. The new name of this disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. In COVID-19, ‘CO’ stands for ‘corona,’ ‘VI’ for ‘virus,’ and ‘D’ for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as “2019 novel coronavirus” or “2019-nCoV”. There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused be a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. The name of this disease was selected following the World Health Organization (WHO) best practice external icon for naming of new human infectious diseases.
No - Employers In Texas Cannot Force Employees To Get Vaccinated
Texas Governor Greg Abbott Wednesday (December 8) issued a statement regarding the Texas Workforce Commission's (TWC) letter to Texas employers that clarifies the state's law on COVID-19 vaccine mandates in the workplace.
Texarkana-Area COVID-19 Numbers for October 19
Here are your latest COVID-19 numbers for Texarkana and the immediate surrounding area.
Abbott's Executive Order on Mandated Vaccines - Texarkana COVID
Governor Greg Abbott Monday this week issued an executive order stating that no entity in Texas can compel receipt of a COVID-19 vaccination by any individual, including an employee or consumer, who objects to such vaccination for any reason of personal conscience, based on a religious belief, or for medical reasons, including prior recovery from COVID-19. Governor Abbott also sent a message to th
Texarkana-Area COVID-19 Numbers for October 12
(AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order Monday to prohibit any entity, including private business, from enforcing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate on workers and called on state lawmakers to pass a similar ban into law. The Republican Governor previously sought to ban state and local governments from enforcing a ban but had not stepped into rules businesses set for their workers. It was
Texarkana-Area COVID-19 Numbers for October 8
As you look at the numbers below you will notice what looks like a spike in cases, that's a little misleading and here's why; We are taking the raw numbers as they are reported into the system and generating the charts below. Sometimes, you will notice that zero cases are reported for a few days then suddenly there will be a bunch on one day, those small spikes are caused by the reporters, not act
Free Covid Testing, Vaccine & Booster At Bowie County Health Dept.
If you are looking to get tested for Covid but are finding it hard to get a test without paying big bucks? The Texarkana Bowie County Health Department has you covered. Whether you need a Covid Test because you've been exposed, think you may have it or if you need the test for work or travel.
Drive-Up Covid-19 Testing for Asymptomatic Patients Available
If you have run into any problems trying to get a Covid Test and you need one for returning back to work, travel or if you feel like you might be Asymptomatic, there is somewhere that you can easily go to to get a test.
CHRISTUS Health Encourages COVID Vaccinations & Booster Shots
This week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recommended booster shots for those fully vaccinated and CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System is getting the word out to our community.
TC Offers Free Vaccinations For All – First Dose Wednesday, August 11
Texarkana College wants to give you another opportunity to get your free COVID-19 vaccination and they have teamed up with the Texarkana Bowie County Health Clinic to do on-campus vaccinations Wednesday, August 11, 2021.
COVID-19 Vaccinations on Spirit of St. Michael on Tuesday Aug. 10
If you haven't gotten the Covid-19 vaccination yet, please take a few minutes to do so. It could save your life. CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System is making it easy to get the vaccination.
Shreveport Bound? Remember to Mask up and No Smoking in Casinos
A ton of people in our area run to Shreveport for the day or weekend to shop, see concerts or go to the casinos. There are some things you should know before you head that way.
ER Physician Says No More ICU Beds in Arkansas
As of July 20, the COVID delta variant in Arkansas makes up 83 percent of all cases in the United States and shows no sign of letting up anytime soon.