Houston, TX Coronavirus

‘It’s senseless’: An inside look at UTMB’s COVID ICU unit in League City

LEAGUE CITY, Texas – Wednesday was another busy day inside the COVID unit at UTMB’s League City hospital. Unfortunately, the staff said they’ve gotten used to considering days like this ordinary. There were patients coding, visitors crying, staff physically and emotionally drained. The difference this day, there’s a TV crew there to shoot it, and the staff seems thankful for that; they’re thankful the public will finally see inside the ICU and why they’re pleading to stop the spread of coronavirus.
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Texas girl, 4, dies of COVID-19 after being infected by anti-vax mom

A 4-year-old Texas girl has died of COVID-19 — which she likely contracted from her mom, a staunch anti-vaxxer, the grieving parent said. Little Kali Cook died in her sleep at home in Bacliff last Tuesday, just five hours after she woke in the early hours with the first signs of a fever, mom Karra Harwood told local media.
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Memorial Hermann provides insight on Covid-19 and Flu Vaccines

Our city is full of exciting people, places and businesses! H-Town Spotlight is a fun and informative segment that showcases all that Houston has to offer!. In our September 16 segment, we will talk with the experts at Memorial Hermann as they provide information and insight on Covid-19 and Flu Vaccinations. Charting a better future that's built upon the health of our community is the driving force for Memorial Hermann. They are decdicated to redefining health care for the individuals and many diverse populations that they serve. Their,100 affiliated physicians and 29,000 employees practice the highest standards of safe, evidence-based, quality care to provide a personalized and outcome-oriented experience.

How Harris County residents can apply for $1,500 in COVID-19 relief funds

Harris County residents can now apply for $1,500 in direct relief for emergency expenses due to the financial stress of the COVID-19 pandemic. Harris County’s recovery assistance program, which began Wednesday and runs through Sunday, is a $30 million fund approved by Harris County Commissioners Court earlier this summer. It...
Houston Chronicle

Houston's medical experts aren't worried after Nicholas halts COVID tests for a day

As Hurricane Nicholas barreled toward the Gulf Coast Monday, multiple Houston health care institutions announced they would be close COVID-19 testing and vaccine sites Tuesday as a precaution. The storm produced high winds, downed power lines and trees and flooding in some areas of Southeast Texas. However, by midday Tuesday,...

Find a COVID-19 vaccine location for yourself and your loved ones

KPRC 2 has teamed up with Telemundo Houston to make it easy for more people in our community to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The vaccine is free at many locations all over the Greater Houston area. Upon vaccination, each person receives a CDC COVID-19 card that lists the date of the first dose, provider, and vaccine type. If given the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, the recipient will be given the date to return for a second dose.

Tarrant County To Offer Financial Incentives For COVID-19 Vaccinations

The commissioners from Tarrant County are currently considering offering financial incentives to strengthen the call for people to get vaccinated against COVID-19, a report said. During a meeting between the Tarrant County commissioners Tuesday morning, they proposed implementing a reward program that would offer people some financial incentive if they...

Free COVID-19 Vaccines in Houston

HOUSTON – The Houston Health Department is announcing the schedule for sites offering free doses of COVID-19 vaccine during the week. Nearly two dozen health department-affiliated free vaccination sites are on the schedule. The sites welcome walk-ins and appointment information is available at or by calling 832-393-4220. Vaccination does...
Houston Press

Houston Theaters Begin To Announce COVID Protocols For Start Of Fall Season

When it comes to COVID-19 protocol for the fast-approaching fall season, Main Street Theater Executive Artistic Director Rebecca Udden pulls no punches. “I just couldn’t sanction having a bunch of unvaccinated people in our theater because if they’re unvaccinated they will probably pull their mask down too.”. This sentiment combined...