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Abbott Issues New Executive Order, Bans COVID Restrictions
Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued new executive orders on Thursday as a continued response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Cases and hospitalizations are on the rise throughout Texas. Nationally, the Centers for Dieses Control and Prevention have recommended mask wearing even for those who have been va…
Texas Lawmakers & Teacher Groups Want Mask Mandates Back
If you thought the debate over mask mandates in Texas was over, think again. School is about to begin in Texas and some lawmakers and teacher's groups are wanting Texas Governor Greg Abbott to reverse his ban on schools putting mask mandates into place for students and teachers...
UT COVID-19 Model Predicts Spike in Lubbock Cases
If you thought we were done with COVID-19 and things would go back to normal this Summer and beyond, it appears as though that may not be as easy as we thought. Don't get me wrong. People are tired of COVID-19. Business owners are tired of COVID-19 and the shutdowns that go along with it...
Texas Tanks COVID-19 Comeback
We still have some fighting back to do.
WalletHub puts Texas as 38th in the "States Recovering Quickest From COVID" survey. This is surprising to me because I thought that although we were on a tricky path in some ways we were generally doing better...
Lubbock Health Department To Partner With Frenship ISD
It's already time to start thinking about sending kids back to school and with that means school vaccinations and the option of having students get vaccinated against COVID-19.
The City of Lubbock Public Health Department announced on Thursday that the department will partner with Frenship ISD t…

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