When Sherri Lyday’s custom kitchen cabinet refinishing company was put on temporary hiatus in March, she wanted to do more than just sit around the house making sure her son completed his in-home school assignments.
Lamar Consolidated ISD confirmed on Thursday that one of its school principals has tested positive for COVID-19, the first case of the coronavirus in the district.
AUSTIN — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs have taken initial action to provide tenant-based rental assistance for Texans experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19.
Rosenberg Mayor William Benton is bewildered by the number of citizens he sees flouting social distancing guidelines developed to halt the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus.
As testing ramps up, health authorities reported 31 more COVID-19 cases in Fort Bend County on Wednesday, raising the total number to 194 cases.
Eight Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office employees are under self-quarantine due to possible exposure to COVID-19, a spokesperson reported. However, the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office has had no confirmed cases of COVID-19, Caitlyn Espinosa told The Herald on Tuesday.
Fort Bend County government extended its disaster declaration to April 30 after county commissioners argued for and against a week-to-week extension as they deal with the coronavirus outbreak.
Due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be a three-month grace period for any taxpayer with a payment plan agreement in place for delinquent property taxes, Fort Bend County Tax Assessor-Collector Carrie Surratt announced Wednesday.
Hours after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott extended the state’s social distancing requirements to the end of April, Fort Bend County officials announced 25 more citizens had tested positive for COVID-19.
At a news conference at the Texas Capitol Tuesday, Governor Greg Abbott discussed the continued response in Texas to the COVID-19 pandemic and issued an executive order implementing essential services and activities protocols for the entire state of Texas.While having the freedom to got to t…
An epidemiological investigation has launched at Richmond State Supported Living Center after a laboratory report identified two cases of COVID-19 at the facility.
AUSTIN — Texas Health and Human Services announced today SNAP and Medicaid benefit renewals currently due will automatically be renewed so existing clients can maintain continuity of coverage during the COVID-19 public health crisis.
OakBend Medical Center’s administrative team is confined to home quarantine after a member tested positive last week for COVID-19, an executive reported. OakBend Chief Operating Officer Joe Freundenberg shared the news on the hospital’s Facebook page on Sunday.
Eighteen new COVID-19 cases were reported in Fort Bend County over the weekend, bringing the total number of cases to 119, health authorities announced.
AUSTIN — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday that the state has recorded its 18th death by COVID-19 — 13 of those fatalities coming within the past six days.
The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 jumped from 54 on Wednesday to 86 on Thursday as more test results became available, authorities reported.
Medical assistants Belinda Hernandez and Alicia Bell, clad in face masks, face shields, gloves and body-length protective gowns, tested Fort Bend County residents for COVID-19 early Thursday.
Fort Bend County recorded its 54th case of COVID-19 on Wednesday, and authorities suspect as many as 100 or more people will test positive for the potentially deadly virus in the weeks to come.
Rosenberg City Council member Kevin Raines said he wants to maintain some sort of normalcy intact during the COVID-19 pandemic. Which is why he was in favor of keeping Election Day in May.
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston-area leaders ordered residents to stay home Tuesday, joining a growing a list of Texas cities that have urged people to shelter in place to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to President Trump requesting a presidential declaration of a major disaster in Texas based on the continued impact of COVID-19. This action follows on the heels of a series of proactive measures, including declaring a state of disaster for a…
Fort Bend County Tax Assessor-Collector office lobbies are closed to the public until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott has announced that Texas is waiving certain rules relating to vehicle registration, parking placards for persons with disabilities, and titling to aid the state’s efforts to combat COVID-19.
Fort Bend County city governments, civic clubs and other organizations have announced schedule changes in order to comply with the newly released community guidelines dealing with COVID-19.
With schools across the state shuttered to stop the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Monday that he has waived STARR testing in Texas schools for this school year.
In line with the public health disaster declaration issued by Fort Bend County in response to the expected spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), the Mamie George Community Center in Richmond will close temporarily beginning Tuesday, March 17.
Claude and Marjorie Vickers will celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary on Sept. 4. Marjorie McCorquodale and Claude Ray Vickers were solemnized Friday, Sept. 4, 1953 in a double-ring ceremony at the Church of Christ on Lyons Avenue.