CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Walker County Office of Emergency Management that keeps records of Coronavirus cases sent us an email Tuesday, November 24th that said: “138 new cases.”read more »

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GOVERNOR ABBOTT & DSHS ANNOUNCE COVID-19 VACCINE DISTRIBUTION PLAN

Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) this week announced the guiding principles for Texas’ COVID-19 vaccine allocation process, which will serve as a foundation for the state’s initial distribution for COVID-19 vaccines expected as early as next month. These principles have been established by the Expert Vaccine Allocation Panel (EVAP), created…read more »

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Walker County Office of Emergency Management, hospitals and clinics report that as of Monday, November 23rd, there were among community members verified by DSHS, 164 active cases of coronavirus with 22 fatalities. There were 5 active cases reported among offenders with 37 fatalities. Among community members, not verified by DSHS and not in the…read more »

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Walker County Office of Emergency Management reports that as of Friday, November 20th, there were among members of the community verified by DSHS, 159 active cases of coronavirus with 22 fatalities. Among TDCJ offenders, there were 6 active cases reported with 37 fatalities. Among members of the community, not verified by DSHS and not…read more »

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

he Walker County Office of Emergency Management reports that as of Thursday, November 19th, yesterday, that their office, DSHS, hospitals and clinics report that there were among members of the community, 144 active cases of coronavirus and 22 fatalities. Among the community, not verified by DSHS and not in totals previously mentioned, there were 901…read more »

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Walker County Office of Emergency Management reports that as of Wednesday, November 18, yesterday, among community members and TDCJ offenders in the County there were 72 total active cases of coronavirus with 65 total fatalities. The free coronavirus drive-though program is underway at 125 Medical Park Lane in Huntsville. The hours are, through the…read more »

COVID-19 ECONOMIC SUPPORT PROGRAM FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE FOR SOME BUSINESSES FROM THE CITY

Councilmembers at this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council approved establishing an economic support program in connection with the COVID-19 public health emergency. $375,000 is available from the Coronavirus Relief Fund. Director of Economic Development, Tammy Gann, explained the program to councilmembers and Mayor Brauninger . . . . The grant will provide…read more »

OPERATION WARP SPEED UPDATE

On Wednesday, officials from the Department of Defense and Health and Human Services presented an update on COVID-19 vaccines. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar appeared positive about what’s underway on the vaccine effort . . . .read more »

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Walker County Office of Emergency Management reports that as of Tuesday, November 17th, yesterday, that there were among the community, including TDCJ offenders, 79 total active cases of Coronavirus with 65 fatalities. They report 68 new community cases since November 14th. The free Coronavirus drive-though program is underway at 125 Medical Park Lane in…read more »