CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Walker County Emergency Management reports as of noon Wednesday that among regular residents in the county there were 523 active cases of coronavirus with 308 recovered. There is one more COVID related death reported which brings the number of deceased among regular county residents to 4. Please note that there are 58 new community cases…read more »

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Walker County Office of Emergency Management reported as of Monday, July 13, at 2 PM, among regular residents in the county there were 575 active cases of coronavirus, 198 recovered with fatalities remaining at 3. Please note that there were 58 new community cases reported since the last report on July 10. Among offenders…read more »

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Walker County Office of Emergency Management reports as of 4 PM Friday, July 10, among regular residents there were 524 active cases, 191 recovered cases with fatalities remaining at 3. Please note that there were 18 new community cases since the last report of July 9th. They report among TDCJ offenders in Walker County…read more »

GOVERNOR ABBOTT PROMOTES MORE MASK USE

Governor Greg Abbott said on CBS-19 in Austin last week that, “If we do not all join together and unite in this one cause for a short period of time, of adopting a mask, what it will lead to is the necessity of having to close Texas back down.” He said, “That should be the…read more »

GOVERNOR SUSPENDING ELECTIVE SURGERIES IN HOSPITALS IN VARIOUS COUNTIES IN TEXAS

Governor Greg Abbott has issued a Proclamation suspending elective surgeries in hospitals in all counties located within 11 Trauma Service Areas (TSAs) in Texas. Walker and Montgomery counties are in one of these TSA areas. Under his Proclamation, the Governor directs all hospitals in these counties to postpone surgeries and procedures that are not immediately, medically necessary to correct a…read more »

NEW RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES

The Walker County Office of Emergency Management has passed along letters from the Texas Department of State Health Services. Planning Section Chief Mary Beth Meier writes: We’ve received reports that our testing sites and hospitals are being overwhelmed by people requesting testing and seeking a Negative result as a condition for returning to work by…read more »

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Walker County Office of Emergency Management reports as of Thursday, July 9, among regular residents of Walker County, 496 active cases of coronavirus, 201 recovered and fatalities that remain at 3. Please note that are 41 new community cases since the last report on July 8. They also report among TDCJ offenders in the…read more »

LETTER FROM HUNTSVILLE ISD COACH SOUTHERN TO HORNET ATHLETES

Huntsville ISD Director of Communications Shannon Duncan passed along to us a letter posted to the Hornet Nation website from Coach Southern to Hornet Athletes which said: “Monday, July 13th we will reopen our strength and conditioning program. With the newly updated UIL guidelines, each athlete, coach and visitor must have a mask on when…read more »

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Walker County Office of Emergency Management reports as of 4 PM, Wednesday, July 8th, that among regular residents there were 479 active cases, with 186 recovered and three deceased. Note that there were 9 new community cases since the last report on July 7. Among TDCJ offenders in the county, there were 35 active…read more »

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Walker County Office of Emergency Management reports that as of 3 PM Tuesday, July 7, among regular county residents there were 470 active cases, 186 recovered, and deaths remain at 3. Please note that 28 new community cases were recorded since the last report on July 6. They report that at TDCJ there were…read more »