CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Walker County Office of Emergency Management reports as of 4 PM Thursday, July 23, that among regular county residents there were 624 active cases of coronavirus, with 397 recovered and 4 deceased. There were 14 new community cases reported on July 22. Among TDCJ offenders in the county, there were 221 active and 1,716…read more »

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Walker County Office of Emergency Management reports that as of Wednesday, July 22, at 4 PM, among regular residents in the county there were 622 active cases of Coronavirus reported with 385 recovered and 4 deceased. They report 37 new community cases since July 21st. Among TDCJ offenders in the county there were 223…read more »

WALKER COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT BOARD OF MANAGERS MET WEDNESDAY

The Board of Managers of the Walker County Hospital District met last night and broadcast the meeting over phone lines. Hospital CEO Steve Smith reported that the positivity rate at the hospital for the coronavirus is now 21% for people being tested. From last month, this is a 6 % increase. New restrictions put on…read more »

GOVERNOR ABBOTT AND OTHER STATE OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE E-LEARNING FUNDING FOR TEXAS STUDENTS

Governor Greg Abbott, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, House Speaker Dennis Bonnen, Senate Finance Committee Chair Jane Nelson, Vice Chair Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, and House Appropriations Committee Chair Giovanni Capriglione and Vice Chair Oscar Longoria have recently announced that the State of Texas will allocate $200 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act…read more »

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Walker County Office of Emergency Management reports that as of 3 PM Tuesday, July 21, among regular residents in the county 596 active cases of coronavirus were reported with 374 recovered and 4 deceased. Thirty-six new community cases were reported on July 20. Among TDCJ offenders in Walker County, there were 232 active cases…read more »

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Walker County Office of Emergency Management reports as of Monday, July 20, at 3 PM, that among regular county residents there were 560 active cases of coronavirus reported with 374 recovered and 4 deceased. Since July 16th there were 87 new cases of coronavirus reported. Among Walker County TDCJ offenders, there were 230 active…read more »

CORONAVIRUS BRIEFINGS RETURN

The Coronavirus Briefings are coming back. President Trump passed along to the media Monday . . . . He mentioned them starting at 5 PM Eastern time, that’s 4 PM our time, today.read more »

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Walker County Office of Emergency Management reports as of Thursday, July 16, at 3 PM, 507 active cases of Coronavirus among regular residents in the county, with 341 recovered and 4 reported deceased. Among TDCJ offenders in the county, there were 280 active cases with 1,632 recovered. Among TDCJ employees in the county, there…read more »

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Walker County Office of Emergency Management reports as of Thursday, July 16, at 3 PM, 507 active cases of Coronavirus in the county among regular residents, with 341 recovered and 4 reported deceased. Please note 17 new community cases were reported since the last report on July 15. Among TDCJ offenders in the county,…read more »