‘It’s Very Worrisome’: COVID-19 Trends Concern Dallas County Health Director

KERA News In the weekly series Vital Signs, KERA’s Sam Baker talked with Dr. Philip Huang, Director of Dallas County Health and Human Services. INTERVIEW HIGHLIGHTS: On system upgrades:We’re actually upgrading the whole system and the whole platform…

COVID-19 In DFW October 4-10: Dallas County Sees A Rise In Case Numbers

KERA News Health and local officials expressed concern about the rise in case numbers. Saturday, Oct. 10 Dallas County Reports 492 CasesDallas County Health and Human Services is reporting 492 additional cases and one death. The death is…

Dallas County Health Officials See Disturbing Trends in COVID-19 Transmissions

KERA News KERA’s Sam Baker talked with Dr. Philip Huang, Director of Dallas County Health and Human Services. INTERVIEW HIGHLIGHTS: On system upgrades:We’re actually upgrading the whole system and the whole platform where all of the data are…

Hunger In Texas: No End In Sight For Pandemic Food Lines

KERA News Rosario Cepeda never asked for help with food until the pandemic hit. “I’m a hairstylist. (People now) know they can go a long time without doing anything to their hair,” she said sitting in her car…

COVID-19 In DFW Aug. 30-Sept. 6: Dallas County Judge Urges Continued Caution During Holiday Weekend

KERA News Officials across Texas, including Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, urged residents to take precautions against the virus over the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Get the latest news from KERA’s live updates page. Saturday, Sept. 5 Dallas…

Whether It’s Hurricanes Or COVID-19, Disasters Are Driving A Mental Health Crisis

KERA News Barbara Herndon lay in the center of her bed, muscles tensed, eyes on the television. She was waiting for the storm. All morning on that day in late May, the news had covered the cold front…

The Challenges Of COVID-19 Testing While Uninsured In Houston

Frank De Oro was tested for COVID-19 twice this summer. He doesn’t have insurance, so when he showed up to Signature Care, a freestanding emergency room, for the first time in mid-June, the test cost him $175. He…

COVID-19 Live Updates: Dallas Reports 578 New Cases, Due To State Backlog

KERA News Get live updates throughout the day on how COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus, is affecting North Texas. » COVID-19 By The Numbers:In Texas: More than 609,000 cases and more than 12,000 deaths have…

COVID-19 Live Updates: Dallas And Tarrant County Cases Trending Downward

KERA News Get live updates throughout the day on how COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus, is affecting North Texas.  » COVID-19 By The Numbers: In Texas:  More than 603,000 cases and more than 11,500 deaths…

COVID-19 Live Updates: Dallas County Adds 182 Additional Cases

KERA News Get live updates throughout the day on how COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus, is affecting North Texas.  » COVID-19 By The Numbers: In Texas:  More than 596,563 cases and more than 11,716 deaths…