East Texas nurse believes job stood between her, COVID-19 treatment

KYTX WILLS POINT, Texas — One East Texas family is desperate for help. Lisa Collins, a nurse with Crestwood Health and Rehabilitation in Wills Point, believes she contracted COVID-19 on the job. She has spent more than two…

Would you get a COVID-19 vaccine? Poll shows only half say ‘Yes’

KYTX TYLER, Texas — If scientists crack the code and create a vaccine for COVID-19, would you get it? A survey from the Associated Press and University of Chicago showed that about half of respondents plan to get a…

Gov. Abbott: Texas prepared for spike in COVID-19 cases due to Memorial Day parties

KYTX TYLER, Texas — Governor Greg Abbott says he is concerned about some of the large gatherings that took place around Texas over the holiday weekend, but he believes the state can handle it if there is an…

Texas acknowledges previously combining two sets of COVID-19 testing data

KYTX TYLER, Texas — Two of the most important criteria in the reopening of Texas are the number of people being tested for COVID-19 and the percentage of those who test positive. Gov. Greg Abbott has cited them…

Texas COVID-19 dashboard gives public access to important state COVID-19 data

KYTX TYLER, Texas — Governor Greg Abbott says he is relying on data to decide when and how to reopen Texas. The Department of State Health Services makes all that data available each day. “I look every day,…

UTSA’s Jeff Traylor speaks with CBS19

KYTX SAN ANTONIO — The COVID-19 pandemic has put a halt on sports across all platforms—from professional leagues to local t-ball games. However, colleges are still out in full (virtual) force, trying to get the best recruits possible…

Types of venomous snakes found in Texas

KYTX TYLER, Texas — As Texas state leaders continue to ease COVID-19 restrictions, Texans are flocking to parks and lakes to enjoy the sunshine and warm weather. However, the warmer weather also brings out potentially dangerous creatures. At…

REOPENING TEXAS: Salons, barber shops can reopen May 8 with strict guidelines; gyms, workout facilities may reopen May 18

KYTX TEXAS, USA — On Tuesday, Governor Greg Abbott today held a press conference and announced that he will be issuing an Executive Order to expand openings of certain businesses and activities.  The governor also announced new guidance…

VERIFY: Are doctors inaccurately reporting deaths as COVID-19-related?

KYTX TYLER, Texas — News outlets frequently share the latest data from state and federal agencies outlining the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 and deaths resulting from it. However, there are questions about how those numbers are…