COVID-19 long hauler reflects on last year; She’s hopeful for breakthroughs, treatment, and answers

Hailey Hendricks SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Healthcare workers said they continue to learn from the pandemic, doing all they can to improve their efforts. And for a COVID-19 long hauler, she’s hopeful science will continue to provide…

University of Washington Opens Clinic To Treat COVID-19 ‘Long-Haulers’ : NPR

NPR.org Some COVID-19 patients still haven’t fully recovered, months after their initial diagnosis. These long-haulers struggle to find care. Now clinics are beginning to offer them treatment. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: The coronavirus arrived in the U.S. about a…

El Paso Mayor shares he lost mother, brother to COVID-19 in letter to Abbott regarding face masks

Priscilla Aguirre In a heartbreaking and powerful letter to Gov. Greg Abbott, El Paso Mayor Oscar Leeser explains why face masks are necessary. Leeser starts his letter with a painful memory of how he lost his mother in…

San Antonio reports 287 new COVID cases, three more deaths

Peggy O’Hare San Antonio and Bexar County officials reported 287 newly diagnosed coronavirus cases and three more deaths Friday, including another death of a man in his 30s who succumbed to the illness at home. It was the…

Despite Texas Governor’s Plans To Lift COVID-19 Restrictions, Concerts In Austin Are Nothing New

Tristan Kinnett Tristan Kinnett March 4th, 2021 – 8:06 PM News broke out in late January that stand-up comedian Dave Chappelle had…

Providers in Central Texas receiving COVID-19 vaccine doses next week

Jaclyn Ramkissoon ProviderPfizerModernaJ&JTotalAustin Public Health12,000––12,000BMA of Texas ––100100Travis County ESD 8––100100Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Pflugerville––500500Austin Regional Clinic – Kelly Lane ––100100Austin Regional Clinic – Pflugerville––100100BRC Healthcare Corporation ––100100Austin Regional Clinic – Manor ––100100Capitol Medical Service ––100100Austin Regional Clinic – Bee…

New B.C. infections well above national average, with one-third likely COVID-19 ‘long-haulers’

Penny Daflos VANCOUVER — As British Columbia records its highest single-day case count in two months, the province is second only to Saskatchewan in new infections per capita over the past two weeks. Experts are warning more must…

Austin Public Health Officials Say They’re Ready To Vaccinate More People. They Just Need The Doses.

KUT Radio, Austin’s NPR Station Austin Public Health officials say they’re ramping up efforts to vaccinate school staff and child care workers against COVID-19, and they expect the state to include essential workers in priority groups as soon…

Austin mayor on Texas lifting COVID-19 restrictions: ‘Disappointed’

Yahoo The Canadian Press The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, March 5, 2021 The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 9:15 p.m. ET on Friday, March 5, 2021. There are 881,761…

Dr. Nasir Syed, local pulmonologist and leader, dies of COVID-19 at 61

Lindsey Carnett Sign up for The Daily Reach, and get all the news that’s fit for your inbox. Dr. Nasir Syed was a frontline physician in the pandemic, a pulmonologist treating people severely ill from COVID-19. In August,…