Houston-area COVID-19 numbers, which declined significantly in late summer, are creeping up again, a concern given the spike predicted when the weather turns colder and people gather indoors for the holidays.
A new challenge by state and local public health experts aims to empower the Rio Grande Valley's youth to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. UTHealth School of Public Health is taking a step away from the sciences and into the arts to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
A new COVID-19 tracking tool that can tell Texans what is happening in real time in their own communities and anticipate how one person can infect dozens more was recently launched by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
Dr. Steven H. Kelder recently answered several questions for Community Impact Newspaper regarding COVID-19; trends in cases statewide; and important considerations for parents, students and educators as the 2020-21 school year approaches.
Texas has been hit particularly hard by COVID-19. Doctors say the numbers are moving in the wrong direction – except when it comes to deaths. The death rate been declining statewide for the last month. Data from Texas Health and Human Services showed the death rate in Texas peaked on May 26 at 2.7%.
King Davis was stunned when he saw how many parents wanted to keep their children home from Sheldon ISD schools in the fall. Across grade levels and campuses, more than 48 percent of the 2,324 parents who responded to a survey said they wouldn’t send their kids back to in-person classes on campus.
APHA's Center for Climate, Health and Equity announces the 35 members of its inaugural advisory board.
Selected by the center's steering committee to serve a two-year term, members include representatives from APHA partner organizations, including academic partners, grassroots organizers, community representatives and environmental justice leaders.