Coronavirus

The Johnson & Johnson one-dose vaccine offers good protection now

A booster shot will maximize that, experts say

Originally Published: 17 OCT 21 05:29 ET By Aya Elamroussi, CNN (CNN) -- As more Covid-19 boosters are potentially set to become available, experts say those who received the Johnson & Johnson one-dose vaccine are "awfully well protected," but should…

Three new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County Thursday

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 11% on Thursday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports three new cases of COIVD-19 Thursday evening. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Thursday evening, there are: Three new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 82 currently active…

FDA vaccine advisers are meeting to consider Moderna Covid-19 vaccine boosters

Moderna's request mirrors the groups authorized to receive a Pfizer booster shot

Originally Published: 14 OCT 21 08:32 ET By Jamie Gumbrecht, CNN (CNN) -- Vaccine advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration are meeting Thursday morning to discuss whether to authorize boosters of Moderna's coronavirus vaccine for some adults. It's…

Two new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County Wednesday

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 12% on Wednesday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports two new cases of COIVD-19 Wednesday evening. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Wednesday evening, there are: Two new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 89 currently active…

U.S. to re-open Canadian and Mexico borders

Borders will be open to fully vaccinated visitors

Originally Published: 12 OCT 21 23:13 ET Updated: 13 OCT 21 06:09 ET By Priscilla Alvarez, CNN (CNN) -- The United States plans to ease restrictions on travel for fully vaccinated visitors from Canada and Mexico starting in early November,…

Five new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County Tuesday

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 11% on Tuesday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports five new cases of COIVD-19 Tuesday evening. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Tuesday evening, there are: Five new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 97 currently active…

20 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County Monday

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 12% on Monday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports 20 new cases of COIVD-19 Monday evening. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Monday evening, there are: 20 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 105 currently active…

According to an expert, mixing and matching doses may be effective

As more Covid-19 booster shots are on the horizon

Originally Published: 09 OCT 21 03:31 ET Updated: 09 OCT 21 13:31 ET By Aya Elamroussi, CNN (CNN) -- Amid the growing prospect of more Covid-19 booster shots becoming available, an expert has suggested that some people could receive a…

DSHS to hold pop-up events throughout Texas

Events will be held throughout October and will provide free vaccines

TEXAS - Starting on Wednesday, Oct. 6, the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) kicked off a new round of pop-up events. DSHS encourages 12 and older to be vaccinated against Covid-19. Events will be held at 18 Walmart…