Coronavirus

A word from Supt. Quintin Shepherd of the Victoria I.S.D.

Closing Thoughts: Coaching and improvement

The following is an article provided by Supt. Quintin Shepherd of the Victoria I.S.D. As we begin to come out of the pandemic and think about this past year of learning, we have learned a lot about remote instruction and…

Gov. Abbott issues order prohibiting government-mandated vaccine passports

Beating COVID-19

AUSTIN - Gov. Greg Abbott issued an Executive Order prohibiting state agencies or political subdivisions in Texas from creating a "vaccine passport" requirement, or otherwise conditioning receipt of services on an individual’s COVID-19 vaccination status. The order also prohibits organizations…

Save Our Seniors COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Yoakum

Vaccine rollout in Texas

YOAKUM, Texas- The City of Yoakum Emergency Management along with the DeWitt County Office of Emergency Management, Lavaca County Office of Emergency Management and Texas Division of Emergency Management, and the Texas Military Department are hosting a Save Our Seniors…

The storm after the storm

Ricardo Ramirez shares his post-Covid PTSD experience

Originally Published: 01 APR 21 17:13 ET Updated: 02 APR 21 17:46 ET By Christopher Rios (CNN) -- At first, the thermometer read 101. But when Ricardo Ramirez arrived in the emergency department it just kept rising. He began…

9 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 3.78% on Wednesday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports 9 new cases of COIVD-19 Thursday evening. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Thursday evening, there are: 9 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 113 currently active…

Troubling variant reaches more than 11,000 cases in the U.S.

These states have the highest numbers

Originally Published: 01 APR 21 02:35 ET Updated: 01 APR 21 16:27 ET By Christina Maxouris and Holly Yan, CNN (CNN) -- Thousands of cases of the B.1.1.7 strain have been reported across the United States, and experts fear the…

33 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 3.12% on Monday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports 33 new cases of COIVD-19 Wednesday evening. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Wednesday evening, there are: 33 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 107 currently active…

It's possible to reach herd immunity, then lose it. Repeatedly.

Here's what you can do to help prevent that from happening

Originally Published: 30 MAR 21 17:34 ET Updated: 30 MAR 21 19:17 ET By Holly Yan, CNN (CNN) -- If you think herd immunity is the finish line to this pandemic, it's time for a reality check. Herd immunity with…

11 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 3.12% on Monday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports 11 new cases of COIVD-19 Tuesday evening. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Tuesday evening, there are: 11 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 78 currently active…

41 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 3.38% on Sunday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports 41 new cases of COIVD-19 Monday evening. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Monday evening, there are: 41 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 72 currently active…