Coronavirus

H-E-B helping feed the frontlines

Supermarket providing more than 75,000 meals to healthcare workers at hospitals across Texas

SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Continuing the charge of Texans helping Texans, H-E-B will deliver 75,000 fresh chef-inspired meals to hospitals across Texas to feed our healthcare workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis. Each week for the next five…

DeWitt County reports new case of COVID-19

DEWITT COUNTY, Texas- DeWitt County is reporting a new case of COVID-19 in a county resident. This case brings the number of known cases to eight. The individual is a resident of Cuero and is presently hospitalized in Cuero. State…

Healthcare Heroes: Dr. Anupamjeet Sekhon

Healthcare Heroes: Dr. Anupamjeet Sekhon

VICTORIA, Texas - The Coronavirus pandemic has many people working from home, for the last few weeks Dr. Anupamjeet Sekhon has been taking telehealth calls from her apartment to help…

Adopt-A-Pet still open for curbside services

VICTORIA, Texas - Furry friends make everything better, including social distancing in these tough times. That's why Adopt-a-Pet of Victoria is wanting you to know they are still open for curbside and…

Governor Abbott waives regulations, expands telehealth options

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has temporarily waived a series of regulations to lift certain telehealth restrictions and expand telehealth options as Texas responds to COVID-19. These waivers will allow a smart phone or any audio-visual, real-time, or two-way interactive…

Updated: Caterpillar announces temporary shutdown in Victoria

Caterpillar announces employment reductions globally

Updated on June 29, 2020: Newscenter25 has confirmed the Caterpillar facility in Victoria will temporarily shutdown. Lisa Miller, Media Relations at Caterpillar Inc., released the following statement: "We are taking a variety of actions at our global facilities to reduce…

UHV to host virtual open house

VICTORIA, Texas- The University of Houston-Victoria has announced a free virtual open house that will allow current and prospective students to visit the university and ask any questions. The online open house will take place from 2 p.m. to 6…

Healthcare Heroes: Dr. Jennifer Gonzales

Healthcare Heroes is a series recognizing those battling COVID-19 at the front lines

CUERO, Texas - Several counties in the region have either implemented a stay at home order in response to COVID-19 but there are those who are unable to stay home…

GALLERY: Stay home, save lives

See how the Crossroads is spending quarantine time

VICTORIA, Texas- The Crossroads is observing social distancing in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, but that doesn't mean the fun is canceled. Share photos of how you and your family are keeping busy and having fun while at…

Victoria parks to close for holiday weekend

VICTORIA, Texas -- All Victoria parks will close to the public Thursday, April 9, through Sunday, April 12, in an effort to deter large gatherings during the holiday weekend. The Victoria Police Department will be patrolling the areas during the…

Low-risk location identified in Victoria County

VICTORIA, Texas -- Victoria County has a total of 61 confirmed cases of COVID-19. The Victoria County Public Health Department is identifying any close contacts while these patients were sick, so that they can be isolated and monitored for symptoms…

Governor Abbott, HHS announce Federal approval of emergency SNAP benefits

Over $168 million in emergency benefits for all SNAP recipients in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas -- Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) will provide more than $168 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits to help Texans during the COVID-19 response. HHS received federal…

COVID-19 in Victoria, where are we now?

VICTORIA, Texas- The affects of COVID-19 in Victoria County are changing rapidly and city officials are working up to the minute to keep the community informed about the latest numbers.…

COVID-19 testing at Community Center temporarily suspended

Specimen pod collection suspended due to lack of supplies

VICTORIA, Texas --  At their daily press briefing on Tuesday, the Victoria Office of Emergency Management (OEM) announced that COVID-19 testing at the Victoria Community Center will be temporarily suspended due to a lack of supplies. Victoria Public Health Authority…