Health

One new death, 65 new COVID cases in Victoria

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria County Public Health Department is reporting a COVID-19-related death in Victoria County. The patient, a female Victoria County resident in her 100’s, had been hospitalized in Victoria. To respect and honor the family, no further…

DeWitt county reports 13 new COVID-19 cases, 3 additional deaths

DEWITT COUNTY, Texas - County health officials are reporting 13 additional cases of the novel coronavirus and 55 additional recoveries since the last report. A majority of these new cases were tested at the government-sponsored testing center in Yorktown earlier…

UHV staff member tests positive for COVID-19

Two other staff members have tested positive for COVID-19

VICTORIA, Texas- A third staff member in University of Houston-Victoria Facilities has tested positive for COVID-19 and is in quarantine. “We are taking these cases very seriously because our faculty, staff and students are our greatest assets,” UHV President Bob…

Walk-up COVID-19 testing site in Yoakum open until 4pm Thursday

No doctor's note necessary, free of charge

LAVACA COUNTY, Texas- As of Wednesday, July 29th, there are two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lavaca County. One case in Moulton and one case in Hallettsville. There are 64 total verified active cases in Lavaca County. [caption id="attachment_486157" align="alignleft"…

Float therapy coming to the crossroads

VICTORIA, Texas - A new type of therapy is making its way to the Crossroads. Sometimes called Float or REST Therapy, these sensory deprivation tanks have many benefits, but also…

DeWitt county reports 70 new cases of COVID-19, 5 deaths

CUERO, Texas - County health officials are reporting 70 additional (confirmed) cases of the novel coronavirus and 60 additional recoveries since yesterday. A majority of these new cases were tested at the government-sponsored testing center in Yorktown earlier in July.…

2 deaths, 57 new COVID cases in Victoria

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria County Public Health Department is reporting two COVID-19-related deaths in Victoria County. The patients, two female Victoria County residents in their 90’s were hospitalized in Victoria. To respect and honor the families, no further personal…

League of Women Voters of Texas give improvements needed for voter safety

65% (166 out of 254 counties) provide a Vote By Mail link or voter education

AUSTIN, TX - The League of Women Voters of Texas conducted its sixth survey of Texas county websites in July 2020. This review was narrow in scope, focusing the information counties are providing voters regarding the impact of COVID-19 on…

Three more COVID-19 deaths reported in Victoria County

58 new confirmed cases in Victoria County

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department is reporting three COVID-19-related deaths in Victoria County. The patients, a female Victoria County resident in her 60’s and…

Former VC student finding ways to remain in entertainment spotlight during pandemic

The professional actor and Victoria College alumnus was featured in the New York Times and Washington Post

VICTORIA, Texas- Staying at home didn’t mean actor Michael James Nuells had to stay out of the limelight. While isolating himself in his Las Vegas home during the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the professional actor and Victoria College alumnus…

Municipal Court expands E-Court resources

VICTORIA, Texas- The City of Victoria Municipal Court will not conduct any jury trials or bench trials until September as social distancing requirements continue to limit the court’s ability to host in-person proceedings. Under current guidance from the state Office…

DeWitt County reports 20 new cases of COVID-19, additional recoveries

39 additional people have recovered

DEWITT COUNTY, Texas- County health officials are reporting 20 additional (confirmed) cases of the novel coronavirus and 39 additional recoveries since the last report. Investigations into the source of the spread are ongoing. Twelve (12) of the new cases reported…