Health

Student at Chandler Elementary tests positive for COVID-19

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria ISD confirms that a student who attends Chandler Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19. The district confirms that the student was present on campus on September 11th, 2020. Due to privacy requirements, the district will not…

Trump administration reveals vaccine rollout plan

Local health officials awaiting more information before putting together community plan for retrieval, distribution of vaccine

VICTORIA, Texas - The Trump administration revealed a plan on  COVID-19 vaccine distribution once approved. The plan also states the vaccine will be free to all Americans. Essential employees,…

Student at JR Elementary School in Calhoun County tests positive for COVID-19

This is the second student to test positive at JR Elementary

CALHOUN COUNTY, Texas- A student at JR Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19, Calhoun County ISD announced Wednesday. The student was last on campus on September 11th, 2020 in a self-contained classroom. Due to privacy requirements, the district will…

Student at Shields Elementary tests positive for COVID-19

Seventh campus in the district to report COVID-positive individual

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria Independent School District reports Wednesday that a student who attends Shields Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was present on campus on September 14th, 2020. The district will not be releasing any information…

Cornyn: Victoria to receive $476K in third round of Coronavirus recovery grants

Grant to help recover from the economic fallout of the COVID-19 outbreak

WASHINGTON – The city of Victoria was awarded another federal grant totaling $476,482, Senator Cornyn announced Tuesday, to help recover from the economic fallout of the COVID-19 outbreak. The funding, which was appropriated by Congress in March, comes through the…

Staff member at Seadrift School tests positive for COVID-19

Maintenance team is sanitizing and e-misting all impacted areas immediately

CALHOUN COUNTY, Texas- Calhoun County Independent School District reported Tuesday that a Seadrift School staff member is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19. A release on the CCISD website explains that the staff member was on the Seadrift campus Monday, September 14th.…

Calhoun County OEM reported 5 new active cases of COVID-19

36 are pending investigation

CALHOUN COUNTY, Texas- The Calhoun County Office of Emergency Management reported five new cases of COVID-19, Tuesday, September 15th. Thirty-six are pending investigation, 587 cases confirmed, while seven are probably COVID-19 cases. Of the 630 total cases, 30 are active…

42 students and 4 staff members from O'Connor Elementary asked to quarantine

Following exposure from one COVID-positive staff member

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria Independent School District announced Tuesday afternoon that a student who attends Victoria East High School and a student who attends Hopkins Elementary School have tested positive for COVID-19. The district also reports that a staff member…

Two students test positive for COVID-19 in Calhoun County ISD

CALHOUN COUNTY, Texas- Calhoun County Independent School District reports Monday that a student at JR Elementary and a student at Calhoun High School have tested positive for COVID-19. The JR Elementary student was present on campus Monday, September 14th. The…