Health

CDC to announce new Covid-19 metrics Friday afternoon

The announcement will include details on metrics for masking and other restrictions

Originally Published: 25 FEB 22 13:20 ET By Elizabeth Cohen and Jacqueline Howard, CNN (CNN) -- The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has long pointed to levels of coronavirus transmission within a community as a key metric…

Nine new COVID-19 cases in Victoria County Wednesday

77 active COVID-19 cases in Victoria County

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria County Public Health Department said there are 9 new COVID-19 cases recorded on Wednesday. There are 77 active cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County. 15,958 people have recovered from the virus in the county. Victoria…

VISD COVID-19 cases keep falling

22 current student cases this week

The number of active COVID-19 cases in VISD drops for students and staff in the latest report released Friday.

Victoria County Jail COVID-19 cases fall

Jail visitation suspension started January 18

COVID-19 cases at the Victoria County Jail have gone down significantly since a visitation suspension for inmates was started January 18.

LaSher's Story, a 25 News Now Extra

Hear from LaSher Bartay, a Victoria native who found out that she had a rare heart defect while in surgery for breast cancer.

VICTORIA, Texas - On average, the human heart beats about 115,000 times a day, and LaSher Bartay’s heart was no different, or so she thought. LaSher was born with a serious congenital heart defect,…

Here are 5 ways to reclaim your rhythm during American Heart Month

The American Heart Association urges people to create healthy habits

DALLAS, Texas — Since the Covid-19 pandemic began, deaths from heart disease and stroke have risen significantly. More people have also reported lower physical and emotional wellness. In February 2022,…

Avoiding Covid-19 test kit scammers

Here are some tips on how to prevent scammers from getting personal information

VICTORIA, Texas - Now that it's easier to get Covid-19 testing kits delivered to your home. The Lavaca county Office of Emergency Management Office has some tips on how to avoid scammers who will try to obtain personal information. Here…

Victoria ISD provides an update on Covid-19

Here is what you need to know as of Thursday, Jan. 20

VICTORIA, Texas - On Wednesday, Jan. 19, Victoria ISD continued to identify staff attendance thresholds by campus. The staff absentee critical threshold at each campus is 30%. When the staff absentee reaches 30%, it creates an environment where the availability…

Private company offering free COVID-19 tests in Victoria

"Yes, No COVID" is located on Houston Highway and open daily 8:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m.

VICTORIA, Texas - "Yes, No COVID", a private company located at 2114 Houston Highway in Victoria, is offering free rapid Covid-19 testing. According to employees, this site opened in Sept. 2021,…

The CDC updated its mask guidelines

What to know about 'the highest level of protection'

Originally Published: 15 JAN 22 06:40 ET Updated: 15 JAN 22 07:19 ET By Kristen Rogers, Parija Kavilanz and Amanda Sealy, CNN (CNN) -- The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has changed its mask guidelines to recommend that…