testing

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,…

NBA, players agree to additional protocols through holidays

The NBA and its players have agreed to enhanced health and safety protocols through the holiday season in response to rising virus numbers, with additional testing coming and a return to mask usage in many situations. The upgraded mask rules…

Mandates and testing are among President Biden's plans

As part of an approach to ending the pandemic

Originally Published: 08 SEP 21 10:06 ET By Kevin Liptak, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden, entering autumn with coronavirus still wreaking havoc on the nation's health and economy, will push for vaccine mandates and testing programs as part of…

Big 12 announces schedule for 2020 football season

Schools will have to adhere to safety guidines

VICTORIA, Texas - The Big-12 conference will play sports this fall.    That news came Wednesday as the conference released it's football schedule. All schools currently have nine in-conference games scheduled, and an open date for a 10th game from an…

Lavaca County OEM reports 13 new cases of COVID-19

LAVACA COUNTY, Texas - Lavaca County Office of Emergency Management reports 13 new DSHS Region 8 Verified cases of COVID-19 in Lavaca County.  Sorted by zip code and not necessarily in city limits, there are 3 new verified active cases…

State representative asks to exempt Texas public schools of STAAR test

Trent Ashby wants to empower teachers and students without worry of high-stakes testing

VICTORIA, Texas - In a Facebook post, state representative Trent Ashby wrote a letter to Governor Abbott to exempt Texas public schools from the STAAR test requirements for the 2020-2021 school year. Now more than ever we must empower our…

Three family members test positive for COVID-19

A Placedo resident has tested positive for COVID-19 along with her niece and nephew

VICTORIA, Texas -- Christina Guzman is finding out how life is with COVID-19. After undergoing a surgery,  not related to COVID-19, she started to feel symptoms like coughing, shortness of breath, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Once she realized she needed…

COVID-19 walk up test site available soon

VICTORIA, Texas - The City of Victoria and Victoria County will host a walk-up COVID-19 testing site in partnership with the Department of State Health Services and Texas Military Department on June 25 and 26 at the Victoria Community Center,…

2nd COVID-19 drive-thru site will be open Tuesday in Calhoun county

Registration and location will be released on Sunday, May 3rd

VICTORIA, Texas - As of 4:00 p.m., there are a total of 32 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Calhoun County, 11 active, 18 recovered  and three deaths. Calhoun county will set up a second drive-thru testing site on Tuesday,…

One-day mobile COVID-19 test collection site coming to Cuero

DEWITT COUNTY, Texas- DeWitt County has been selected to have a Texas Department of State Health Services one day Mobile COVID-19 Test Collection Site in Cuero this weekend. The mobile test collection site will be at the Cuero Municipal Library…

Majority of sunscreens would flunk proposed FDA safety tests

Nearly two-thirds of all sunscreens evaluated by the Environmental Working Group would probably not be considered safe and effective under standards proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration, the consumer advocacy group will announce this week.