Posted on · The SPEC-150 radiographic camera, used for industrial purposes, was returned to Houston-based Statewide Maintenance Company, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Posted on · A $3,000 reward is being offered for the SPEC-150 camera, which belongs to a Houston-based company and is used for industrial purposes. It is not considered a public health risk unless it is damaged or taken apart.
Posted on · Pediatricians in Texas say the peak of respiratory syncytial virus, a common virus that presents with cold-like symptoms, is abnormally early this year.
Posted on · Texas’ Chief State Epidemiologist says nearly 99% of the state population has developed at least some immune response to COVID-19. However, other public health experts caution the virus can be unpredictable.
Posted on · Texas public health officials say the state’s largest wave to date of COVID-19 infections appears to have peaked with the seven-day average for new confirmed cases trending downward since last week.
Posted on · The report says Harris County accounted for 43 out of the 246 deaths in Texas that were related to the February 2021 winter storm.
Posted on · Once final approval is given Houston health officials say addressing vaccine hesitancy in parents and reaching underserved communities will be key.
Posted on · More than 11% of those who received their first dose haven’t gotten a second shot, and more than 1 million people are more than 90 days overdue.
Posted on · As of Tuesday, 284 pediatric COVID-19 patients were admitted in hospitals across the state.
Posted on · More than 1.9 million doses were administered in the state in the last four weeks, including more than 520,000 last week, according to the most recent data available.
Posted on · Officials at the state health department are concerned about the exponential growth in hospitalizations due to coronavirus over the past month. More than 7,600 people are currently in the hospital with coronavirus in Texas.
Posted on · New COVID cases are up 92% in Texas, hospitalizations are up 49% and fatalities are 15% higher, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Posted on · Harris County leads the state in freeze-related deaths.
Posted on · The agency will work with state and local public health entities across Texas to address disparities in health outcomes among different populations.
Posted on · The new state agency will focus on growing a skilled workforce, increasing capacity for testing and improving data collection and analysis.