Houston Matters

Daily Hospitalizations Hit A New Record At The Medical Center (Aug. 18, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: The head of the Texas Medical Center on the fourth wave of COVID-19, the week in politics, former astronaut Scott Kelly on spending a year in space, and a new film shot in Houston called Playing God.

Health & Science

Texas COVID Cases Are Surging At An ‘Astonishing Rate.’ Here’s What You Need To Know.

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.

Coronavirus

Holiday Season A Critical Time To Stop COVID-19 Spread, Houston Hospital Executives Say

Posted on · The Houston Health Department reported a positivity rate of 7.9% on Monday at their COVID-19  testing sites. Harris County officials said Tuesday their number is 8.2%, which is lower than what some hospitals' emergency rooms are seeing right now.