EDINBURG, Texas - Hidalgo County’s chief administrative officer says local residents should be more concerned with getting a Covid-19 vaccine than worrying if recently arrived migrants have the virus.  Eduardo Olivarez also came to the defense of Sister Norma Pimentel,...
EDINBURG, Texas - Top administrators at DHR Health are growing increasingly concerned about an increase in COVID-19 cases.  The number of patients with the virus has shot up from two to 28 in recent weeks. “It is a little bit concerning....
MCALLEN, Texas - DHR Health recently held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting for its new 18,000 square-foot DHR Health Neuro-Therapy Institute in McAllen.  Nathan Saffels, executive director of the DHR Health Orthopedic and Sports Therapy Institute, spoke at the event. “DHR...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Texas Democratic Party Chairman Gilbert Hinojosa says it is a “brilliant” idea to allow Matamoros residents to come over to Brownsville to have their COVID-19 vaccines. Hinojosa, a former Cameron County Judge, said he will take the...
Kudos to the Texas Legislature for their decisive actions this session to rein in pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs). Pharmacies statewide worked closely with lawmakers to pass House Bills 1763 and 1919, two measures that preserve patients’ access to affordable,...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - DHR Health is to open a new hospital in Brownsville on the site of the old Brownsville Doctors Hospital. News about the new facility was announced at a news conference held by the Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation....
EDINBURG, Texas - Driscoll has been a part of the Rio Grande Valley community for 25 years, with specialty centers in Brownsville, Harlingen and McAllen staffed by Driscoll pediatric sub-specialists and other clinical team members. Now, Driscoll Children’s Hospital Rio...
WESLACO, Texas - South Texas Health System has installed a High Resolution 1.2 Tesla Open MRI system at its Emergency Room in Weslaco. A Tesla unit is a measurement of magnetic field strength as it applies to Magnetic Resonance Imaging...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - The Rio Grande Valley is going to have to have a lot more COVID-19 vaccines ready once its border bridges are re-opened to Mexican visa holders. This is the view of public policy advocate Ron Whitlock, who...
THE TEXAS TRIBUNE - When Rio Grande Valley retiree Robert Chapa finally got his COVID-19 vaccine in March after months of trying to secure an appointment, it was a nearby school district that came through for him. After a year...

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