BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Dr. Joseph B. McCormick, the regional dean of The University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston’s School of Public Health in Brownsville, is stepping down.  But, as he and his colleagues said at a fiesta held...
REYNOSA, Tamaulipas - A team of 250 nurses are screening everyone that crosses into Tamaulipas from Texas at 15 land ports of entry. The medical workers are checking the body temperature of those making...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - The coronavirus has not subsided enough in Cameron County to allow in-person teaching in its public schools. This is the view of the county’s health authority, Dr. James Castillo.
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - A California-based physician says he has never experienced anything as tough as helping out in a Brownsville hospital during the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Roberto Rodriguez was born in Brownsville and went...
EDINBURG, Texas - On Wednesday, Hidalgo County surpassed 1,000 confirmed coronavirus deaths, just two days after Texas surpassed 10,000 confirmed coronavirus deaths. So, one in ten COVID deaths in Texas came from Hidalgo County.
RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas - The new health director for Starr County says local leaders need to do a better job of educating residents about COVID-19. Dr. Antonio 'Tony' Falcon, MD, was sworn in...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - After surpassing a somber milestone in COVID-19 deaths, cases in Cameron County are finally on the decline.  In a press conference held on Monday, Cameron County Health Authority James W. Castillo...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Cameron County reported 68 additional COVID-19 related deaths on Friday and 57 on Saturday. However, Esmeralda Guajardo, public health administrator for the county is at pains to explain a new record...
LAREDO, Texas - Operation Lone Star, the popular state-run service that provides free healthcare to the neediest in the community, will not be coming to Laredo or the Rio Grande Valley this summer. Normally...
MCALLEN, Texas - According to a report by Connected Nation, “Rural Broadband: A Texas Tour,” 1.8 million Texans, most of them in rural areas, don’t have high-speed internet access. Dr. Steven Johnson, chancellor of...

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