PHARR, Texas - Of the 1,170 Rio Grande Valley residents who received their first COVID vaccine shot at Vanguard Academy on Saturday, over 400 were from farmworker families.  La Unión del Pueblo, MHP Salud, and Texas RioGrande Legal Aid made...
WESLACO, Texas - The Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council is struggling to get COVID-19 vaccines to more than 2,200 elderly clients who are too frail to leave their homes. The issue was discussed at an LRGVDC board meeting this...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño, Jr., will hold a press conference about the coronavirus pandemic on Monday, March 8, starting at 11 a.m. The news conference will be held at the Cameron County Courthouse, Oscar C. Dancy...
Imagine you need to get somewhere quickly and safely. You call your ride-sharing company who sends Fred Flintstone in his family car. Not what you had in mind and not what you paid for. The Texas Immunization Registry, ImmTrac2,...
EDINBURG, Texas - Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Health Institute for Research and Development unveiled a new mobile unit on Thursday that will help in the fight against COVID-19.  In collaboration with Matrix Medical Network, the trailer will be used for...
It’s been more than 30 years since the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became law, but even with equal protections legally guaranteed, progress for disabled Texans has been mixed. On the one hand, employment for disabled adults in the...
Beginning this week, Texans age 50 and older will be eligible to be vaccinated. Expanding vaccine eligibility to those who are ages 50 – 64 continues to ensure those who are at greatest risk of hospitalizations and death from...
RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas - Starr County leaders want to know why the state is allocating them a small amount of coronavirus vaccines.  The county has a population of around 70,000. It is only getting about 1,000 vaccines a week....
EDINBURG, Texas - UT-Rio Grande Valley says it will not deny undocumented immigrants a COVID-19 vaccine, after all. The university made the decision after coming in for criticism for turning away elderly residents who could not provide a social security...
EDINBURG, Texas - The chief medical officer for DHR Health says politics does not always sit well with health and science. Dr. Robert Martinez urged residents of the Rio Grande Valley to continue adhere to guidelines issued by the Centers...

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