RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas - Starr County’s heath authority says he does not, yet, feel comfortable recommending the reopening of local schools for in-person instruction. Dr. Antonio 'Tony' Falcon held a virtual news conference...
This morning we had only seven patients in the COVID unit and none on ventilators but all of them on cpaps (continuous positive airway pressure) and high volume oxygen.  In the emergency room there...
EDINBURG, Texas - Hidalgo County’s health authority says he is speaking in a personal capacity when he calls for the prioritization of primary care clinics over more profitable lines of service in the health industry.
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...
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...
RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas - Starr County’s new health authority, Dr. Tony Falcon says the pressure on the county hospital caused by the coronavirus is easing. Falcon said the number of positive cases to...
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 - 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...

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