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Fort Worth, Tarrant County expand COVID testing

The City of Fort Worth and Tarrant County are expanding COVID-19 testing for residents throughout the city. Tests will be available at these locations, starting

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How visits to Texas nursing homes, assisted-living facilities will work under new coronavirus guidelines

Before the pandemic, Norma Barrientos visited her mother two or three times a week, staying for hours at Skyline Nursing Center, where Mary Sifuentes has

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Physician launches care package program for COVID-19 patients and staff

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the face of healthcare, both inside the hospital and out. As the virus began to necessitate restrictions on hospital visitor

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How to host – and attend – a safer, socially distant gathering

The coronavirus pandemic has made social gathering incredibly tough for most people to see family and friends. But there are some things you can do

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How to get swab or antibody coronavirus test in Dallas-Fort Worth

Testing is expanding for those in the Dallas-Fort Worth area who have not shown symptoms but still wish to be tested. Dallas County updated criteria

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Fort Worth ISD Board President, superintendent send letters to governor raising concerns about school opening plans

Fort Worth ISD Board of Education President Jacinto Ramos, Jr., and Superintendent Kent P. Scribner are among the signatories of separate letters sent to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on

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Gov. Abbott says local health officials can shut schools only in limited circumstances

In a statement Friday, Gov. Greg Abbott said local health authorities can shut down schools if there’s evidence of an outbreak after students have already

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Fort Worth ISD pushes start date back to Sept. 8 – See the full list of district plans

The Fort Worth ISD school board voted to push back their start date Thursday and begin classes virtually.  This is the third schedule change for

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Bonding with Kids While Social Distancing

Staying inside while social distancing can be challenging for children and their families. With all the restrictions during this pandemic, children are missing their regular

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Texas will Extend Time that Schools will be Allowed to Stay Online-only, Gov. Greg Abbott Says

Texas will give school districts more flexibility to keep their school buildings closed to in-person instruction this fall as coronavirus cases continue to rise, Gov. Greg