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The Paper
Mar 30, 2020

As of March 30, 2020 (3:00 p.m.), Harris County Public Health (HCPH) has 14 new cases of COVID-19, which brings the total to 254 positive cases, including the second COVID-19 related death. HCPH is also confirming that 39 of the patients have recovered. These new cases do not include those within the City of Houston.

Houston Chronicle
Mar 30, 2020

The City of Houston Health Department and Harris County Public Health offices have an online self-assessment tool to evaluate if you qualify for testing at checkforcorona.com.

Fox 26
Mar 30, 2020

Harris County Public Health (HCPH) has 27 new cases of COVID-19 as of March 29, which brings the total to 240 positive cases, including our second COVID-19 related death. HCPH is also confirming that 34 of our patients have recovered.

Houston Chronicle
Mar 30, 2020

According to an official at Harris County Public Health, while the county has mandated staying at home, some people will step out to their neighborhood park for a few minutes to take in some fresh air. She said jogging or walking are fine but to avoid playgrounds or benches where others spend time.

The Katy News
Mar 30, 2020

As of March 29, 2020 (3:00 p.m.), Harris County Public Health (HCPH) has 27 new cases of COVID-19, which brings the total to 240 positive cases, including our second COVID-19 related death. HCPH is also confirming that 34 of our patients have recovered. These new cases do not include those within the City of Houston.

Houston Style Magazine
Mar 30, 2020

It is with great sadness that Harris County Public Health (HCPH) is reporting the second COVID-19 related death of a resident in Harris County (outside the City of Houston). The woman, between the ages of 50-60 years old, lived in the northwest quadrant of Harris County.

Houston Chronicle
Mar 30, 2020

Following a desperate plea for fosters and adoptions to help keep shelters from becoming inundated with animals during the novel coronavirus pandemic, the Harris County Animal Shelter (HCAS) has been "overwhelmed by the support" from Houston in the form of foster and adoption applications, officials said.

NewsRadio 740 KTRH
Mar 29, 2020

As of March 29, 2020 (3:00 p.m.), Harris County Public Health (HCPH) has 27 new cases of COVID-19, which brings the total to 240 positive cases, including our second COVID-19 related death.

The Woodlands Online
Mar 29, 2020

As of March 29, 2020 (3:00 p.m.), Harris County Public Health (HCPH) has 27 new cases of COVID-19, which brings the total to 240 positive cases, including the second COVID-19 related death.

Politico
Mar 28, 2020

Dr. Umair Shah, the former president of the National Association of County and City Health Officials, testified in the House’s hearing on the bill that “ a precipitous decline in funding year after year” has crippled local health departments ability to handle a pandemic. “Cracks will show and forces will penetrate and overwhelm the offensive line that protects the public’s health,” he predicted.

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