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Univision Houston
Jul 06, 2020

Marta Marquez, de Harris County Public Health, explica que el censo define los fondos asignados al sector salud, por lo que es importante que la comunidad participe.

Community Impact Newspaper (Cy-Fair)
Jul 05, 2020

As of July 5, at least 4,532 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed across the 10 ZIP codes that fall within Cy-Fair ISD’s boundaries, according to the Harris County Public Health Department. This number has increased by 56 since July 4 and includes 2,284 active cases, 2,211 recoveries and 37 deaths.

The Buzz Magazines
Jul 02, 2020

Volunteer Houston, a program of Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston,has created a COVID-19 Response initiative to allow people to browse volunteer needs specific to the pandemic response efforts. Needs vary from distributing meals to writing letters to senior citizens to supporting Harris County Public Health with data entry and logistics related to Covid testing.

Jul 02, 2020

Town hall panelists include Dr. Umair Shah, Harris County Public Health executive director.

World Journal
Jul 02, 2020

哈里斯縣(Harris County)發言人派瑞茲(Elizabeth Perez)表示,測試工作每天都達極限,而這些測試通常要在上午9時就開始了。據稱當地一些地方,在線測試諮詢已經癱瘓了,主要是要求測試民眾太多,電話等待時間要超過30分鐘

Community Impact Newspaper
Jul 01, 2020

Another 1,437 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Harris County July 1, causing the rolling average of new cases per day to increase again after falling for several days. The county has now confirmed an average of 1,010 new cases per day over the past seven days.

Texas Monthly
Jul 01, 2020

There was a time, not so long ago, when Houston’s ability to contain the virus made it a model among major metropolitan areas. Not anymore. Authorities report more than 20,000 active cases in Harris County alone, the highest total in Texas, and the COVID-19 threat has reached the highest level on the county’s new coronavirus scale.

AP News
Jul 01, 2020

Houston is among a number of Texas cities that have recently seen steep increases in cases and hospitalizations. Dr. Umair Shah, executive director of the county health department, believes it was likely some cases could be traced to the protests. “We just don’t know how much,” he said.

Dallas Morning News
Jun 30, 2020

In Harris County, home to Houston, slots at public testing sites are filling up within hours after they open. “The demand increased tremendously in a very short period of time,” said Martha Marquez, a spokeswoman for Harris County’s health department. “Everybody is seeing huge lines.”

Baytown Sun
Jun 30, 2020

Baytown has a drive-through testing site for COVID-19 this week, as Harris County Public Health is set up at Memorial Baptist Church through Friday. Testing is free, but reservations must be made online or by phone before going to the site

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