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Cameron County Daily COVID-19 Report05/17/2021

Cameron County Daily COVID-19 Report

Please note: This report covers Saturday, May 15th through Monday, May 17, 2021. Cameron County has received confirmation of an additional 100 laboratory reports of COVID-19. This includes the following 58 reports: Residence Total Gender Age(s) 0-9 10-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70-79 80-89 90-99+ Brownsville 37 Female 1 7 1 3 3 2 READ MORE.
Doctors emphasize stroke awareness05/17/2021

Doctors emphasize stroke awareness

HARLINGEN – It’s National Stroke Awareness Month, with a touch of COVID-19. While medical establishments everywhere are recognizing stroke awareness as they do each May, this year the message is especially urgent because of COVID-19. Why? Because COVID-19 can result in strokes, which can result in death if not treated quickly. Read the rest of READ MORE.
Harlingen Recognizes Local Nurses05/17/2021

Harlingen Recognizes Local Nurses

HARLINGEN, Texas– The City of Harlingen has vaccinated thousands of people against COVID-19 with the help of nurses who volunteer their time to help the community.   Nurses from Valley Baptist Medical Center, Harlingen Medical Center, HCISD, South Texas Emergency Care Foundation, UTRGV, TSTC, and specially trained Harlingen Fire Fighters have administered more than 20,000 READ MORE.
Help Wanted: Recovery drive leads to record job openings05/16/2021

Help Wanted: Recovery drive leads to record job openings

HARLINGEN – When Texas’ businesses fully re-opened, Pablo Ochoa was making tortilla chips in his restaurant’s kitchen after he couldn’t find workers to fill his job openings because they were staying home collecting unemployment checks. Like the nation, the Rio Grande Valley is recovering from the coronavirus pandemic’s economic slowdown but many businesses can’t find READ MORE.
Charges Brought In Deadly Wreck In Harlingen05/14/2021

Charges Brought In Deadly Wreck In Harlingen

A 19-year-old Harlingen man has been charged for his alleged involvement in a deadly 2-vehicle crash over Mother’s Day weekend. Josiah Anthony Castillo is charged with two counts of manslaughter and one count of aggravated assault in the early Sunday morning crash. 33-year-old Roel Martinez and his 10-year-old son Israel were killed in a collision READ MORE.
Harlingen calls June 19 runoff election05/14/2021

Harlingen calls June 19 runoff election

HARLINGEN – Across the city’s south side, campaign signs are still standing as politicos head back to the streets, knocking on doors to rally voters to the polls. Earlier this week, city commissioners called a June 19 runoff election in the District 4 Harlingen City Commission race pitting former City Commissioner Basilio “Chino” Sanchez against READ MORE.

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