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Memorial Hermann opens vaccine site at the University of Houston

HOUSTON - The University of Houston and its partner organizations are offering several Pfizer vaccine clinics the week at the University of Houston student center. UH and Walgreens will deliver a limited supply...

Houston Health Department announces the schedule for free COVID-19 testing the week of April 12

HOUSTON - The Houston Health Department and its agency partners are announcing the schedule for sites offering free COVID-19 tests the week of April 12, 2021. Twenty-one FREE+FAST+SAFE testing sites across Houston are on the schedule for the week.

Experts say Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine remains effective for six months

WORLDWIDE - Pfizer says protection from its COVID-19 vaccine lasts at least six months after the second dose. The pharmaceutical company has been studying the vaccine in more than 46-thousand volunteers. 

Houston Health Department opening 3,000 new COVID-19 vaccination appointment slots for new partner site

HOUSTON - The Houston Health Department is opening 3,000 additional COVID-19 vaccination appointment slots for April 1-3, 2021. The appointments are for first doses of Moderna vaccine at Reed Road Parking Lot (2098 Reed Rd.), the...

Houston Health Department, partners announce free COVID-19 testing schedule for week of March 29

HOUSTON -  The Houston Health Department and its agency partners are announcing the schedule for sites offering free COVID-19 tests the week of March 29, 2021. Twenty FREE+FAST+SAFE testing sites across Houston are on the schedule for the week.

Texas to Open COVID-19 Vaccination to All Adults on March 29

TEXAS - All adults will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in Texas beginning Monday, March 29. The Texas Department of State Health Services expects vaccine supplies to increase next week, and providers in multiple...

‘Mask Off’ for the state of Texas

TEXAS - The state of Texas is officially re-opening to 100% as of today (March 10) which includes removing the covid mask mandate. Texas Governor Greg Abbott's new executive order would allow...

Houston Health Department to resume COVID-19 vaccinations following winter storm

HOUSTON – The Houston Health Department will resume COVID-19 vaccinations this weekend with 4,784-second dose appointments on Saturday and Sunday, February 20-21. People who received their first dose from the department during the week...

TSA has installed new acrylic shields at Adirondack Regional Airport to help protect passengers and workforce from coronavirus

SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has installed new acrylic shields at the security checkpoint at Adirondack Regional Airport as part of the agency’s ongoing efforts to implement initiatives to help prevent the...

National Wear Red Day – calls attention to No. 1 heath threat for women

HOUSTON - Despite the devasting impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, cardiovascular disease remains the leading killer of women in the U.S., according to the American Heart Association’s newly released 2021 Heart Disease & Stroke Statistics. Heart...
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Two brothers died after crane ‘malfunctions’ on I-10 near Smith Road in Jefferson Co.

A 2013 Toyota pickup truck was traveling westbound on I-10 near Smith Road around 4:30 p.m. Thursday.Troopers...
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U.S. stocks drop on news of Biden tax proposals

U.S. stocks dived on Thursday (April 22) on reports President Joe Biden planned to almost double the capital gains tax, news analysts...

U.S. House passes bill to make Washington, D.C., the 51st state

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday (April 22) narrowly voted, for the second time in less than a year, to make...

Singer Ali Haider is back in action with a new show

'Purani Jeans' singer Ali Haider is ready to try on new jeans, hosting a show called The Ali Haider Show for NTV Houston, USA.

U.S. pledges to halve its emissions by 2030 as Biden opens climate summit

The Biden administration on Thursday (April 22) pledged to slash U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by 50%-52% from 2005 levels by 2030, a...