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About 9 percent of those tested in the County have positive results for coronavirus, but those getting tested already have gone through screening and been deemed likely to be infected.
Gov. Greg Abbott was right to follow President Donald Trump’s lead in extending social distancing measures through at least the end of April. Leaders at the county and city level should do the same.
Some residents face social isolation and end of life without family around, and those who care for them are learning new ways to make connections.
I think a time and circumstance like today’s invites comparisons. There’s nothing like a national disaster to call attention to leaders who act to protect their constituents and those for whom a decision is either too difficult or beyond their capacity.
As our community faces the challenges caused by COVID-19 by preparing our homes, finding online lessons for our children and working remotely, we can’t forget to take care of our mental health. Everyone reacts differently during stressful situations, but when a situation requires social dist…
In an effort to help businesses across Galveston County understand practical and legal considerations as they relate to COVID-19, the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Mills Shirley LLP to host an interactive webinar focused on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
As a subscriber to my beloved island community newspaper, you (Leonard Woolsey) have my vote to do whatever the paper has to do to survive and maintain the dedicated, loyal and professional employees ("Daily News takes steps to adjust for the long haul," The Daily News, March 29).
Abbott on March 19 issued an order closing all bar and restaurant dining rooms and prohibiting social gatherings of more than 10 people, among other measures. The original order was set to expire Friday.
Some supermarket chains are asking for more gloves and masks for employees.
From dominoes to scavenger hunts to light landscaping, self-isolation takes some creative thinking.