At least 34 Galveston County residents died after contracting COVID-19 last month. It was the highest monthly death toll since July.
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Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that “democracy has prevailed” and summoning American resilience and unity to confront the deeply divided nation’s historic confluence of crises.
Local leaders set up a hub at Walter Hall Park but warn consistent supply is key to making the county's mass vaccination process less chaotic.
A key lesson of the COVID-19 pandemic is remote learning has been an abject failure for public schools. That has been obvious for months as even strong students fail, many of the most vulnerable are MIA and burned-out parents struggle to help their children.
More than 4,000 doses of COVID vaccinations are on their way to Galveston County and local officials are starting to plan centralized vaccination sites.
After a semester heavily dependent on remote learning, educators are working to bring more students back to classrooms and have improved their virtual learning platforms for students who still work from home.
Entertainment venues and theaters have been struggling to hold on for almost a year and might have to do so for many months more.
Crenshaw Environmental Science Magnet is the second Galveston ISD school to go remote in a week because of short staffing caused by quarantine.
Neither the Galveston County Health District nor the University of Texas Medical Branch are scheduled to receive COVID-19 vaccinations this week.
Some churches see financial fallout, while others say the pandemic opened their ministries to new audiences online.