Insects like biting flies and cockroaches are not likely to spread the agent of COVID-19 to humans, according to a recently published article by Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists.
The Texas Department of State Health Services has received and distributed 14,780 doses of the monkey pox vaccine to local health departments and DSHS regional offices. Another 27,000 doses could be made available by the Strategic National Stockpile.
It’s hard to believe that the end of July is almost here. August 1 is on Monday which means sporting events will be kicking off and the first day of school is just around the corner.
People experiencing a mental health crisis can now call dialing code 988 to access the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The hotline connects those in distress with trained counselors 24/7.
If you happen to visit a high-traffic area in one of the state’s larger cities, you might come across some folks wearing sandwich boards, such as one sees during tax season or mattress sales. The Texas Department of Transportation has adopted this marketing device to promote its “Be Safe. Drive Smart” pedestrian safety campaign this month.