Johnson & Johnson is beginning a huge final study to try to prove if a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine can protect against the virus. The study starting Wednesday will be one of the world's largest coronavirus vaccine studies so far.
Bell County Health District Director Amanda Robison-Chadwell said the county is experiencing a “potential upward swing” in COVID-19 cases, as two new deaths were identified on Tuesday — pushing the total to 79.
Gatesville Independent School District announced Monday via Facebook that their junior varsity and varsity football games against Lampasas Independent School District have been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns with Lampasas players.
The Temple and Belton independent school districts reported newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 at campuses on Monday.
Saturday appointments will be available at Texas Department of Public Safety driver’s licenses offices — including Temple and other Central Texas location — through December, the agency announced.
COPPERAS COVE — The Copperas Cove Fire Department will offer free COVID-19 testing Tuesday from noon to 8 p.m. at the fire department, 415 S. Main St., according to a news release.
Temple Independent School District logged its first two lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Friday.
U.S. health officials on Friday dropped a controversial piece of coronavirus guidance and said anyone who has been in close contact with an infected person should get tested.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday he was lowering restrictions in 19 of 22 hospital regions in the state, including Bell County, as the COVID-19 outbreak in Texas has been diminished.
The Bell County Public Health District identified two new COVID-19 related deaths Thursday afternoon, as active cases rose to 274 — nine more than Wednesday.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week to 860,000, a historically high figure that reflects economic damage from the coronavirus outbreak.
Baylor University announced Wednesday that it will have a condensed spring semester as part of the school's plan to keep the campus safe and healthy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
As the Bell County Public Health District identified 36 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, Lampasas County reported an additional coronavirus-related fatality Tuesday evening.
The federal government outlined a sweeping plan Wednesday to make vaccines for COVID-19 available for free to all Americans. In a report to Congress, federal health agencies sketched out plans for a vaccination campaign to begin gradually in January or possibly later this year.
Texas health officials announced Monday that they are changing the way the state reports a key metric used to evaluate the extent of coronavirus infection, a move that conceded that the state’s previous method of calculating the “positivity rate” muddied the extent of viral transmission by m…