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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Dallas County Updates Fair Park Vaccination Operations

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Dallas County’s Fair Park vaccine operations is open and providing second doses to those who received their first vaccine doses at Fair Park. Arrivals should enter at Fair Park's Gate 8 and should plan to come around the same time they ...

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

State, FEMA Partner to Open Mass Community Vaccine Sites

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Governor Greg Abbott announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is establishing mass community vaccination sites in the DFW region and Houston. These federal pilot sites will be based at AT&T Stadium, 1 AT&T Way, Arlington; Fair...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

In Need of Housing Assistance? Help is Available

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Three housing assistance programs are being administered through Dallas County. County residents economically affected (loss/reduction of income) by the spread of COVID-19 are invited to submit a prescreening application through the county to determine el...

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

DART: Face Masks Required on Public Transit

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In response to the increased spread of the COVID-19 virus across the country, and in alignment with the executive order signed by President Biden and the order issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Texas Launches COVID-19 Rental Relief Program

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Governor Greg Abbott announced that the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) has launched the Texas Rent Relief Program — the first statewide rent and utility assistance program for qualifying households throughout Texas. Th...

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

Irving, Grand Prairie Mayors Introduce COVID-19 Vaccine Site

Irving and Grand Prairie mayors give a virtual site tour of the new joint COVID-19 vaccination site.

The new vaccination site at the Theatre at Grand Prairie opened last week. Grand Prairie Mayor Ron Jensen and Irving Mayor Rick Stopfer visited the site and share more information on what residents can expect.

Vaccine availability is limited, and appointme...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Dallas County Launches New COVID-19 Vaccine Registration Hotline

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Dallas County has hired a professional call center to assist the community with registering for the COVID-19 vaccine over the phone. For more information on vaccine registration and qualifications, visit DallasCountyCovid.org.

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

Grant Applications Open for Students with Cognitive Disabilities Impacted by COVID

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Governor Abbott and the Texas Education Agency (TEA) launched an online application for the Supplementary Special Education Services (SSES) program, which allows eligible families of children with significant cognitive disabilities and complex educational...

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Dallas County: Stay Safe from COVID-19, Follow the Three W’s

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Dallas County promotes the #NTXDoesItRight campaign, a countywide initiative to remind everyone to follow the three W’s to keep yourself, your family and your community safe from COVID-19.

  • Wear a facemask when in public areas where socia...
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Posted on: January 20, 2021

Rental, Mortgage, and Homelessness Assistance

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Are you a City of Irving resident in danger of eviction or foreclosure due to COVID-19? You may be eligible for assistance.

You must be able to provide the following information/documents to determine your eligibility for one of the City of Irving&rsqu...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

State Launches Interactive Vaccine Provider Locations Map

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The Texas Division of Emergency Management and Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) have partnered to provide an interactive Texas vaccine provider availability and locations map. Residents can locate providers across the state, as well as in ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

How to Care for Someone with COVID-19

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Do you know someone who has COVID-19 or is showing symptoms of the virus? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has tips for individuals caring for someone with COVID-19 in a home or nonhealthcare setting, as well as someone who tested posi...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Coronavirus Update: Prevent Getting Sick

Cover coughs and sneezes. Use alcohol-based sanitizers.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers guidance to help the public prevent the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions, such as heart or lung disease, or d...

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Posted on: December 31, 2020

Dallas County Continues COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation for Group 1A

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Dallas County continues to allocate COVID-19 vaccines for Group 1A, which administers vaccines to healthcare workers and first responders, as well as residents and staff in long-term care facilities, according to the county's Dec. 31 press releas...

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

Face Coverings: Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends the use of cloth face coverings for every person over the age of 2 who is traveling into public spaces. Cloth face covers work as a simple barrier to help prevent respiratory droplets from tr...

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

Free COVID-19 Testing Available in Irving

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Dallas County Commissioner Elba Garcia talks about the new COVID-19 testing site in Irving in this new video from ICTN, as well as the procedures for getting a free test.

Ubicación De Prueba De COVID 19 Abierta En Irving

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Posted on: December 26, 2020

DART Offers Grocery Pickup, Delivery Service for Paratransit Customers

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Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) paratransit drivers can provide grocery pickup and delivery services for customers.

The agency’s drivers will pick up groceries from the store and deliver them directly to the customer for free. Paratransit riders must plac...

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Posted on: December 8, 2020

Texas Department of State Health Services Updates COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan

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On Dec. 21, 2020 the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) announced Phase 1B that will provide a vaccine to high-risk individuals next in the distribution process for the state. This phase has been added to the agency's First Tier distribution...

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

Atmos Energy Offers Solutions for Paying Gas Bill

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Atmos Energy reminds customers struggling to pay their monthly natural gas bill that payment options and financial assistance are available during the 2019 novel coronavirus disaster.

“To help those experiencing financial hardship, we have temporarily susp...

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