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Posted on: May 14, 2021

DART: Face Mask Requirement Extended Through Sept. 13

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Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) will adhere to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) policy that requires CDC-approved face masks be worn over the mouth and nose by passengers and operators at all times while on public transportation.

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

CDC Updates Recommendations for Choosing Safer Activities

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its recommendations for indoor and outdoor activities as it relates to fully vaccinated individuals on May 13. The recent updates include:

  • Fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear a mask or...
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Posted on: May 6, 2021

State Launches Mobile Vaccine Team Call Center

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Gov. Abbott, the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM), and the Texas Military Department (TMD) announced the launch of the State Mobile Vaccination Team Call Center.

Effective 8 a.m. May 7, the call center is available for businesses, disability o...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

SBA Accepting Applications for Restaurant Revitalization Fund Grants

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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is accepting applications for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF). The online application will remain open to any eligible establishment until all funds are exhausted. Visit SBA's Restaurant Revit...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Dallas County HHS Launches COVID-19 Vaccination Scheduler

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Dallas County announced residents can now schedule a same-day or next-day appointment for their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at the Fair Park Community Vaccination Center through the Dallas County website. Dallas County Health and Human Services (HHS)...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

CDC Updates Travel Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated People

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provided updates for domestic and international travel as it relates to individuals who have been fully vaccinated. A person is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving the last recommended...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line Available

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The North Texas Behavioral Health Authority (NTBHA) offers a dedicated COVID-19 mental health support line to provide trauma informed support and psychological first aid to those experiencing stress and anxiety. This service operates as an adjunct to NTBH...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

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: March 30, 2021

DSHS Launches Texas Public Health Vaccine Scheduler

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As Texas opens COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to anyone age 16 and older, the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is launching the Texas Public Health Vaccine Scheduler. The scheduler gives people one place to sign up for a COVID-19 shot throug...

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

FEMA to Help Pay Funeral Costs for COVID-19-Related Deaths

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In early April, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will begin providing financial assistance for funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020, for deaths related to coronavirus (COVID-19) to help ease some of the financial stress and burden c...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

New Rent, Mortgage, Homeless Assistance Programs

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The City of Irving has several new programs available to assist residents struggling to pay rent or mortgage, or who have become homeless. 

Answer a few simple questions to see if you qualify: CityofIrving.org/COVID-Housing.

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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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