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Posted on: August 25, 2021

Governor Issues Executive Order Maintaining Prohibition of Vaccine Mandates in Texas

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Governor Abbott issued Executive Order GA-39 prohibiting vaccine mandates and vaccine passports subject to legislative action on Aug. 25. The order maintains the current policy prohibiting any COVID-19 vaccination mandates or requirements by any governmen...

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

TSA Face Mask Requirement for Public Transit Extended through January

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The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently  issued a Security Directive extending the face mask requirement for all transportation networks, including public transportation, while onboard or indoors through Jan. 18, 2022 to mitigat...

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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 or other factors? 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 o...

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Posted on: August 13, 2021

Dallas County Updates Executive Order on Face Masks

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Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins updated the Aug. 11 order of "Required Use of a Face Mask in Certain Public Space." The updated order includes the adoption of the Dallas County Health Authority Order, issued Aug. 12; mask requirements for publi...

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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: August 11, 2021

Dallas County Issues New Executive Order on Face Masks

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Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins issued an order of ‘Required Use of a Face Mask in Certain Public Space’ that takes effect 11:59 p.m. Aug. 11, in response to the continued COVID-19 pandemic. The order covers child care centers, pre-K ...

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Posted on: August 10, 2021

Governor Takes Action to Mitigate Rise in Texas COVID-19 Cases

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Governor Greg Abbott announced a series of actions the State of Texas is taking to combat the recent rise in COVID-19 cases in Texas: 

Health Care Staffing and Capacity

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is working with staffing a...

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

Vaccine Access Assistance for People with Disabilities

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A new hotline is designed to help persons with disabilities get the COVID-19 vaccine by providing vaccine information, as well as vaccine appointments, rides to and from appointments, and in-home services. 

For help, call the Disability Rights Tex...

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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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