The triple respiratory threat posed by COVID-19, seasonal flu and respiratory syncytial virus, commonly known as RSV, has kept critical care beds at both Nacogdoches hospitals full most of the time since Oct. 18, according to data from the Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council.
Most everyone looks forward to the holiday season, but research shows an increase in heart attacks during the holidays.
Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital will likely lose vital assistance at the end of the month as state-funded medical professionals are being demobilized.
Chireno ISD announced it would not require students or staff members to wear masks when they return to school after spring break as many local school districts were left pondering whether to require face coverings.
Some area school districts announced this week they would continue to enforce mask and social distancing protocols as state educators handed down more guidance following Gov. Greg Abbott announcing Tuesday that he would repeal restrictions next week.
Before a nurse finished looking over his paperwork, Jesus Tobias had already rolled up the right sleeve of his Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital scrubs.
Nearly a quarter million doses of the coronavirus vaccine developed by Pfizer could arrive in Texas as early as next week, but the state’s plan for distribution of the first round of inoculations leaves out millions of rural Texans.