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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – Many people have put vacation plans on hold over the past few months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now as states relax stay-at-home restrictions and summer vacation season begins, some Americans are looking for safe ways to travel. A Baylor College of Medicine …

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RICHMOND (Covering Katy News) –  Texas is now entering Phase Two of re-opening. With people in close proximity of each other, the demand for personal protective equipment has soared according to Texas State Gary Gates, (R-Richmond).

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Texas reported 784 more cases of coronavirus Monday, an increase of about 2% over the previous day. The total number of cases stands at 32,332 and the total number of people who have recovered is 16,090. There were 7 additional deaths over the past 24 hours, bringing the statewide total to 884.

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Purchasing masks that cover your nose and mouth is not always easy to do because demand is so high. Even though there have been shortages of masks, Harris County recently issued an order that mandates everyone wear a mask covering their mouth and nose. While the $1,000 fine for disobeying th…

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FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) – County Judge KP George announced that the county has updated its website with all available race and ethnicity data for residents of Fort Bend County who have tested positive for COVID-19. The data will be updated daily when new reports are received.

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - People all around the world are encouraged to stay home to contain the spread of coronavirus, and experts have especially urged older adults, who are at a higher risk of complications from the virus, to stay inside to protect themselves. Dr. Angela Catic, assis…

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – Doctors at the Mesothelioma Treatment Center at Baylor College of Medicine and Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center are now offering mesothelioma patients a new FDA-approved device as part of their treatment plan. The device called NovoTTF-100L is used together wit…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) — Roller coasters can be fun. Sometimes, they can be hectic. Life with a child with autism can be a bit like a roller coaster ride, filled with ups and downs. To help family members understand more about life with a child on the autism spectrum, The Arc of Katy is h…

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - Ronald McDonald House Charities is making a difference in the lives of children and their mothers who don't have health insurance. Their programs are available for families all over the Houston area including Katy and Fort Bend County. 

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – Baylor College of Medicine has been awarded more than $17.4 million by the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas to support new cancer research and programs, core facilities and recruitment of new faculty.

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) –  It’s the time of the year when heat-related illness is a real possibility but the Houston Health Department has several recommendations to keep you protected.

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RICHMOND (Covering Fort Bend News) – Families are invited to use their feet to feed the hungry at the annual OutRun Hunger 5K Family Walk/Run hosted by Harvest Green on Saturday, Sept. 28.

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GREATER HOUSTON AREA (Covering Fort Bend News) – Kroger is recalling Private Selection Frozen Triple Berry Medley (48 oz), Private Selection Frozen Triple Berry Medley (16 oz), and Private Selection Frozen Blackberries (16 oz) manufactured by Townsend Farms due to possible Hepatitis A contam…

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FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) – A 3-year-old boy died after drowning in an apartment complex pool Sunday.  The incident happened in the 1500 block of West Airport Boulevard at about 3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 2, 2019.

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SUGAR LAND (Covering Fort Bend News) – Shape Up Fort Bend and the City of Sugar Land will celebrate National Bike Month on Friday, May 10 with the ninth annual Bike to Work Day and fifth annual Bike to School Day.

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MISSOURI CITY (Covering Fort Bend News) – Missouri City residents will have an opportunity this month to safely dispose of their expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs as staff prepares for the next Drug “Take Back Day” in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration. The eve…

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FORT BEND ISD (Spellman News Fort Bend) – The Parent Center at Willowridge High School is hosting its annual Community Health Fair on Saturday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the campus, 16301 Chimney Rock Road in Houston.

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AUSTIN (Covering Fort Bend News) – Rep. Ron Reynolds, D-Missouri City, has files a bill which seeks to make access to medical cannabis available for more patients with debilitating medical conditions, instead of it being reserved only for patients with epilepsy.

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SUGAR LAND (Covering Fort Bend News) — Planned Community Developers, Ltd. announced today that HIP Fitness, a Houston-based high intensity Megaformer studio, has opened its third location in Lake Pointe Village East.

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GREATER HOUSON AREA (Covering Fort Bend News) – The Center for Disease Control is advising that U.S. consumers not eat any romaine lettuce, and retailers and restaurants not serve or sell any, until more is learned about 32 E. Coli infections in 11 states. The investigation is ongoing, and t…

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STAFFORD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Fort Bend County Health and Human Services has confirmed the presence of West Nile virus in a sample of trapped mosquitoes located near Staffordshire Road and 5th Street in Stafford.

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SUGAR LAND (Covering Fort Bend News)—Planned Community Developers, Ltd. announced today that HIP Fitness, a Houston-based boutique fitness studio, will open its third location in Lake Pointe Village East later this year.

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SUGAR LAND (Covering Fort Bend News) – A federal jury has convicted a 51-year old Sugar Land nurse of conspiracy to commit health care fraud, six counts of health care fraud and conspiracy to violate the anti-kickback statute, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. The jury deliberated for…

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SUGAR LAND (Covering Fort Bend News)—Planned Community Developers, Ltd. announced today that F45 Fitness, a high-intensity interval training facility with locations around the world, will be opening a new location at Sugar Land Town Square by late summer this year.

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Fort Bend Clinical Health Services has notified Kempner High School about a case of active tuberculosis. Tuberculosis is a bacterial illness acquired through breathing in infected droplets from the cough or sneeze of a person with active TB. Tubercul…

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital staff will be performing student physicals starting in May for middle and high school students participating in extracurricular activities in the 2018-19 school year. The cost for each physical is $20, and only c…

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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – The following is a statement from Fort Bend Independent School District spokesperson Amanda Bubela in response to the student walk-outs at several FBISD high school campuses today, April 19:

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HOUSTON (KHOU)- Roman Shen is a happy 2-year-old. You wouldn’t know it, but he suffers from Shwachman Diamond Syndrome, or SDS. That means his bone marrow doesn’t work properly and doesn’t make its own white blood cells.