DALLAS CLOSING TWO COVID-19 TEST CENTERS MONDAY 3/30 DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER /REOPENING TUESDAY

Dallas, TX - After consulting with the National Weather Service, the City of Dallas announced that their two Community Based Testing and Collection Sites will be closed on Monday, March 30th, due to potential inclement weather + lightning.

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Ellis County now has 10 COVID-19 cases, most in Ennis, Midlothian

Ellis County - There are now 10 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Ellis County, officials confirmed Thursday.  Four cases are in Ennis, three in Midlothian, and one in Maypearl, Waxahachie and Palmer, according to the Local Health Authority and the Texas Department of State Health Services.

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Ellis County Approves a ‘Stay Home, Stay Safe’ Order

Ellis County - County Commissioners in Ellis County approved a “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order Tuesday night.  According to the Ellis County Local Health Authority, there are currently eight confirmed cases of coronavirus in Ellis county, with an additional20 people currently under monitoring.

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Traffic Alert: Full Interstate 35E Mainlane Closure Between Ewing Avenue and Marsalis Avenue - March 27-28, 2020

Dallas, TX - The Southern Gateway Weekend Full Closure of I-35E Between Ewing Avenue and Marsalis Avenue: -All north- and southbound mainlanes of I-35E between Ewing Avenue and Marsalis Avenue will be closed from 9 p.m. Friday, March 27 through 4 p.m. Saturday, March 28.

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Dallas COVID-19 testing sites changes criteria

Dallas, Texas – Starting at noon on Monday, March 23, the two COVID-19 testing sites in Dallas are updating criteria and lifting the age restriction to test more North Texans.

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Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins has issued a "Shelter In Place" Order

Dallas County - The "Shelter in Place" Order issued by Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins can be viewed here: /DocumentCenter/View/16171

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MEDIA ALERT: Life School District to Close Indefinitely

To slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in our communities, Life School campuses will close indefinitely. This action follows advice from County Health and Human Services officials and aligns with other school districts in the area.

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North Texas School Districts to Close ‘Indefinitely’ in Effort to Slow COVID-19

North Texas - School districts across North Texas will close "indefinitely" as part of the effort to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, they announced Monday.  Dallas ISD was the first to make the announcement Monday, followed by several others from across the region.

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Coronavirus shares a lot of symptoms with the flu and the common cold

Accurate health information has never been more important than right now, and Methodist Health System is committed to providing it.  Coronavirus shares a lot of symptoms with the flu and the common cold.

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Local state of disaster

Dallas County - Under the Authority of Texas Government Code Section 108, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins orders:  Effective as of 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 13, 2020, and continuing until 11:00 a.m. on March 20, 2020, public or private Community Gatherings are prohibited anywhere in Dallas County.

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March sadness: UIL halts all sports activities through March 29

Ellis County - The coronavirus curtain has descended across the United States, North Texas and now Ellis County, with all sports grinding to a halt until further notice.

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