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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What’s been canceled in DFW due to coronavirus? Here’s a list with live updates

DFW Area - Here’s a list of events that have been canceled or postponed in DFW due to coronavirus:

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Area code 945 coming to Ellis County

Ellis County - Pretty soon, when somebody asks an Ellis County resident where they are from, that person can proudly say, “I’m from the 945.” And that would be just one of four correct answers.

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New German Shepherd rescue organization joins Ellis County

Ellis County - A new German Shepherd rescue organization has made its way to Ellis County, known as the German Shepherd Rescue of Texas.  This rescue officially launched on Feb. 4, with founders Craig Hensley and his wife, Kristin Hensley.

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