North Texans who may have been impacted by the winter storm got some much-needed help at a drive-thru event Saturday at Mountain View College in Dallas. NBC 5 and Telemundo 39 partnered with the Chris Howell Foundation and Dallas County Commissioner Elba Garcia for the event. Click here to watch the full story
Leaders said urging people to register for the waitlist will help them in planning for future allocation of more doses once they're available. Dr. Elba Garcia said unity is key while fighting COVID-19 and that the steps needed include getting people educated with reliable information, registered, and vaccinated. Click here to read the full story.
So far officials with the Texas Department of State Health Services say more than two million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Texas. The call is for businesses and employers to encourage and even help eligible people to sign up for the vaccination. "We need to change the formula if we want to get out of this pandemic and resume a normal way of life," said Dallas County Commissioner Elba Garcia. The hope is everyone signs up for vaccinations, regardless of which group
New numbers from Dallas County show Latinos make up only 16% of the county's vaccine registrations, despite making up 41% of the population. Latino community leaders like County Commissioner Dr. Elba Garcia say more outreach efforts, like a registration drive in Oak Cliff, are needed. “The Latino community and the African American community have been hurt the most," said Garcia. Read the full story here.
We are joining efforts with Pollo Campero to provide support for the community! Come enjoy a free meal this Wednesday, January 6th from 4pm to 6pm for Día de Los Reyes Magos Drive-Thru Event! Date/Time: January 6, 2021 4PM - 6PM Location: 1703 N. Cockrell Hill Rd. Dallas, TX 75211