City of Lubbock Confirms 178 More COVID-19 Cases, An additional death

As of 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 178 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), 25 recoveries and one additional death. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 2,273: 1,310 active, 911 listed as recovered and 52 deaths. All this information can be found on a comprehensive dashboard at www.mylubbock.us/COVID19 The City of Lubbock Health Department and other response agencies are prepared and have employed standard response plans designed to address and resolve public health issues. The Department will continue monitoring individuals as indicated by the CDC. The Department’s disease surveillance team will continue working diligently to ensure the public

Fireworks Safety Rules For 4th of July Celebration in Lubbock County

Lubbock County Office of Emergency Management in coordination with the Lubbock County Volunteer Fire Departments would like to remind citizens there is not a mandatory restriction on the sale or use of fireworks in the unincorporated areas of Lubbock County for the 2020 Fourth of July Fireworks Season. Fireworks Bans for Municipality, or Special District as defined by Texas State Law will be in place. Most jurisdictions have city ordinances prohibiting the use of fireworks within or near the city limits. If you are unsure of the ordinances, it is always safer to check with the city or local fire department prior to the purchase or discharge of fireworks. We caution citizens as Lubbock County

City of Lubbock Confirms 54 More COVID-19 Cases, Recoveries

As of 4:00 p.m. on Monday, June 29, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 54 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), and 58 recoveries. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 2,095: 1,158 active, 886 listed as recovered and 51 deaths. All this information can be found on a comprehensive dashboard at www.mylubbock.us/COVID19 The City of Lubbock Health Department and other response agencies are prepared and have employed standard response plans designed to address and resolve public health issues. The Department will continue monitoring individuals as indicated by the CDC. The Department’s disease surveillance team will continue working diligently to ensure the public remains at a low risk

City of Lubbock Confirms 57 More COVID-19 Cases

As of 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 28, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 57 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 2,041: 1,160 active, 830 listed as recovered and 51 deaths. All this information can be found on a comprehensive dashboard at www.mylubbock.us/COVID19 The City of Lubbock Health Department and other response agencies are prepared and have employed standard response plans designed to address and resolve public health issues. The Department will continue monitoring individuals as indicated by the CDC. The Department’s disease surveillance team will continue working diligently to ensure the public remains at a low risk of contracting COVI

‘Golf Fore 10’ Scholarship Seeking Scholarship Applicants

The Knights of Columbus are proud to serve our communities and families in Lubbock and surrounding areas. In recognition of our commitment to serve others, a scholarship fund raiser, ‘Golf Fore Ten’, was established for the purpose of aiding an incoming freshman in the South Plains Area. The Knights of Columbus Our Lady of Guadalupe Council 11807 created this scholarship as a way of encouraging students to follow their dreams by attending a college and/or university. The “Golf Fore 10’ Scholarship will provide ten (10) incoming college freshman student with a one-time $1,000.00 scholarship to be used for the 2020 school year. Requirements: To be eligible, the following must be mailed to P.O

City of Lubbock Confirms 68 More COVID-19 Cases

As of 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 68 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 1984: 1,103 active, 830 listed as recovered and 51 deaths. All this information can be found on a comprehensive dashboard at www.mylubbock.us/COVID19 The City of Lubbock Health Department and other response agencies are prepared and have employed standard response plans designed to address and resolve public health issues. The Department will continue monitoring individuals as indicated by the CDC. The Department’s disease surveillance team will continue working diligently to ensure the public remains at a low risk of contracting COV

City of Lubbock Confirms 121 More COVID-19 Cases, Recoveries

As of 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 26, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 121 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19)s. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 1916: 1,035 active, 830 listed as recovered and 51 deaths. All this information can be found on a comprehensive dashboard at www.mylubbock.us/COVID19 The City of Lubbock Health Department and other response agencies are prepared and have employed standard response plans designed to address and resolve public health issues. The Department will continue monitoring individuals as indicated by the CDC. The Department’s disease surveillance team will continue working diligently to ensure the public remains at a low risk of contracting COV

City Issues 11th Declaration of Disaster, Updates for Businesses, City Organization

Lubbock Mayor Dan Pope and the City Council approved the 11th Declaration of Disaster in response to COVID-19 at its Special City Council meeting on Friday, June 26. The reason for updating the Declaration is, primarily, due to the recent rapid increase of COVID-19 cases in Lubbock County, and the associated increase in the positivity rate. The 11th Declaration accomodates the changes set forth Friday, June 26, by Texas Governor Greg Abbott's Executive Order 28, and mandates the following updates for businesses, the City organization and outdoor gatherings: All businesses in the City of Lubbock must implement a health and safety policy that must require that all employees wear facial coverin

The City of Lubbock will hold a Special City Council Meeting TODAY

The City of Lubbock will hold a Special City Council Meeting TODAY The City of Lubbock will hold a Special City Council Meeting TODAY, Friday, June 26, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at Citizens Tower, 1314 Avenue K. The complete agenda is attached. ### Posted by Latino Lubbock Magazine Digital Media Read the June Issue of Latino Lubbock Magazine online at https://www.latinolubbock.net/magazine-preview Please visit www.latinolubbock.net for a centralized list of COVID-19 resources. For advertising call (806)792-1212

Governor Abbott Takes Executive Action To Contain Spread Of COVID-19

June 26, 2020 | Austin, Texas | Press Release Limits Certain Businesses And Services With Direct Link To Infections Governor Greg Abbott today issued an executive order limiting certain businesses and services as part of the state’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. This decision comes as the number of people testing positive for COVID-19 and the number of hospitalizations have increased and the positivity rate in Texas increased above 10%, which the Governor previously stated would lead to further preventative action. The targeted, measured directives in the executive order are based on links between certain types of businesses and services and the recent rise in positive cases thr

City of Lubbock Confirms 130More COVID-19 Cases

City of Lubbock Confirms More COVID-19 Cases, Recoveries As of 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 25, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 130 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), and 63 recoveries. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 1795: 979 active, 765 listed as recovered and 51 deaths. All this information can be found on a comprehensive dashboard at www.mylubbock.us/COVID19 The City of Lubbock Health Department and other response agencies are prepared and have employed standard response plans designed to address and resolve public health issues. The Department will continue monitoring individuals as indicated by the CDC. The Department’s disease surveillance team will continue work

New Partnership Calls for the Use of CARES Act Funding to Serve People Experiencing Homelessness, Hi

“The Framework for an Equitable COVID-19 Homelessness Response” provides guidance on how communities can effectively focus current and future funding & navigate their response to COVID-19 with a racial justice and equity approach. Washington, DC – A partnership of seven leading national organizations and experts have launched the Framework for an Equitable COVID-19 Homelessness Response to guide how homelessness systems can leverage the CARES Act to simultaneously conduct emergency protective measures while planning for recovery-oriented uses of these funds. This is an unprecedented time with extraordinary challenges. The coronavirus pandemic has disproportionately impacted people with low i

City of Lubbock Confirms 118 More COVID-19 Cases

As of 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 118 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), and 31 recoveries. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 1665: 912 active, 702 listed as recovered and 51 deaths. All this information can be found on a comprehensive dashboard at www.mylubbock.us/COVID19 The City of Lubbock Health Department and other response agencies are prepared and have employed standard response plans designed to address and resolve public health issues. The Department will continue monitoring individuals as indicated by the CDC. The Department’s disease surveillance team will continue working diligently to ensure the public remains at a low risk

City of Lubbock Confirms 140 More COVID-19 Cases

As of 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 140 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), and 51 recoveries. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 1547: 825 active, 671 listed as recovered and 51 deaths. All this information can be found on a comprehensive dashboard at www.mylubbock.us/COVID19 The City of Lubbock Health Department and other response agencies are prepared and have employed standard response plans designed to address and resolve public health issues. The Department will continue monitoring individuals as indicated by the CDC. The Department’s disease surveillance team will continue working diligently to ensure the public remains at a low risk o

City of Lubbock Confirms 87 More COVID-19 Cases

As of 4:00 p.m. on Monday, June 22, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 87 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 1407: 736 active, 620 listed as recovered and 51 deaths. All this information can be found on a comprehensive dashboard at www.mylubbock.us/COVID19 The City of Lubbock Health Department and other response agencies are prepared and have employed standard response plans designed to address and resolve public health issues. The Department will continue monitoring individuals as indicated by the CDC. The Department’s disease surveillance team will continue working diligently to ensure the public remains at a low risk of contracting COVID-1

City of Lubbock Confirms 32 More COVID-19 Cases

As of 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 21, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 32 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 1320: 661 active, 608 listed as recovered and 51 deaths. All this information can be found on a comprehensive dashboard at www.mylubbock.us/COVID19 The City of Lubbock Health Department and other response agencies are prepared and have employed standard response plans designed to address and resolve public health issues. The Department will continue monitoring individuals as indicated by the CDC. The Department’s disease surveillance team will continue working diligently to ensure the public remains at a low risk of contracting COVID-1

Two Lubbock County Sheriff's Deputies Stabbed

At Approximately 6:40 p.m. two Lubbock County Sheriff’s Deputies were stabbed near the Walmart at Quaker & South Loop. Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Lubbock Police Department are on scene investigating the stabbing of two Sheriff’s Deputies. At this time both deputies have been transported to a nearby hospital, where the extent of their injuries are unknown. The suspect is still at large, described as a black male, around 5’8 wearing a Gray shirt, black pants. The suspect was last seen running Northbound across South Loop. We will update as more information is available. Local law enforcement were able to obtain a photo of the suspect. We will update as more information is

City of Lubbock Confirms 72 More COVID-19 Cases

As of 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 19, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 72 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), and 16 recoveries. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 1208: 549 active, 608 listed as recovered and 51 deaths. All this information can be found on a comprehensive dashboard at www.mylubbock.us/COVID19 The City of Lubbock Health Department and other response agencies are prepared and have employed standard response plans designed to address and resolve public health issues. The Department will continue monitoring individuals as indicated by the CDC. The Department’s disease surveillance team will continue working diligently to ensure the public remains at a low risk of

Hale County COVID-19 Daily Report

13 New Cases 4 Recoveries 62 Active Cases 68 Recovered 5 Deaths 135 Total Confirmed Cases in Hale County ### Posted by Latino Lubbock Magazine Digital Media Read the June Issue of Latino Lubbock Magazine online at https://www.latinolubbock.net/magazine-preview Please visit www.latinolubbock.net for a centralized list of COVID-19 resources. For advertising call (806)792-1212

City of Lubbock Confirms 105 More COVID-19 Cases

As of 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 105 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), and 10 recoveries. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 1136: 493 active, 592 listed as recovered and 51 deaths. All this information can be found on a comprehensive dashboard at www.mylubbock.us/COVID19 The City of Lubbock Health Department and other response agencies are prepared and have employed standard response plans designed to address and resolve public health issues. The Department will continue monitoring individuals as indicated by the CDC. The Department’s disease surveillance team will continue working diligently to ensure the public remains at a low ris

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