Katy News

Katy ISD Continues to Feed Thousands of Katy Children No Meal Distribution on Good Friday Holiday  

KATY [April 6, 2020] – Katy Independent School District remains committed to ensuring children stay healthy and receive the needed nutrients during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.  Just last week, 103,297 Katy area children received both breakfast and lunch through the District’s Grab and Go Meals Program.  During the fourth week of program operations, Katy ISD distribution sites will be open Monday, April 6 – Thursday, April 9 only.  Meal distribution on Friday, April 10 will not […]

Mayor Issues, Council Extends Disaster Declaration

Mayor Bill Hastings - City of Katy photo

By George Slaughter Mayor Bill Hastings Monday issued a proclamation of disaster for the city, and the city council voted to extend it, in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The proclamation said the city will follow its emergency management plan and an executive order issued by Gov. Greg Abbott last month. Abbott’s order requires Texans to avoid social gatherings in groups of more than 10 people and avoid eating or drinking at bars, restaurants, and […]

Hydration Awareness: 10 Ways to Be ‘Water Wise’ (Even While Sheltering in Place)

Water 101: Guidance from the CDC, USDA, Mayo Clinic, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and other top-tier experts and physicians on proper hydration, dehydration avoidance Water. We all need it—and know we need it—for optimum health and wellness, but a shocking few live daily life in a properly hydrated state and certainly not with appropriate consistency. One doctor-driven report revealed that fully 75 percent, a staggering three-fourths majority, of Americans may suffer from chronic dehydration. It went on to underscore […]

Cayla Won Signs for Women’s Swimming                                                                                                                 

By Tim Heiduk April 3, 2020 (SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) Cayla Won of Katy, Texas has signed for the Westmont women’s swimming team ahead of its second year as a program, head coach Jill Jones Lin announced. “I am excited to swim in the NAIA because I get the opportunity to represent Westmont, especially being a new team in the association,” Won said. “I hope to exhibit the NAIA’s core values that I believe define the […]

Staying Sane During Lockdown

Many of us are starting to come up on our second or even third week of lockdown during the escalation of the COVID-19 epidemic, so much time stuck indoors may have some of us going a little stir crazy – signs are showing that this could also continue for a few more weeks yet, and in some instances that the lockdown may become a bit more stringent. So what can we do to stay sane? […]

COVID-19 reported in Assisted Living Facility in Southeast Harris County 

Other COVID-19 cases are under investigation Houston –Harris County Public Health (HCPH) is investigating reports of COVID-19 at a healthcare rehabilitation/assisted living facility located in Southeast Harris.  Currently, three individuals have tested positive for COVID-19, including staff and residents; however, the investigation remains ongoing. For the protection of the residents and staff, health control orders have been issued to the facility to ensure infection control and prevention measures are being taken. HCPH is not identifying […]

Public’s assistance needed to identify decedent

UNIDENTIFIED DECEDENT FLIER Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences | 1861 Old Spanish Trail, Houston, Texas 77054 | www.harriscountytx.gov/ifs Forensic Investigations: 832-927-5001 Announcement Date: 4/1/2020Date of Death/Recovery: 1/24/2020 IFS Case Number: ML20-0323 Law Enforcement Agency and Case Number: Harris County Sheriff’s Office 2001-08490ADDITIONAL IDENTIFIERS: The skeletal remains of the decedent were found with clothing consisting of a black jacket, “Iris” brand blue bodycon dress size M (similar to the one pictured below), “Forever21” brand pink […]

Worried About Your Immune System? Try These 5 Natural Remedies

Body aches, fever, chills and nasal congestion, common symptoms of the flu, can stop you in your tracks, leaving you bedridden for days. “Complications arising from these illnesses can become serious,” says Dr. Suhyun An (www.drsuhyunan.com), an expert on regenerative medicine and co-author of Demystifying Stem Cells: A Real-Life Approach To Regenerative Medicine. Dr. An says there are ways to prevent the symptoms from reaching that serious point. To feel better and get back on your […]

HCPH | Harris County COVID-19 Case Count (THUR – 16:00)

As of April 2, 2020 (4:00 p.m.), Harris County Public Health (HCPH) has 60 new cases of COVID-19, which brings the total to 449 positive cases, including two deaths. HCPH is also confirming that 87 of our patients have recovered. These new cases do not include those within the City of Houston. Harris County Public Health updates our COVID-19 dashboard daily at 4:00 p.m. For information regarding case counts, quadrant data across Harris County and […]

Why It Is Good To Compare Different Life Insurances

Paper family of four under a Life Insurance paper cutout umbrella

Although a lot of people are hesitant when it comes to life insurance, there are valid reasons to consider buying a life insurance policy. Life insurance guarantees that your loved ones have something to fall back on in the event of your death. However, it is advisable for people to first compare different life insurance before buying or settling for one. Comparing life insurances before making a choice can save you a lot of stress […]