Richmond / Rosenberg

Oakbend Medical Center Updates Visitation Policy

Richmond, TX… In light of the COVID 19 pandemic, OakBend Medical Center has revised its visitor policy to reflect the following: •           One visitor per day allowed for non-COVID, non-isolation patients from 8AM – 9PM in all medical surgical areas. •           Labor and Delivery patients are allowed one visitor per day. One adult visitor may stay overnight. •           One person per patient allowed to wait in lobby during surgery or procedure. •           One visitor per […]

Online Shopping Date Change

Fort Bend County Master Gardeners 2021 Spring Vegetable and Herb Plant Sale Please note that we are changing the dates for our Online Storefront to open February 27th at 8 a.m. and close on March 6th at 5 p.m. (originally March 3rd – March 10th). The plants grown in our greenhouse for the sale all survived the freeze and will be ready for you to plant in your gardens.  Once you place your order online, you will receive […]

HCPH| Harris County Public Health to Resume Modified Testing and Vaccination Operations Friday, Normal Operations on Saturday and Sunday

Houston – Harris County Public Health will resume limited COVID-19 testing and vaccine operations on Friday, February 19th. For a full list of details and best practices for residents, please see the information below. Testing:M.O. Campbell, San Jacinto Central, and Lonestar College Cypress Center sites will reopen Friday from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM. We will also have COVID-19 testing availability Saturday and Sunday. Due to inclement weather conditions, all HCPH mobile testing sites will […]

UPDATE | Winter Weather Recovery (Thursday – 1 p.m.)

The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (HCOHSEM) is continuing to monitor and coordinate recovery efforts across the area. The National Weather Service has issued a Hard Freeze Warning for Harris County beginning at midnight and lasting until 9:00 a.m. Friday. Remember to protect the 4 P’s – people, pets, pipes and plants from exposure to the cold. Temperatures will be in the 20s across most of the area. Communities in northern parts […]

UPDATE | Harris County Urges Residents to Prepare for Historic Winter Freeze

What is the danger? UPDATE: The forecasts have slightly shifted. Parts of north and northwest Harris County will be seeing freezing conditions beginning TONIGHT. The time to prepare is NOW. After sundown, driving conditions will become extremely dangerous and all travel should be avoided. • Wherever you are Sunday night, you should be prepared to stay there through at least Tuesday. • Take action now to protect people, pets, plants, and pipes from the effects of […]

WorkFaith Announces IWork Spring 2021

WorkFaith today announced iWork Spring 2021, a virtual two-day hiring event dedicated to Bridging the Skills Gap in America and getting the frontlines back to work. The event, which takes place on April 28 – 29, includes sessions with key leaders of essential businesses, virtual one-on-one meetings with employers, practice interviews, group coaching, and private prayer sessions. “With everything that’s happened in our economy, as a result of the pandemic, many companies have had to eliminate […]

Valentine’s Day is Coming – If you Love it, Click It!

More Reckless Driving During Pandemic Valentine’s Day is a good time to show your love by making sure that before you start your vehicle, all passengers — big and small — are always buckled up correctly. This is even more important this year during the pandemic when there is more reckless driving on our roadways and an increase in unbuckled fatalities.  Taking those few seconds to buckle your children into their car seats, and making […]

Below Freezing Temperature Potential This Weekend

What is the danger? A series of cold air masses will begin moving into the region Friday, dropping low temperatures to near freezing by Saturday night. Temperatures will drop further from Sunday and through Monday with some areas seeing lows in the 20s. The most significant threat will be prolonged periods of extreme cold beginning Sunday night and lasting until Tuesday. Long periods of below freezing weather can be hazardous for people and animals. It […]

DPS Urges Safety on Super Bowl Sunday

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding the public that while Super Bowl celebrations may look a little different than years past, safety should still be at the forefront of everyone’s minds. All Texans are encouraged to enjoy the biggest sporting event of the year responsibly. DPS Troopers will increase patrols all day Feb. 7 (from 12:01 a.m. until midnight), as part of the nationwide CARE (Crash Awareness and Reduction Effort) initiative. Troopers […]