Memorial Day Weekend

Harris County Judge Moves COVID-19 Threat Level to Level 3: Yellow

Vaccinations Continue Driving Down Key COVID-19 Metrics; Hidalgo Urges Community to Stay Vigilant, Particularly Over Memorial Day Weekend  Judge Lina Hidalgo today announced that she is moving the county’s COVID-19 Threat Level Indicator from Level 2: Orange to Level 3: Yellow, the system’s second-lowest threat level. The move comes as a variety of indicators continue to demonstrate significant progress in reducing the threat of COVID-19 and the availability, administration, and efficacy of vaccines for eligible […]

DPS Increases Highway Enforcement for Click It or Ticket, Memorial Day Weekend

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) wants to remind drivers to travel safely as we close out May and head into the Memorial Day holiday. Monday, May 24, through Monday, May 31, Texas Highway Patrol Troopers will participate in Click It or Ticket, an enforcement campaign to encourage people to wear their seat belt, as well as Operation CARE (Crash Awareness Reduction Effort), looking for drivers who are intoxicated, speeding or breaking other traffic […]

Memorial Day Weekend Fun Ahead; Follow these Red Cross Safety Tips

July 6, 2015. Brevard County Parks and Recreation, Florida. Ta'Mya Boyd, 8, Jeremiah Vildor, 6, and Brianna Deranleau participate in swim lessons during summer camp as part of the Red Cross Centennial Campaign. Photo by Connie Harvey/American Red Cross

  Many people will spend the upcoming Memorial Day weekend taking a road trip, having their first picnic of the season or enjoying that first dip in the ocean or pool. David Brady, Chief Executive Officer, American Red Cross of the Texas Gulf Coast, believes safety precautions should be an important part of those holiday plans. “It’s easy to get caught up in the fun with family and friends, not always noticing our surroundings,” said […]