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COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) 2020 Updates
Amarillo ISD Kindergarten Student Dies After Contracting COVID-19
Educators and staff at Amarillo ISD confirmed one of their students died from COVID-19 last week.
Walmart Orders All Stores To Remove Gun Displays Along With Ammo
Walmart ordered all of its stores to remove all gun and ammo from floor displays to a secure unseen location om premises, then abruptly did an about face ordering all stores to restock them on their sales floors
Coffee Memorial Is At One Day Supply Critical Need
Coffee Memorial’s life-saving stock of blood has reached a less-than-one-day supply. Typically, Coffee Memorial maintains a three- to five-day supply for local hospitals.
Amarillo Restaurants Ordered To 50% Capacity, Have You Noticed?
Governor Abbott instructed that with a more than 15 percent hospitalized rate of COVID-19 patients to revert to the limited capacity of 50 percent.
Jazztober Is Officially Done For In 2020 With Last Cancellation
The good news is that Jazztober will be back in 2021.
High Plains Food Bank Next Victim Of Temporarily Closing
This year has been challenging for a lot of our non-profits here in Amarillo. The donations have gone down of course. There have been a lot of cancelled events which usually brought them in money and donations too. After already taking this hit it is never good to hear news like this.
Household Items That Will and Won't Work Against Covid-19
The best course of action, it seems, is to pay attention to the experts as we learn more about the virus and to follow the recommendations of the experts.
Texas Teen May Have A Way To Create A Cure For The Coronavirus
The cure for the coronavirus could be closer than we think. And no, I'm not talking about a timeline, I'm talking about Frisco, just outside of Dallas.
As Amarillo COVID-19 Cases Surge Gov Abbott Takes Notice
As COVID-19 cases in the Amarillo area grow Governor Greg Abbott is taking notice. With Amarillo going back to a CODE RED status