Covid-19 Coronavirus

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the ARKLATEX: Cancellations, News, and Helpful Links __________________________ On February 11, 2020 the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, first identified in Wuhan China. The new name of this disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. In COVID-19, ‘CO’ stands for ‘corona,’ ‘VI’ for ‘virus,’ and ‘D’ for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as “2019 novel coronavirus” or “2019-nCoV”. There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused be a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. The name of this disease was selected following the World Health Organization (WHO) best practice external icon for naming of new human infectious diseases.

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Texarkana Area COVID By-The-Numbers for June 30
The numbers in the Bowie, Cass, and Miller County areas are beginning to spike some and there are new variants to be concerned about. The Texas side has done pretty well on vaccinations, the Arkansas side, not so much. It's not time to panic but we should be monitoring what we do and where we do it.…
Texarkana Area COVID By-The-Numbers for June 23
Free vaccines are available all over town, I believe every pharmacy, clinic and urgent care has them now, pick one, make an appointment and go get it done if you are so inclined.
Bowie County
In Bowie County, Texas DSHS reports 55 new cases and a total of 4,980 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases with 4…
Texarkana Area COVID By-The-Numbers for June 16
Vaccines are very easy to find right now, most pharmacies and even some Doctor's Offices and Clinics are stocked, but if you're still looking, CHRISTUS St. Michael offers vaccines with the Spirit St. Michael Mobile Unit. For additional information, call 903-748-8573. Collom & Carney Clinic is no…
Texarkana Area COVID By-The-Numbers for June 9
Vaccines are pretty easy to find right now but if you're still looking, CHRISTUS St. Michael now offers vaccines with the Spirit St. Michael Mobile Unit. For additional information, call 903-748-8573. Collom & Carney Clinic is now administering the Pfizer COVID vaccine for ages 12 and up. No app…
Texarkana Area COVID By-The-Numbers for June 2
Vaccines are pretty easy to find right now but if you're still looking, CHRISTUS St. Michael now offers vaccines with the Spirit St. Michael Mobile Unit. For additional information, call 903-748-8573. Collom & Carney Clinic is now administering the Pfizer COVID vaccine for ages 12 and up. No app…
Texarkana Area COVID By-The-Numbers for May 26
New News
Governor Asa Hutchinson announced on Tuesday that Arkansans will have an incentive to get vaccinated starting July 1. Next Tuesday, residents of Arkansas who get vaccinated can show their vaccination card to receive a $20 Arkansas Lottery Scratch-off Ticket that could win them up to $1,000,0…
Texarkana Area COVID By-The-Numbers for May 19
New News!
Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued an Executive Order Tuesday afternoon removing mask mandates for Texans from all government and schools in the state. For the complete story, click here.
Individuals 12 years old and older are now eligible to receive the vaccines.
Vaccines are pretty easy to f…
Texarkana Area COVID By-The-Numbers for May 14
New News!
The CDC issued new guidance yesterday saying individuals who are fully vaccinated no longer must wear a mask indoors or outdoors. We have been doing that for a while already here in the Ark-La-Tex but it's nice to see them catch up.
As a friendly reminder though, a private business or proper…
Texarkana Area COVID-19 Numbers for May 11
Bowie County
In Bowie County, Texas DSHS reports 0 new cases and a total of 4,740 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases with 0 probable cases, 214 deaths.
Fully Vaccinated age 16 - 64: 22%
Fully Vaccinated age 65 and older: 46%

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