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With flu season coming, DHR Health leaders urge South Texans to remain vigilant about COVID-19, but to continue to seek medical care for other illnesses, injuries and diseases

With flu season coming, DHR Health leaders urge South Texans to remain vigilant about COVID-19, but to continue to seek medical care for other illnesses, injuries and diseases

With the 2020-2021 flu season coming during the COVID-19 pandemic, DHR Health leaders continue to urge South Texans to seek medical care when needed for all other illnesses, diseases, and injuries, while remaining watchful and careful to continue protecting themselves from the ongoing, infectious, dangerous coronavirus.

UTRGV School of Medicine’s $1 million contribution from the Edinburg City Council being reviewed, could be reduced, in favor of other priorities

UTRGV School of Medicine’s $1 million contribution from the Edinburg City Council being reviewed, could be reduced, in favor of other priorities

On Tuesday, September 1, 2020, the issue of whether the Edinburg City Council will continue providing its annual $1 million donation to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine – which has a major component in the city – was reviewed by the mayor and four city councilmembers, with more discussion on the matter scheduled for Thursday, September 3, during a city council budget workshop.

State approves $606,617 grant to help develop $1.2 million Chapin Road Hike-and-Bike Trail in Edinburg, announce Rep. Canales, Sen. Hinojosa

State approves $606,617 grant to help develop $1.2 million Chapin Road Hike-and-Bike Trail in Edinburg, announce Rep. Canales, Sen. Hinojosa

The Chapin Road Hike-and-Bike Trail, determined to be a top priority during the development of the 2019 Parks and Recreation Master Plan, on Thursday, August 27, 2020, was approved for a $606,617 state grant from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, and Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, D-McAllen, have announced.

DHR Health generates national news about its courageous medical professionals risking their health in South Texas’ battle against COVID-19

DHR Health generates national news about its courageous medical professionals risking their health in South Texas’ battle against COVID-19

The dedication and courage of DHR Health professionals in risking their own health to take care of seriously and gravely-ill COVID-19 patients in deep South Texas made local, state, and national news during July 2020, a period where thousands of area residents tested positive for the contagious – and too often – deadly illness.