Written by Eileen Pace on May 4 2020 - 11:15am
Home-stitched mask-making took off after the Center for Disease Control suggested the public wear cloth masks for the protection of others, advice reinforced by San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff.
Written by rudyarispe on Apr 29 2020 - 10:46pm
It's no secret that plants are known to have a positive effect on a person's mood and disposition since greenery sprouts great mental health benefits. With that in mind, as well as to remind individuals to continue to shelter-in-place and practice social distancing, a coalition of interior plantscapers recently launched a #StayPlanted initiative to remind you to stay "planted" at home.
Written by rudyarispe on Apr 29 2020 - 9:38pm
Residents in unincorporated Bexar County and 26 suburban cities, including Leon Valley, Kirby, and Somerset, can apply online for rental assistance through Bexar County’s Temporary Rental Assistance Measure (TRAM) beginning 10 a.m. May 1.
Written by Texas Tribune on Apr 27 2020 - 7:56pm
By Edgar Walters, The Texas Tribune April 27, 2020 Editor's note: This story has been updated with details on Gov. Greg Abbott's plan to begin re-opening businesses May 1.
Written by rudyarispe on Apr 23 2020 - 8:47pm
People who have been affected by the coronavirus and in dire need of assistance with rent, utilities, groceries, medicine and fuel have help on the way with the creation of a $25 million assistance program approved April 23 by C
Written by Beth Graham on Apr 23 2020 - 7:56pm
A worldwide pandemic and the resulting disruption of daily routines can cause corresponding upheaval for children, who may not be able to understand the changes in their lives. Parents, caregivers and teachers may find it difficult to help children through hard times.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Apr 15 2020 - 7:05pm
Closures and shelter-in-place orders brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic mean even more stress, especially for many middle- and low-income families and individuals, and people suffering in abusive situations. There is support and help for people struggling with mental and emotional health issues, and those without adequate shelter who need assistance in this overwhelmingly difficult time.
Written by VIA Transit on Apr 15 2020 - 3:45pm
By Lorraine Pulido VIA and the San Antonio Food Bank are partnering to help make sure homebound residents don’t go hungry during these challenging times. On March 31, VIA operators began delivering meals and supplies prepared by Food Bank staff and volunteers to homes and distribution points throughout San Antonio. Deliveries will take place Monday through Friday. Since VIA joined the Food Bank’s mission to “fight hunger and feed hope,” operators have distributed more than 650 food packages to nearly 500 locations throughout the city.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Apr 13 2020 - 11:55am
More and more businesses, individuals and organizations are heeding the call to help in COVID-19 outbreak recovery efforts. Here are some local relief efforts, and some ways you can help others:
Written by Beth Graham on Apr 10 2020 - 11:58am
Even before Mayor Ron Nirenberg and County Judge Nelson Wolff issued stay-at-home orders, San Antonian Susie Hamilton had been approached by immunocompromised friends who asked her to sew face masks, a commodity in short supply and high demand due to the spread of COVID-19.