Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 15, 2020
Watch Fred Cardenas of Family Services Association, read an excerpt from "Georgie and the Giant Germ," a coloring book to help children understand the COVID-19 pandemic:
Written by Edmond Ortiz on May 14, 2020
The state of Texas is easing some restrictions, but the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are deep and lasting across the community. Many residents have suffered job loss or furloughs, others have been unable to gain immediate physical or mental healthcare access. Others cannot afford to buy food…
Written by rudyarispe on May 14, 2020
Social isolation imposed under the coronavirus stay-at-home mandates pose a substantial risk for people in recovery from opioid dependency, says Dr. Adam Bruggeman, an addiction medicine doctor. He worries people will fall into a repeat pattern of opioid abuse.
Written by rudyarispe on May 08, 2020
San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) has launched two new funding initiatives to assist residents facing financial hardship during the COVID-19 crisis as part of efforts to assist more than 19,000 public housing and SAHA owned and managed mixed-income community residents. SAHA is contributing $350…
Written by rudyarispe on May 07, 2020
Allee Wallace recently returned home after spending a month at death’s door, slowly recuperating from a life-or-death struggle against the coronavirus. But Allee refused to answer death knocking. At 85 years old, the odds were stacked against him. But he credits his savior, Jesus Christ – as well…
Written by Eileen Pace on May 04, 2020
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.
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.
Joining the list of other San Antonio distilleries that are doing the same, Alamo Distilling has begun producing hand sanitizer to meet public demand for hand sanitizer, but also to generate new revenue to stay in operation during the coronavirus crisis. “Right now, we have prioritized hand…
With people everywhere looking to add an extra layer of protection to their homemade, cloth masks, a San Antonio company is offering a viable solution: air filter inserts. “We’ve heard of people using coffee filters and vacuum bags to put in between their cloth masks,” said David Dilling,…
Written by Texas Tribune on Apr 27, 2020
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.