Thanksgiving leftovers were not limited to turkey and dressing this year as COVID-19 cases increased slightly in our area post turkey day. Trauma Service Area F (see charts below) which includes Texarkana, New Boston, and Paris, has a reported 42 people hospitalized, that's up a bit from 33 reported last week, 15 of those in ICU, 8 on ventilators, and thank goodness, still 0 pediatric cases.
Interstate 30 is not the only road work going on in our area. Many surrounding communities have ongoing roadwork that may affect your commute. Make sure to check out the entire report to see what is going on in your area.
The Bowie County Sheriffs Report is out for another week. Chief Deputy Robby McCarver prepares this report on Bowie County Sheriff activities for the prior week. Here is the report from Monday, August 30, 2021 to Sunday, September 5, 2021
COVID 19 cases are continuing to increase across Bowie County, Texarkana all over the Ark-La-Tex. Hospitalizations due to COVID are high, and resources are to care for COVID patients are still critically low according to the Press Release from the Bowie County Joint Operations Center. While local officials continue to monitor case counts and stay updated on CDC guidelines, individuals are encourag
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. Keep washing those hands or using sanitizer often, avoid large/dense crowds, and let's make sure ou
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.
In Bowie County, Texas DSHS reports 55 new cases and a total of 4,980 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases with 4 probable cases, 225 deaths.
Fully Vaccinated age 12 - 64: 26%
Fully Vaccinated age 65 and older: