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The Governor discussed several steps the state is taking to mitigate the spread of the virus in recent week.
Governor Abbott Announces Additional Federal Resources Activated To Combat COVID-19 In The Houston Region
Governor Greg Abbott has been working with Vice President Mike Pence and members of the Trump Administration to ensure the medical needs of Texans will be met as the State responds to COVID-19.
Governor Abbott, Omnicare Announce COVID-19 Testing For Patients, Staff At Assisted Living Facilities, Nursing Homes
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Omnicare, a CVS Health company, is partnering with the State of Texas to provide COVID-19 point-of-care testing for assisted living facilities and nursing homes throughout the state.
Governor Greg Abbott extends COVID-19 disaster declaration.
Governor Greg Abbott today issued a Proclamation suspending elective surgeries in hospitals in all counties located within 11 Trauma Service Areas (TSAs) in Texas.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the City of Azle, having completed the multi-step training and certification process, has been designated a Film Friendly Texas community by the Texas Film Commission.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the State of Texas will invest $57 million in federal funds to maintain the state’s need-based financial aid programs and keep more students enrolled at their colleges and universities.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will provide free COVID-19 testing in Edinburg, Texas as part of the federal government's surge testing efforts in hot spots throughout the country.