McALLEN – Earlier today, the City of McAllen announced that residents and visitors can now contact its 3-1-1 Customer Service Call Center daily, as the service is now available Monday through Sunday, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. until further notice.
Pharr, Texas – The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have been felt around the world bringing economies to a halt, overwhelming the healthcare industry, revolutionizing the way we do business, and forcing schools to transition to e-learning. As we begin to grapple with the effects here in the Rio Grande Valley, we are bracing ourselves for a new normal. Now more than ever, we are reliant on the internet and technology to drive our governments, businesses, workforce, and education systems.
Hungry people. Lots and lots of hungry people. How are they going to feed their children even after the unemployment pay starts arriving, and how long does it take to get that money coming in, on average?
EDINBURG – Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez cautioned residents of the county that, “This is not the time to relax our community controls” in a ten-minute video message he delivered on Tuesday in which he updated residents about the ongoing efforts to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
The UTRGV Center for Vector-Borne Disease is playing a key role in the Valley’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.