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Fort Sill Reports Second Covid-19 Case On Post

Fort Sill Reports Second Covid-19 Case On Post

Officials from Fort Sill say a basic trainee has tested positive for Covid-19. They reported the positive test on March 28. They say the trainee has been in limited contact with the community on Fort Sill and is currently in isolation. More information about the Ft Sill case can be found here.  MORE

City Of Burkburnett Issues Shelter-In-Place Order

City Of Burkburnett Issues Shelter-In-Place Order

The City of Burkburnett has issued a shelter-in-place order that will go into effect at midnight on Friday. The order will last from 11:59 p.m. on Friday to 1 p.m. on April 8. More information about the shelter-in-place order can be found here.MORE

8 New Covid-19 Cases Announced In Wichita County

8 New Covid-19 Cases Announced In Wichita County

Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Heath district officials have confirmed 8 more positive cases of Covid-19 in Wichita County. That brings the total number of cases to 23. More details about these cases can be found here.MORE

City Of Wichita Falls Issues Shelter-In-Place Order

City Of Wichita Falls Issues Shelter-In-Place Order

Wichita Falls city councilors have approved the implementation of a shelter-in-place order. The order will be in effect at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 27 and will continue until Wednesday, April 8 at 1 p.m. unless it is terminated or modified by the Mayor and the City Council of the City of Wichita Falls. Violating…MORE

Wichita Falls Shelters Keeping Their Doors Open Amid The Covid-19 Health Crisis

Wichita Falls Shelters Keeping Their Doors Open Amid The Covid-19 Health Crisis

As the spread of the Coronavirus continues, shelters that many rely on are continuing to provide. “We’ve had to change some protocol to limit contact, we are not gathering for feeding, we are doing take out boxes at lunch time every day,” Sgt. Toby Romack with the Salvation Army said. Read more here about how…MORE

Distillery Donates Homemade Hand Sanitizer To First Responders

Distillery Donates Homemade Hand Sanitizer To First Responders

A Clay County distillery is helping first responders by making sanitizer and made its first delivery on Thursday. “There’s a shortage everywhere even for us and our suppliers,” WFPD Chief Manuel Borrego said. Read more about the generous donation here.MORE

Hospice Of Wichita Falls Needs Face Masks, Community Answering Call

Hospice Of Wichita Falls Needs Face Masks, Community Answering Call

Hospice of Wichita Falls is asking the community to help them out by sewing cotton face masks for workers. “Face masks are absolutely integral in this battle and unfortunately we have so many providers, nurses, physicians who are struggling to find the appropriate supplies,” explained Dr. Arif Mahmood, the associate medical director for Hospice of…MORE

Public Health District Confirms 2 More COVID-19 Cases In Wichita County

Public Health District Confirms 2 More COVID-19 Cases In Wichita County

The 11th and 12th cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Wichita County by the Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District on Thursday. For more information about COVID-19 cases in Wichita County, click here. To read the press release containing information about cases 11 and 12, click here.  MORE

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