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COVID-19 Outbreak Reported at Fort Worth Federal Medical Prison

Within two days, confirmed cases of coronavirus at the Federal Medical Center-Carswell in Fort Worth went from 200 cases to 510 cases. Just three weeks ago, the prison reported just three confirmed COVID-19 cases. Federal Medical Center-Carswell houses female inmates who have mental health issues or medical issues. There are currently 1,357 prisoners at the… read more

Over 60 Residents, Half COVID-19 Positive, Evacuated From Lake Worth Nursing Home

According to numerous news reports, residents in a Lake Worth nursing home were evacuated from the facility on July 8. Approximately 63 patients were taken from the nursing home and transported to two other facilities by MedStar. A spokesperson for MedStar could not comment on why the transfer of the patients occurred. The Texas Department… read more

As COVID Cases Rise, Fort Worth Clinic Partners with CVS to Offer Testing

As the number of new cases of COVID-19 in Texas continues to increase, Governor Abbott called for expanding COVID-19 testing statewide. Several specific areas would be included in expanded testing, such as all state-supported living facilities and hospitals. Underserved communities would also receive expanded COVID-19 testing. Coronavirus Testing in Minority and Underserved Communities The Governor… read more