Texas' new coronavirus surge is leaving critically sick patients stranded in rural areas, hospitals say

The man who arrived at the emergency room in Childress earlier this month did not have COVID-19, but he did have a serious abdominal condition that required surgery, hospital administrators said.

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Texas social workers will no longer be allowed to discriminate against LGBTQ Texans and people with disabilities

After backlash from lawmakers and advocates, a state board voted Tuesday to undo a rule change that would have allowed social workers to turn away clients who are LGBTQ or have a disability.

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New Texas rule lets social workers turn away clients who are LGBTQ or have a disability

Texas social workers are criticizing a state regulatory board’s decision this week to remove protections for LGBTQ clients and clients with disabilities who seek social work services.

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Mask mandate appears to be helping in Texas -- but experts ask Gov. Greg Abbott not to rule out a shutdown

Three weeks after Gov. Greg Abbott required Texans to wear masks, epidemiologists and disease modelers say they are cautiously optimistic that the mandate is helping the state turn a corner in its efforts to contain an outbreak that has killed more than 4,500 Texans.

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