Need to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Our evening roundup will help you stay on top of the day's latest updates. Sign up here.
Mayra Gomez, a medical assistant in Laredo, wants everyone in her hometown to take COVID-19 seriously. The virus has overwhelmed hospitals in the border town. The 36-year-old is volunteering to administer the vaccine through the local fire department to help stifle the virus’ spread.
Listen in the weekend edition of The Brief podcast.
Start your day with a quick take on the latest Texas politics and policy news. Subscribe on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, Amazon Echo or RSS.
Disclosure: Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google have been financial supporters of The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan news organization that is funded in part by donations from members, foundations and corporate sponsors. Financial supporters play no role in the Tribune's journalism. Find a complete list of them here.