Archive for May, 2020

Urban League cancels Houston conference

National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial today announced that the League’s anticipated 2020 Conference, slated for August in Houston, will not take place due to the current international health crisis. “Due to the overwhelmingly devastating effect of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the National Urban League has made […]

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City opens new testing sites

Houston Health Department and its partner agencies offer 13 testing sites across the city the week of May 18, focusing on vulnerable communities. Texas Division of Emergency Management The Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) and the health department will open four drive-thru test sites at these locations: Hilliard Elementary […]

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Houston now has more than 5,000 COVID-19 cases, mayor says

The city of Houston’s total COVID-19 case count has officially surpassed the 5,000 mark. On Wednesday, Mayor Sylvester Turner announced 117 new cases, bringing the total to 5,030. He also announced three additional deaths. Meanwhile, the city continues to work for those who are struggling due to the pandemic, including […]

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