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COVID testing required for all City of Houston employees

Mayor Sylvester Turner has announced that he signed Executive Order (EO 1-71)¬†COVID-19 Mitigation Safety Measures¬†requiring City of Houston employees to test for the COVID-19 virus twice monthly unless they have proof of a COVID-19 vaccination. The announcement follows the recent deaths of two City employees from complications linked to the […]

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Tyrod Taylor named Houston Texans starting quarterback

Houston Texans head coach David Culley has announced that Tyrod Taylor will be the team’s new starting quarterback. Culley spoke highly of Taylor, saying he is usually the first guy in and the last to leave, also saying that Taylor has gone through some things the last two years…and those […]

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Up to $150 incentives offered to take COVID-19 vaccine

Officials are pulling out all the stops to ensure that residents get those much needed shots in arms. Members of the Houston City Council voted Wednesday to approve incentives for COVID-19 vaccinations up to $150. The Houston Health Department will provide $100 gift cards for participants who receive the first […]

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Mayor Sylvester Turner announces donation and supply drive for Haiti

In response to the recent natural disasters in Haiti, Mayor Sylvester Turner announced today the Houston’s Paying It Forward Earthquake and Hurricane Relief Response to Haiti. The City of Houston is partnering with Houston Haitians United and the National Association of Christian Churches (NACC) Disaster Services to collect supplies for […]

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