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Drive-thru COVID-19 testing site set to begin Monday at Eastfield

Drive-thru COVID-19 testing site set to begin Monday at Eastfield

July 31, 2020

By SKYE SEIPP @seippetc Eastfield will become a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site on Monday for residents of Dallas County. Tests are free for residents. The testing site will operate out of Parking Lot...

'They’re afraid to go to the doctor sometimes': Immigrants’ uncertainty increases during pandemic

'They’re afraid to go to the doctor sometimes': Immigrants’ uncertainty increases during pandemic

June 14, 2020

By HARRIET RAMOS @HarrietRamosETC Carlos Rovelo had just finished his shift on a recent Monday afternoon at World Central Kitchen in Santa Fe, New Mexico, helping distribute food to families affected...

'I just wanted to lick a door handle': Students cope with mental health affects of COVID-19

'I just wanted to lick a door handle': Students cope with mental health affects of COVID-19

June 13, 2020

By JORDAN LACKEY @JordanEtc Jody Davis came a long way to get where he is. The social work major suffered a brain injury in 2016 that affected his short-term memory. He fought alcohol addiction and has...

Stardom won’t stop coronavirus infection: A list of some celebrities who caught COVID-19

Stardom won’t stop coronavirus infection: A list of some celebrities who caught COVID-19

June 13, 2020

By JORDAN LACKEY @JordanEtc Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson When Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson announced they had tested positive for COVID-19 on March 11, it represented, for many people, the moment when the pandemic...

DCCCD initiates return to campuses

DCCCD initiates return to campuses

June 13, 2020

By HARRIET RAMOS @HarrietRamosETC When Clifford Onwueyi arrived at Eastfield Monday morning for his metal working class, he had to pass through two checkpoints on his way to the T Building. At the first...

Chancellor recommends all employees continue being paid

Chancellor recommends all employees continue being paid

May 4, 2020

By SKYE SEIPP @seippetc This story was updated on Tuesday, May 5 at 2:31 p.m. to include comments from Diana Flores. Chancellor Joe May has recommended that all employees continue to be paid while campuses...

Closed border brings student, family together

Closed border brings student, family together

May 3, 2020

By HARRIET RAMOS @HarrietRamosETC Mariela Lomeli had her first trip to New York City all planned out. She was going to visit a high school friend there the last weekend of March, and together they would...

Family is essential: Single father, student, warehouse worker adjusts to new routines

Family is essential: Single father, student, warehouse worker adjusts to new routines

May 2, 2020

By HUNTER GARZA @HunterTateEtc It’s Monday at 5:30 a.m. and David Ramirez is up before the sun, but more importantly, before his daughters. For three hours he works while they sleep. It’s the only...

Overcoming COVID-19: Student's brother tests positive for coronavirus, recovers 3 weeks later

Overcoming COVID-19: Student's brother tests positive for coronavirus, recovers 3 weeks later

April 28, 2020

By Lindsey Craft @LindseycraftETC When Patrick Kwong’s temperature reached 103 on the morning of April 3, he knew it was time to get checked for COVID-19. At the MD Family Clinic in Dallas he first...

Abbott announces some businesses can open Friday

Abbott announces some businesses can open Friday

April 27, 2020

By Sazoun Grayer @SGrayETC Gov. Greg Abbott will not renew the statewide stay-at-home order when it expires Thursday. All retail stores, restaurants, movie theaters, churches and malls can reopen Friday...

Dallas County extends 'Safer at Home' orders to May 15

Dallas County extends 'Safer at Home' orders to May 15

April 21, 2020

By SKYE SEIPP @seippetc Dallas County commissioners voted 3-2 today to extend the stay-at-home orders until May 15. Judge Clay Jenkins said the extension will not conflict with Gov. Greg Abbott’s order...

Rapid Response Team helps students, employees adjust during crisis

Rapid Response Team helps students, employees adjust during crisis

April 16, 2020

By HARRIET RAMOS @HarrietRamosETC In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Dallas County Community College District Chancellor Joe May has assembled a Rapid Response Team to address the needs of students,...

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