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New Drive-Thru COVID Clinic Opens in Wolfforth

Covenant Health System opened a new drive-thru clinic this week at the Peoples Bank Stadium outside of Frenship High School. Three checkpoints are posted in the converted parking lot, one reads registration, triage and the final discharge. A group of nurses gather in the triage tent, one is getting her assignment for her shift, the other is signing out.

“Basically the theory behind the clinics is it allows us to test and care for the patients,” says Covenant Health System...

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Beyond the Report | The Status of Women in Lubbock

Beyond the Report is an annual digital-first anthology series designed to take a deep look at issues surrounding the Lubbock community. More at BeyondTheReportLBK.com

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Local writer with COVID-19 talks about his first hand experience

On March 16, local writer Tomas Mooney woke up with a tickle in his throat, he was worried but not panicked. But by Wednesday, with the addition of a fever and body aches, his concern started to rise. “I started having a little bit of concern and some anxiety attached to it just because you automatically go to the worst possible scenario. Initially, I was very concerned and scared and I tried to get tested and I wasn’t able to because I didn’t fit the specific criteria at that time. So I just...

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On March 29th 2020 Mayor Dan Pope issued a stay at home order for the city of Lubbock. The order goes into effect at midnight tonight. The city has also confirmed 10 new cases of coronavirus. This brings the total case count for the county to 51 with 1 death related to COVID-19. 

From the city of Lubbock:

 Music Crossroads of Texas  : Lubbock Music Now CD 2018

This week Curtis showcases the Lubbock Music Now CD from 2018. Please follow up next week to listen to LMN 2019 artists. Thanks for listening!

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As the case count of COVID-19 continues to rise in Lubbock, the city just confirmed it's first death related to the virus. 

From the City of Lubbock:

"The City of Lubbock has confirmed its first death related to the novel coronavirus COVID-19. The person who died was a male in his 60s with underlying health conditions. He was a resident of Lubbock.

Noche de Tango 2012 - Honoring Carlos Gardel

This edition of Noche de Tango reflects on the life and career of Carlos Gardel and how artists like Horacio Salgan honor him through their music. Join Charles Olivier for everything Tango. Thanks for listening!

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Tanda 1

  • Oratorio Carlos Gardel 

Tanda 2

  • Volver
  • Guitarra Mia
  • El Dia de Mi Quieres
  • Mi Buenos Aires Quiero

The City of Lubbock Health Department announced on March 26th that two employees of Whisperwood Nursing & Rehabilitation Center had tested positive for coronavirus.

According to the city “The facility was following the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services guidelines for nursing homes, and the employees were identified through the established screening process. The facility is fully cooperating with the City of Lubbock Health Department and state regulatory agencies”

During a joint press conference with Covenant Medical Center and University Medical Center, Texas Tech Public Media spoke with Covenant's chief medical officer, Dr. Craig Rhyne.

For those people who need to be hospitalized, what’s the capacity at Covenant?

Lubbock County is now up to 23 confirmed cases of COVID-19 according to a press release sent out by the city of Lubbock this afternoon. You can read the release below.

From the City of Lubbock:

Two employees of Whisperwood Nursing & Rehabilitation Center have tested positive for coronavirus. The City of Lubbock Health Department announced the positive results in a press release this morning, which you can read below.

From the City of Lubbock:

Lubbock Impact works to help the working poor throughout Lubbock. In the wake of COVID-19 hitting Lubbock, they've had to rethink how they continue their work.
Weston Davis

On a typical Wednesday night, Rory Thomas And her volunteer staff at Lubbock Impact would be rushing from kitchen to dining room, placing hot casseroles, bags of donuts and other donated goods onto their decorative tables. Normally they’d provide a space for family dining to nearly 300. But With the spread of Coronavirus, or COVID-19, they’re having to rethink the way they serve the community.
 

Local Restaurant Quick to Adapt to COVID-19

Mar 23, 2020

Jason Diehl describes himself as the eternal optimist. And while the outbreak of COVID-19 in the Lubbock area has altered his business model as a restaurant owner, the circumstances haven’t changed his tone.

“It’s just a really fluid situation,” he says, “So it’s really important for us to keep an open mind and kind of be creative with the way we’re trying to do things.” 3:24
 

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