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COVID-19 related fatality in Dripping Springs

One new COVID-related fatality, a Dripping Springs male in his 60s, was reported on December 4 by the Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD). The Health Department also reported 82 new lab-confirmed cases, 8 (eight) new hospitalizations, two (2) new hospital discharges and 65 additional people now considered recovered. The total number of individuals considered recovered is 6,753.

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DSHS student collects beanie babies to help kids

When Emily Bergeron, a Senior at Dripping Springs High School took on a fall service project, she wasn’t sure what to expect given the COVID-19 pandemic. Her goal was to collect as many beanie babies as she could for the “Comfort for Kids” program. The mission of the program is to equip local first responders with beanie babies. They can then give the stuffed animals to children who may be frightened during an emergency situation.

COVID-19 Relief Program will assist Hays County residents

Hays County Commissioners Court last Tuesday approved an agenda item sponsored by Judge Ruben Becerra that will provide financial relief for residents of Hays County during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Hays County COVID-19 Relief Program is being administered by Hays County and Blanco River Regional Recovery Team (BR3T) to provide assistance with mortgage, rent, utility payments and child care to residents of Hays County who can show COVID-related job loss, job reduction, or inability to work.


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