COVID-19 Bulletin (11/16/21) – D Magazine – Community News

COVID-19 Bulletin (11/16/21) – D Magazine

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins reported TK new COVID-19 cases and TK deaths on Monday.

Dallas Mavericks Update Eases COVID Rules, The Dallas Morning News reports. As of Monday, fans will no longer be required to submit proof of vaccination or a negative test result if not within fifteen feet of the court.

Children’s Health publishes new study on children’s mental health during the pandemic CBS reports. In the past year, emergency room visits for mental health care for children aged five to 11 have increased by 24 percent and by 31 percent for older children. The study also found that the pandemic has impacted access to health care.

Dallas County health officials urge to take flu seriously as COVID-19 cases riseKERA reports. Dallas County reports first flu-related death Monday, Nov. 15. dr. Philip Huang, director of Dallas County Health and Human Services said: “We also want everyone to know that the flu shot can be given at the same time as the COVID-19 vaccine if you haven’t already received the COVID-19 vaccine or if you have your should get a booster.”