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Dallas County Reports Near Record 445 New Coronavirus Cases: 'We Are Seeing A Second Wave'

Dallas County Reports Near Record 445 New Coronavirus Cases: 'We Are Seeing A Second Wave'

"In the region, we are above 1,000 COVID-19 hospitalizations for the first time, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said.

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Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Asks Commissioner’s Court To Require Masks At Businesses

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Asks Commissioner’s Court To Require Masks At Businesses

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins is asking the Commissioner’s Court to consider an order requiring masks at businesses in Dallas County. 

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Governor Abbott Takes Dig At Dallas County Judge During Coronavirus Update Presser

Governor Abbott Takes Dig At Dallas County Judge During Coronavirus Update Presser

During a press conference to give an update on Texas’ hospital capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Greg Abbott had some choice words for Dallas Cou [...]

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Dallas County Ties Single-Day Record For New Coronavirus Cases With 298, Reports 7 More Deaths

Dallas County Ties Single-Day Record For New Coronavirus Cases With 298, Reports 7 More Deaths

"Keep in mind that we have more testing capability this week and that will continue to ramp up," Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins explained.

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2 Walk-Up COVID-19 Testing Sites to Open in Dallas Monday

2 Walk-Up COVID-19 Testing Sites to Open in Dallas Monday

Two walk-up COVID-19 testing sites will open in Dallas on Monday. The sites are a partnership between the Dallas County health system, Parkland Health and Hosp [...]

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Dallas County Hits 1-Day High For New Coronavirus Cases With 285

Dallas County Hits 1-Day High For New Coronavirus Cases With 285

"We’ve seen a significant increase this week for the average number of daily cases from last week," said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.

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COVID-19 Cases: When is the Worst Behind Us?

COVID-19 Cases: When is the Worst Behind Us?

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says recent new COVID-19 case numbers and fatality counts over the weekend offer reassuring news but cautions people should st [...]

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Dallas County Adds 6 Deaths, 214 Coronavirus Cases

Dallas County Adds 6 Deaths, 214 Coronavirus Cases

Dallas County reported an additional six deaths and 214 cases of the coronavirus Saturday. The county ended the week with the lowest number of deaths — a total [...]

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Dallas County May Lose Crucial Federal COVID-19 Testing This Month

Dallas County May Lose Crucial Federal COVID-19 Testing This Month

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins is working to secure federally funded COVID-19 testing in the county beyond May 30. Without it, the county will lose the abili [...]

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'Everybody is scared': Some Texas cities nervous as governor reopens state

'Everybody is scared': Some Texas cities nervous as governor reopens state

"Today marks our highest day so far in new COVID19 cases," Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said. "Our highest three days have all been this week."

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Texas judge positions himself against governor's plan to reopen, urges residents to stay home

Texas judge positions himself against governor's plan to reopen, urges residents to stay home

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins criticized Governor Abbott's plan reopening some businesses on a limited basis on Monday, and he urged residents to err on the [...]

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Dallas Salon Opens for a Second Day After Defying Orders

Dallas Salon Opens for a Second Day After Defying Orders

For the second day in a row, a Dallas salon is defying orders to reopen, after being closed for a month. Shelley Luther said desperation pushed her into her de [...]

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Dallas County COVID-19 Testing Expands to Grocery Store, Essential Retail Employees

Dallas County COVID-19 Testing Expands to Grocery Store, Essential Retail Employees

COVID-19 testing is available in Dallas County to grocery store employees and other essential retail employees regardless of symptoms. County Judge Clay Jenkin [...]

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Dallas County Reports Deadliest Week Yet With 33 New Coronavirus Deaths

Dallas County Reports Deadliest Week Yet With 33 New Coronavirus Deaths

Dallas County on Saturday reported five additional deaths and 134 more positive cases of the new coronavirus. “Today’s five deaths bring our weekly fatalities [...]

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Judge Clay Jenkins Announces At Least 10 More Coronavirus-Related Deaths In Dallas County

Judge Clay Jenkins Announces At Least 10 More Coronavirus-Related Deaths In Dallas County

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins practiced social distancing and participated in a video interview concerning the COVID-19 crisis with the Texas Tribune.

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Dallas County Added to List of Walgreens COVID-19 Testing Sites

Dallas County Added to List of Walgreens COVID-19 Testing Sites

Judge Clay Jenkins says there could soon be additional testing in Dallas County, and he already had an idea how he’d like to distribute those resources.  Jenki [...]

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Some Wait Hours for Drive-Thru COVID-19 Test

Some Wait Hours for Drive-Thru COVID-19 Test

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said Monday, lines for COVID-19 testing at community-based testing sites are longer than they were last month – pointing to th [...]

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Dallas County to Revisit Face Covering Requirement After Governor Gives OK

Dallas County to Revisit Face Covering Requirement After Governor Gives OK

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said Wednesday that he plans to call an emergency Commissioner’s Court meeting to vote on a mask requirement as soon as possib [...]

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Texas Hospitalizations For Coronavirus Set Single-Day Record For 7th Time In 8 Days

Texas Hospitalizations For Coronavirus Set Single-Day Record For 7th Time In 8 Days

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins called rising hospitalizations a tip-of-the-iceberg indicator of a bigger problem.

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Sophie Novack

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins was the first Texas official to declare a stay-at-home order for COVID-19 in March—more than a week before Governor Greg Abbot [...]

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Dallas County Continues 'Trend Of Significant Increase' Of New Coronavirus Cases (298), Deaths (10)

Dallas County Continues 'Trend Of Significant Increase' Of New Coronavirus Cases (298), Deaths (10)

"It is more important than ever that you avoid large crowds and keep 6 feet apart when you are outside of your home," said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.

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Dallas County Sees Record Number Of New Coronavirus Cases (257) And Deaths (16)

Dallas County Sees Record Number Of New Coronavirus Cases (257) And Deaths (16)

To the extent possible, please find ways to maintain 6 foot social distancing, wear a face covering when in crowds," Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said.

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Dallas County Sees Less COVID-19 Cases On Average This Week, Hospitalizations Remain 'Flat'

Dallas County Sees Less COVID-19 Cases On Average This Week, Hospitalizations Remain 'Flat'

Dallas County ended the week with less COVID-19 cases on average this week, and Judge Clay Jenkins said the county "will hopefully begin to see a decline."

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Dallas County Reports 'Significantly Lower' Number Of Coronavirus Cases Friday

Dallas County Reports 'Significantly Lower' Number Of Coronavirus Cases Friday

"It’s too early to call this a trend but we will anxiously watch for the next few days to see if this is signaling a decline from our plateau," said Judge Clay [...]

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Dallas County Reports 253 More Coronavirus Cases, 2 Deaths

Dallas County Reports 253 More Coronavirus Cases, 2 Deaths

“Today we tie for the most number of positive cases in Dallas County," said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.

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Dallas County Reports 4th Highest Day Of Positive Coronavirus Tests With 112, Plus 5 More Deaths

Dallas County Reports 4th Highest Day Of Positive Coronavirus Tests With 112, Plus 5 More Deaths

"Unfortunately, halfway through the week, we are on pace to experience our highest average daily count of COVID19 cases this week," said Dallas County Judge Cl [...]

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Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Says Although Stay-At-Home Orders Have Changed, 'The Science That Will Keep Us Safe Has Not'

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Says Although Stay-At-Home Orders Have Changed, 'The Science That Will Keep Us Safe Has Not'

Although the statewide stay-at-home order will be expiring Thursday, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says residents should continue "following science" when d [...]

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Dallas County to ‘Scrap and Claw’ for More Testing as 84 More COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Monday

Dallas County to ‘Scrap and Claw’ for More Testing as 84 More COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Monday

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says they are continuing to fight for more COVID-19 testing in the county as 84 more positive cases of the 2019 novel coronavi [...]

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Dallas County's Face Mask Requirement Met With Skepticism From Officials, Residents

Dallas County's Face Mask Requirement Met With Skepticism From Officials, Residents

County commissioners and residents have voiced their skepticism after Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins announced a requirement for face masks at essential busi [...]

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Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Tells Government 'We’ll Pay For It' Just Get Us More COVID-19 Tests

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Tells Government 'We’ll Pay For It' Just Get Us More COVID-19 Tests

Dallas County wants to significantly ramp up public testing, as it looks at long-term strategies to contain the novel coronavirus.

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Public Health Experts Will Guide Businesses’ Reopening, Jenkins Says

Public Health Experts Will Guide Businesses’ Reopening, Jenkins Says

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says there are signs that the county’s “safer at home” order is working.

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Federally Funded Drive-Thru Coronavirus Testing Will Continue At Dallas Locations Through April

Federally Funded Drive-Thru Coronavirus Testing Will Continue At Dallas Locations Through April

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says the federal government was planning to pull its funding for drive-thru coronavirus testing sites after April 10, but has [...]

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Dallas County Reports Single-Day Record 454 New Coronavirus Cases, 3 More Deaths

Dallas County Reports Single-Day Record 454 New Coronavirus Cases, 3 More Deaths

"We're seeing many more cases out in the community based on the fact that our hospitalizations have jumped a whopping 540 since June 1," said Judge Clay Jenkin [...]

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Debate In Texas Over Face Mask Mandate Intensifies As Coronavirus Cases Climb

Debate In Texas Over Face Mask Mandate Intensifies As Coronavirus Cases Climb

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins wants Governor Abbott to legally require everyone to wear masks or allow local leaders to require it.

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Dallas County Reports Record 300 COVID-19 Cases Wednesday, Adds 3 Deaths

Dallas County Reports Record 300 COVID-19 Cases Wednesday, Adds 3 Deaths

Dallas County is reporting another 300 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday along with the deaths of three more people, according to Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.

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Protesters Urged To Get Tested For COVID-19 As Dallas County Has Highest Daily Average Of New Cases This Week

Protesters Urged To Get Tested For COVID-19 As Dallas County Has Highest Daily Average Of New Cases This Week

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins is urging protesters to get tested for COVID-19 as the county had its highest daily average of new cases this week.

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Dallas County Leaders Urge Caution At Protesters As Pandemic Far From Over

Dallas County Leaders Urge Caution At Protesters As Pandemic Far From Over

"It’s not lost on me as I’m up here talking about the risk of COVID, the risk that a lot of them are taking," Judge Clay Jenkins said.

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Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins on Battling COVID-19, and the Governor, as Texas Reopens

“Now we're just working with this unprecedented state usurpation of local control, trying to keep people safe as best we can.”

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5 Deaths, 186 New Cases Reported in Dallas County

5 Deaths, 186 New Cases Reported in Dallas County

Dallas County health officials reported an additional five deaths and 186 new cases of the coronavirus Wednesday in what county Judge Clay Jenkins called a “he [...]

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Despite 5 More Deaths, 243 More COVID-19 Cases, Dallas County Numbers are a 'Promising Sign,' Judge Says

Despite 5 More Deaths, 243 More COVID-19 Cases, Dallas County Numbers are a 'Promising Sign,' Judge Says

While five more people have died after contracting the 2019 novel coronavirus Wednesday and another 243 are confirmed to be infected, the trend indicated by th [...]

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Dallas County Reports 7 More Coronavirus-Related Deaths, Record High New Cases At 253

Dallas County Reports 7 More Coronavirus-Related Deaths, Record High New Cases At 253

“Today, we have a new record high number of cases as we have every day this week," said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.

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Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins to Address Abbott’s ‘Open Texas’ Plan at 4 P.M.

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins to Address Abbott’s ‘Open Texas’ Plan at 4 P.M.

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins will hold a news conference Tuesday afternoon to discuss Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s Open Texas plan.

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Other voices: Treat grocery workers like ‘first responders’

Other voices: Treat grocery workers like ‘first responders’

DALLAS, Tex. — Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins made the right call last week when he announced that COVID-19 testing would be available, regardless of symptom [...]

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Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Provides Update On COVID-19 Response

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Provides Update On COVID-19 Response

Dallas County Health and Human Services reported 80 additional positive cases of COVID-19 on Thursday.

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Coronavirus In Texas: Dallas Co. Testing Now Open To Grocery, Retail Workers Regardless Of Symptoms

Coronavirus In Texas: Dallas Co. Testing Now Open To Grocery, Retail Workers Regardless Of Symptoms

Coronavirus testing is now open in Dallas County to all grocery, big box and other essential people working in retail, regardless of symptoms, according to Dal [...]

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Coronavirus In Dallas County: Visitors, Employees At Essential Businesses Will Be Required To Cover Faces

Coronavirus In Dallas County: Visitors, Employees At Essential Businesses Will Be Required To Cover Faces

As Dallas County crosses the 2,000 mark of confirmed coronavirus cases, officials will be requiring visitors and employees at essential businesses to cover the [...]

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Testing ‘Desperately Needed’ in Dallas County, Judge Submits Formal Request for Resources

Testing ‘Desperately Needed’ in Dallas County, Judge Submits Formal Request for Resources

Dallas County reported ten coronavirus-related deaths Tuesday. It’s the county’s highest number of fatalities seen in a single day. It’s part of the reason why [...]

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Coronavirus In Texas: 1 Month After Start Of Outbreak, Dallas County Releases Case Summary

Coronavirus In Texas: 1 Month After Start Of Outbreak, Dallas County Releases Case Summary

It's been one month since Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins announced the county's first positive case of the coronavirus. Since then, there have been more than [...]

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Dallas County Reports Near Record 445 New Coronavirus Cases: 'We Are Seeing A Second Wave'

Dallas County Reports Near Record 445 New Coronavirus Cases: 'We Are Seeing A Second Wave'

"In the region, we are above 1,000 COVID-19 hospitalizations for the first time, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said.

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Dallas County Reports Single-Day Record 454 New Coronavirus Cases, 3 More Deaths

Dallas County Reports Single-Day Record 454 New Coronavirus Cases, 3 More Deaths

"We're seeing many more cases out in the community based on the fact that our hospitalizations have jumped a whopping 540 since June 1," said Judge Clay Jenkin [...]

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Dallas County to Revisit Face Covering Requirement After Governor Gives OK

Dallas County to Revisit Face Covering Requirement After Governor Gives OK

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said Wednesday that he plans to call an emergency Commissioner’s Court meeting to vote on a mask requirement as soon as possib [...]

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Governor Abbott Takes Dig At Dallas County Judge During Coronavirus Update Presser

Governor Abbott Takes Dig At Dallas County Judge During Coronavirus Update Presser

During a press conference to give an update on Texas’ hospital capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Greg Abbott had some choice words for Dallas Cou [...]

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Dallas County Reports Record 300 COVID-19 Cases Wednesday, Adds 3 Deaths

Dallas County Reports Record 300 COVID-19 Cases Wednesday, Adds 3 Deaths

Dallas County is reporting another 300 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday along with the deaths of three more people, according to Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.

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Sophie Novack

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins was the first Texas official to declare a stay-at-home order for COVID-19 in March—more than a week before Governor Greg Abbot [...]

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2 Walk-Up COVID-19 Testing Sites to Open in Dallas Monday

2 Walk-Up COVID-19 Testing Sites to Open in Dallas Monday

Two walk-up COVID-19 testing sites will open in Dallas on Monday. The sites are a partnership between the Dallas County health system, Parkland Health and Hosp [...]

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Dallas County Leaders Urge Caution At Protesters As Pandemic Far From Over

Dallas County Leaders Urge Caution At Protesters As Pandemic Far From Over

"It’s not lost on me as I’m up here talking about the risk of COVID, the risk that a lot of them are taking," Judge Clay Jenkins said.

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Dallas County Sees Record Number Of New Coronavirus Cases (257) And Deaths (16)

Dallas County Sees Record Number Of New Coronavirus Cases (257) And Deaths (16)

To the extent possible, please find ways to maintain 6 foot social distancing, wear a face covering when in crowds," Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said.

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COVID-19 Cases: When is the Worst Behind Us?

COVID-19 Cases: When is the Worst Behind Us?

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says recent new COVID-19 case numbers and fatality counts over the weekend offer reassuring news but cautions people should st [...]

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5 Deaths, 186 New Cases Reported in Dallas County

5 Deaths, 186 New Cases Reported in Dallas County

Dallas County health officials reported an additional five deaths and 186 new cases of the coronavirus Wednesday in what county Judge Clay Jenkins called a “he [...]

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Dallas County Reports 'Significantly Lower' Number Of Coronavirus Cases Friday

Dallas County Reports 'Significantly Lower' Number Of Coronavirus Cases Friday

"It’s too early to call this a trend but we will anxiously watch for the next few days to see if this is signaling a decline from our plateau," said Judge Clay [...]

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Dallas County May Lose Crucial Federal COVID-19 Testing This Month

Dallas County May Lose Crucial Federal COVID-19 Testing This Month

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins is working to secure federally funded COVID-19 testing in the county beyond May 30. Without it, the county will lose the abili [...]

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Dallas County Reports 7 More Coronavirus-Related Deaths, Record High New Cases At 253

Dallas County Reports 7 More Coronavirus-Related Deaths, Record High New Cases At 253

“Today, we have a new record high number of cases as we have every day this week," said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.

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Dallas County Reports 4th Highest Day Of Positive Coronavirus Tests With 112, Plus 5 More Deaths

Dallas County Reports 4th Highest Day Of Positive Coronavirus Tests With 112, Plus 5 More Deaths

"Unfortunately, halfway through the week, we are on pace to experience our highest average daily count of COVID19 cases this week," said Dallas County Judge Cl [...]

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Texas judge positions himself against governor's plan to reopen, urges residents to stay home

Texas judge positions himself against governor's plan to reopen, urges residents to stay home

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins criticized Governor Abbott's plan reopening some businesses on a limited basis on Monday, and he urged residents to err on the [...]

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Other voices: Treat grocery workers like ‘first responders’

Other voices: Treat grocery workers like ‘first responders’

DALLAS, Tex. — Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins made the right call last week when he announced that COVID-19 testing would be available, regardless of symptom [...]

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Dallas County COVID-19 Testing Expands to Grocery Store, Essential Retail Employees

Dallas County COVID-19 Testing Expands to Grocery Store, Essential Retail Employees

COVID-19 testing is available in Dallas County to grocery store employees and other essential retail employees regardless of symptoms. County Judge Clay Jenkin [...]

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Coronavirus In Texas: Dallas Co. Testing Now Open To Grocery, Retail Workers Regardless Of Symptoms

Coronavirus In Texas: Dallas Co. Testing Now Open To Grocery, Retail Workers Regardless Of Symptoms

Coronavirus testing is now open in Dallas County to all grocery, big box and other essential people working in retail, regardless of symptoms, according to Dal [...]

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Dallas County's Face Mask Requirement Met With Skepticism From Officials, Residents

Dallas County's Face Mask Requirement Met With Skepticism From Officials, Residents

County commissioners and residents have voiced their skepticism after Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins announced a requirement for face masks at essential busi [...]

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Testing ‘Desperately Needed’ in Dallas County, Judge Submits Formal Request for Resources

Testing ‘Desperately Needed’ in Dallas County, Judge Submits Formal Request for Resources

Dallas County reported ten coronavirus-related deaths Tuesday. It’s the county’s highest number of fatalities seen in a single day. It’s part of the reason why [...]

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Public Health Experts Will Guide Businesses’ Reopening, Jenkins Says

Public Health Experts Will Guide Businesses’ Reopening, Jenkins Says

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says there are signs that the county’s “safer at home” order is working.

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Dallas County Added to List of Walgreens COVID-19 Testing Sites

Dallas County Added to List of Walgreens COVID-19 Testing Sites

Judge Clay Jenkins says there could soon be additional testing in Dallas County, and he already had an idea how he’d like to distribute those resources.  Jenki [...]

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Some Wait Hours for Drive-Thru COVID-19 Test

Some Wait Hours for Drive-Thru COVID-19 Test

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said Monday, lines for COVID-19 testing at community-based testing sites are longer than they were last month – pointing to th [...]

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Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Asks Commissioner’s Court To Require Masks At Businesses

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Asks Commissioner’s Court To Require Masks At Businesses

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins is asking the Commissioner’s Court to consider an order requiring masks at businesses in Dallas County. 

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Debate In Texas Over Face Mask Mandate Intensifies As Coronavirus Cases Climb

Debate In Texas Over Face Mask Mandate Intensifies As Coronavirus Cases Climb

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins wants Governor Abbott to legally require everyone to wear masks or allow local leaders to require it.

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Texas Hospitalizations For Coronavirus Set Single-Day Record For 7th Time In 8 Days

Texas Hospitalizations For Coronavirus Set Single-Day Record For 7th Time In 8 Days

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins called rising hospitalizations a tip-of-the-iceberg indicator of a bigger problem.

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Dallas County Ties Single-Day Record For New Coronavirus Cases With 298, Reports 7 More Deaths

Dallas County Ties Single-Day Record For New Coronavirus Cases With 298, Reports 7 More Deaths

"Keep in mind that we have more testing capability this week and that will continue to ramp up," Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins explained.

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Protesters Urged To Get Tested For COVID-19 As Dallas County Has Highest Daily Average Of New Cases This Week

Protesters Urged To Get Tested For COVID-19 As Dallas County Has Highest Daily Average Of New Cases This Week

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins is urging protesters to get tested for COVID-19 as the county had its highest daily average of new cases this week.

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Dallas County Continues 'Trend Of Significant Increase' Of New Coronavirus Cases (298), Deaths (10)

Dallas County Continues 'Trend Of Significant Increase' Of New Coronavirus Cases (298), Deaths (10)

"It is more important than ever that you avoid large crowds and keep 6 feet apart when you are outside of your home," said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.

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Dallas County Hits 1-Day High For New Coronavirus Cases With 285

Dallas County Hits 1-Day High For New Coronavirus Cases With 285

"We’ve seen a significant increase this week for the average number of daily cases from last week," said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.

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Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins on Battling COVID-19, and the Governor, as Texas Reopens

“Now we're just working with this unprecedented state usurpation of local control, trying to keep people safe as best we can.”

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Dallas County Sees Less COVID-19 Cases On Average This Week, Hospitalizations Remain 'Flat'

Dallas County Sees Less COVID-19 Cases On Average This Week, Hospitalizations Remain 'Flat'

Dallas County ended the week with less COVID-19 cases on average this week, and Judge Clay Jenkins said the county "will hopefully begin to see a decline."

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Dallas County Adds 6 Deaths, 214 Coronavirus Cases

Dallas County Adds 6 Deaths, 214 Coronavirus Cases

Dallas County reported an additional six deaths and 214 cases of the coronavirus Saturday. The county ended the week with the lowest number of deaths — a total [...]

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Despite 5 More Deaths, 243 More COVID-19 Cases, Dallas County Numbers are a 'Promising Sign,' Judge Says

Despite 5 More Deaths, 243 More COVID-19 Cases, Dallas County Numbers are a 'Promising Sign,' Judge Says

While five more people have died after contracting the 2019 novel coronavirus Wednesday and another 243 are confirmed to be infected, the trend indicated by th [...]

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Dallas County Reports 253 More Coronavirus Cases, 2 Deaths

Dallas County Reports 253 More Coronavirus Cases, 2 Deaths

“Today we tie for the most number of positive cases in Dallas County," said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.

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'Everybody is scared': Some Texas cities nervous as governor reopens state

'Everybody is scared': Some Texas cities nervous as governor reopens state

"Today marks our highest day so far in new COVID19 cases," Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said. "Our highest three days have all been this week."

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Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins to Address Abbott’s ‘Open Texas’ Plan at 4 P.M.

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins to Address Abbott’s ‘Open Texas’ Plan at 4 P.M.

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins will hold a news conference Tuesday afternoon to discuss Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s Open Texas plan.

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Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Says Although Stay-At-Home Orders Have Changed, 'The Science That Will Keep Us Safe Has Not'

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Says Although Stay-At-Home Orders Have Changed, 'The Science That Will Keep Us Safe Has Not'

Although the statewide stay-at-home order will be expiring Thursday, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says residents should continue "following science" when d [...]

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Dallas Salon Opens for a Second Day After Defying Orders

Dallas Salon Opens for a Second Day After Defying Orders

For the second day in a row, a Dallas salon is defying orders to reopen, after being closed for a month. Shelley Luther said desperation pushed her into her de [...]

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Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Provides Update On COVID-19 Response

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Provides Update On COVID-19 Response

Dallas County Health and Human Services reported 80 additional positive cases of COVID-19 on Thursday.

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Dallas County to ‘Scrap and Claw’ for More Testing as 84 More COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Monday

Dallas County to ‘Scrap and Claw’ for More Testing as 84 More COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Monday

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says they are continuing to fight for more COVID-19 testing in the county as 84 more positive cases of the 2019 novel coronavi [...]

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Dallas County Reports Deadliest Week Yet With 33 New Coronavirus Deaths

Dallas County Reports Deadliest Week Yet With 33 New Coronavirus Deaths

Dallas County on Saturday reported five additional deaths and 134 more positive cases of the new coronavirus. “Today’s five deaths bring our weekly fatalities [...]

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Coronavirus In Dallas County: Visitors, Employees At Essential Businesses Will Be Required To Cover Faces

Coronavirus In Dallas County: Visitors, Employees At Essential Businesses Will Be Required To Cover Faces

As Dallas County crosses the 2,000 mark of confirmed coronavirus cases, officials will be requiring visitors and employees at essential businesses to cover the [...]

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Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Tells Government 'We’ll Pay For It' Just Get Us More COVID-19 Tests

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Tells Government 'We’ll Pay For It' Just Get Us More COVID-19 Tests

Dallas County wants to significantly ramp up public testing, as it looks at long-term strategies to contain the novel coronavirus.

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Judge Clay Jenkins Announces At Least 10 More Coronavirus-Related Deaths In Dallas County

Judge Clay Jenkins Announces At Least 10 More Coronavirus-Related Deaths In Dallas County

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins practiced social distancing and participated in a video interview concerning the COVID-19 crisis with the Texas Tribune.

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Coronavirus In Texas: 1 Month After Start Of Outbreak, Dallas County Releases Case Summary

Coronavirus In Texas: 1 Month After Start Of Outbreak, Dallas County Releases Case Summary

It's been one month since Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins announced the county's first positive case of the coronavirus. Since then, there have been more than [...]

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Federally Funded Drive-Thru Coronavirus Testing Will Continue At Dallas Locations Through April

Federally Funded Drive-Thru Coronavirus Testing Will Continue At Dallas Locations Through April

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says the federal government was planning to pull its funding for drive-thru coronavirus testing sites after April 10, but has [...]

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Dallas County Reports Near Record 445 New Coronavirus Cases: 'We Are Seeing A Second Wave'

Dallas County Reports Near Record 445 New Coronavirus Cases: 'We Are Seeing A Second Wave'

"In the region, we are above 1,000 COVID-19 hospitalizations for the first time, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said.

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Some Wait Hours for Drive-Thru COVID-19 Test

Some Wait Hours for Drive-Thru COVID-19 Test

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said Monday, lines for COVID-19 testing at community-based testing sites are longer than they were last month – pointing to th [...]

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Dallas County Reports Single-Day Record 454 New Coronavirus Cases, 3 More Deaths

Dallas County Reports Single-Day Record 454 New Coronavirus Cases, 3 More Deaths

"We're seeing many more cases out in the community based on the fact that our hospitalizations have jumped a whopping 540 since June 1," said Judge Clay Jenkin [...]

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Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Asks Commissioner’s Court To Require Masks At Businesses

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Asks Commissioner’s Court To Require Masks At Businesses

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins is asking the Commissioner’s Court to consider an order requiring masks at businesses in Dallas County. 

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Dallas County to Revisit Face Covering Requirement After Governor Gives OK

Dallas County to Revisit Face Covering Requirement After Governor Gives OK

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said Wednesday that he plans to call an emergency Commissioner’s Court meeting to vote on a mask requirement as soon as possib [...]

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Debate In Texas Over Face Mask Mandate Intensifies As Coronavirus Cases Climb

Debate In Texas Over Face Mask Mandate Intensifies As Coronavirus Cases Climb

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins wants Governor Abbott to legally require everyone to wear masks or allow local leaders to require it.

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Governor Abbott Takes Dig At Dallas County Judge During Coronavirus Update Presser

Governor Abbott Takes Dig At Dallas County Judge During Coronavirus Update Presser

During a press conference to give an update on Texas’ hospital capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Greg Abbott had some choice words for Dallas Cou [...]

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Texas Hospitalizations For Coronavirus Set Single-Day Record For 7th Time In 8 Days

Texas Hospitalizations For Coronavirus Set Single-Day Record For 7th Time In 8 Days

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins called rising hospitalizations a tip-of-the-iceberg indicator of a bigger problem.

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Dallas County Reports Record 300 COVID-19 Cases Wednesday, Adds 3 Deaths

Dallas County Reports Record 300 COVID-19 Cases Wednesday, Adds 3 Deaths

Dallas County is reporting another 300 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday along with the deaths of three more people, according to Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.

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Dallas County Ties Single-Day Record For New Coronavirus Cases With 298, Reports 7 More Deaths

Dallas County Ties Single-Day Record For New Coronavirus Cases With 298, Reports 7 More Deaths

"Keep in mind that we have more testing capability this week and that will continue to ramp up," Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins explained.

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Sophie Novack

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins was the first Texas official to declare a stay-at-home order for COVID-19 in March—more than a week before Governor Greg Abbot [...]

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Protesters Urged To Get Tested For COVID-19 As Dallas County Has Highest Daily Average Of New Cases This Week

Protesters Urged To Get Tested For COVID-19 As Dallas County Has Highest Daily Average Of New Cases This Week

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins is urging protesters to get tested for COVID-19 as the county had its highest daily average of new cases this week.

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2 Walk-Up COVID-19 Testing Sites to Open in Dallas Monday

2 Walk-Up COVID-19 Testing Sites to Open in Dallas Monday

Two walk-up COVID-19 testing sites will open in Dallas on Monday. The sites are a partnership between the Dallas County health system, Parkland Health and Hosp [...]

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Dallas County Continues 'Trend Of Significant Increase' Of New Coronavirus Cases (298), Deaths (10)

Dallas County Continues 'Trend Of Significant Increase' Of New Coronavirus Cases (298), Deaths (10)

"It is more important than ever that you avoid large crowds and keep 6 feet apart when you are outside of your home," said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.

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Dallas County Leaders Urge Caution At Protesters As Pandemic Far From Over

Dallas County Leaders Urge Caution At Protesters As Pandemic Far From Over

"It’s not lost on me as I’m up here talking about the risk of COVID, the risk that a lot of them are taking," Judge Clay Jenkins said.

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Dallas County Hits 1-Day High For New Coronavirus Cases With 285

Dallas County Hits 1-Day High For New Coronavirus Cases With 285

"We’ve seen a significant increase this week for the average number of daily cases from last week," said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.

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Dallas County Sees Record Number Of New Coronavirus Cases (257) And Deaths (16)

Dallas County Sees Record Number Of New Coronavirus Cases (257) And Deaths (16)

To the extent possible, please find ways to maintain 6 foot social distancing, wear a face covering when in crowds," Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said.

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Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins on Battling COVID-19, and the Governor, as Texas Reopens

“Now we're just working with this unprecedented state usurpation of local control, trying to keep people safe as best we can.”

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COVID-19 Cases: When is the Worst Behind Us?

COVID-19 Cases: When is the Worst Behind Us?

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says recent new COVID-19 case numbers and fatality counts over the weekend offer reassuring news but cautions people should st [...]

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Dallas County Sees Less COVID-19 Cases On Average This Week, Hospitalizations Remain 'Flat'

Dallas County Sees Less COVID-19 Cases On Average This Week, Hospitalizations Remain 'Flat'

Dallas County ended the week with less COVID-19 cases on average this week, and Judge Clay Jenkins said the county "will hopefully begin to see a decline."

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5 Deaths, 186 New Cases Reported in Dallas County

5 Deaths, 186 New Cases Reported in Dallas County

Dallas County health officials reported an additional five deaths and 186 new cases of the coronavirus Wednesday in what county Judge Clay Jenkins called a “he [...]

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Dallas County Adds 6 Deaths, 214 Coronavirus Cases

Dallas County Adds 6 Deaths, 214 Coronavirus Cases

Dallas County reported an additional six deaths and 214 cases of the coronavirus Saturday. The county ended the week with the lowest number of deaths — a total [...]

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Dallas County Reports 'Significantly Lower' Number Of Coronavirus Cases Friday

Dallas County Reports 'Significantly Lower' Number Of Coronavirus Cases Friday

"It’s too early to call this a trend but we will anxiously watch for the next few days to see if this is signaling a decline from our plateau," said Judge Clay [...]

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Despite 5 More Deaths, 243 More COVID-19 Cases, Dallas County Numbers are a 'Promising Sign,' Judge Says

Despite 5 More Deaths, 243 More COVID-19 Cases, Dallas County Numbers are a 'Promising Sign,' Judge Says

While five more people have died after contracting the 2019 novel coronavirus Wednesday and another 243 are confirmed to be infected, the trend indicated by th [...]

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Dallas County May Lose Crucial Federal COVID-19 Testing This Month

Dallas County May Lose Crucial Federal COVID-19 Testing This Month

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins is working to secure federally funded COVID-19 testing in the county beyond May 30. Without it, the county will lose the abili [...]

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Dallas County Reports 253 More Coronavirus Cases, 2 Deaths

Dallas County Reports 253 More Coronavirus Cases, 2 Deaths

“Today we tie for the most number of positive cases in Dallas County," said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.

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Dallas County Reports 7 More Coronavirus-Related Deaths, Record High New Cases At 253

Dallas County Reports 7 More Coronavirus-Related Deaths, Record High New Cases At 253

“Today, we have a new record high number of cases as we have every day this week," said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.

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'Everybody is scared': Some Texas cities nervous as governor reopens state

'Everybody is scared': Some Texas cities nervous as governor reopens state

"Today marks our highest day so far in new COVID19 cases," Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said. "Our highest three days have all been this week."

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Dallas County Reports 4th Highest Day Of Positive Coronavirus Tests With 112, Plus 5 More Deaths

Dallas County Reports 4th Highest Day Of Positive Coronavirus Tests With 112, Plus 5 More Deaths

"Unfortunately, halfway through the week, we are on pace to experience our highest average daily count of COVID19 cases this week," said Dallas County Judge Cl [...]

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Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins to Address Abbott’s ‘Open Texas’ Plan at 4 P.M.

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins to Address Abbott’s ‘Open Texas’ Plan at 4 P.M.

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins will hold a news conference Tuesday afternoon to discuss Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s Open Texas plan.

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Texas judge positions himself against governor's plan to reopen, urges residents to stay home

Texas judge positions himself against governor's plan to reopen, urges residents to stay home

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins criticized Governor Abbott's plan reopening some businesses on a limited basis on Monday, and he urged residents to err on the [...]

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Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Says Although Stay-At-Home Orders Have Changed, 'The Science That Will Keep Us Safe Has Not'

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Says Although Stay-At-Home Orders Have Changed, 'The Science That Will Keep Us Safe Has Not'

Although the statewide stay-at-home order will be expiring Thursday, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says residents should continue "following science" when d [...]

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Other voices: Treat grocery workers like ‘first responders’

Other voices: Treat grocery workers like ‘first responders’

DALLAS, Tex. — Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins made the right call last week when he announced that COVID-19 testing would be available, regardless of symptom [...]

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Dallas Salon Opens for a Second Day After Defying Orders

Dallas Salon Opens for a Second Day After Defying Orders

For the second day in a row, a Dallas salon is defying orders to reopen, after being closed for a month. Shelley Luther said desperation pushed her into her de [...]

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Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Provides Update On COVID-19 Response

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Provides Update On COVID-19 Response

Dallas County Health and Human Services reported 80 additional positive cases of COVID-19 on Thursday.

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Dallas County COVID-19 Testing Expands to Grocery Store, Essential Retail Employees

Dallas County COVID-19 Testing Expands to Grocery Store, Essential Retail Employees

COVID-19 testing is available in Dallas County to grocery store employees and other essential retail employees regardless of symptoms. County Judge Clay Jenkin [...]

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Dallas County to ‘Scrap and Claw’ for More Testing as 84 More COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Monday

Dallas County to ‘Scrap and Claw’ for More Testing as 84 More COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Monday

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says they are continuing to fight for more COVID-19 testing in the county as 84 more positive cases of the 2019 novel coronavi [...]

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Coronavirus In Texas: Dallas Co. Testing Now Open To Grocery, Retail Workers Regardless Of Symptoms

Coronavirus In Texas: Dallas Co. Testing Now Open To Grocery, Retail Workers Regardless Of Symptoms

Coronavirus testing is now open in Dallas County to all grocery, big box and other essential people working in retail, regardless of symptoms, according to Dal [...]

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Dallas County Reports Deadliest Week Yet With 33 New Coronavirus Deaths

Dallas County Reports Deadliest Week Yet With 33 New Coronavirus Deaths

Dallas County on Saturday reported five additional deaths and 134 more positive cases of the new coronavirus. “Today’s five deaths bring our weekly fatalities [...]

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Dallas County's Face Mask Requirement Met With Skepticism From Officials, Residents

Dallas County's Face Mask Requirement Met With Skepticism From Officials, Residents

County commissioners and residents have voiced their skepticism after Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins announced a requirement for face masks at essential busi [...]

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Coronavirus In Dallas County: Visitors, Employees At Essential Businesses Will Be Required To Cover Faces

Coronavirus In Dallas County: Visitors, Employees At Essential Businesses Will Be Required To Cover Faces

As Dallas County crosses the 2,000 mark of confirmed coronavirus cases, officials will be requiring visitors and employees at essential businesses to cover the [...]

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Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Tells Government 'We’ll Pay For It' Just Get Us More COVID-19 Tests

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Tells Government 'We’ll Pay For It' Just Get Us More COVID-19 Tests

Dallas County wants to significantly ramp up public testing, as it looks at long-term strategies to contain the novel coronavirus.

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Testing ‘Desperately Needed’ in Dallas County, Judge Submits Formal Request for Resources

Testing ‘Desperately Needed’ in Dallas County, Judge Submits Formal Request for Resources

Dallas County reported ten coronavirus-related deaths Tuesday. It’s the county’s highest number of fatalities seen in a single day. It’s part of the reason why [...]

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Judge Clay Jenkins Announces At Least 10 More Coronavirus-Related Deaths In Dallas County

Judge Clay Jenkins Announces At Least 10 More Coronavirus-Related Deaths In Dallas County

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins practiced social distancing and participated in a video interview concerning the COVID-19 crisis with the Texas Tribune.

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Public Health Experts Will Guide Businesses’ Reopening, Jenkins Says

Public Health Experts Will Guide Businesses’ Reopening, Jenkins Says

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says there are signs that the county’s “safer at home” order is working.

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Coronavirus In Texas: 1 Month After Start Of Outbreak, Dallas County Releases Case Summary

Coronavirus In Texas: 1 Month After Start Of Outbreak, Dallas County Releases Case Summary

It's been one month since Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins announced the county's first positive case of the coronavirus. Since then, there have been more than [...]

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Dallas County Added to List of Walgreens COVID-19 Testing Sites

Dallas County Added to List of Walgreens COVID-19 Testing Sites

Judge Clay Jenkins says there could soon be additional testing in Dallas County, and he already had an idea how he’d like to distribute those resources.  Jenki [...]

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Federally Funded Drive-Thru Coronavirus Testing Will Continue At Dallas Locations Through April

Federally Funded Drive-Thru Coronavirus Testing Will Continue At Dallas Locations Through April

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says the federal government was planning to pull its funding for drive-thru coronavirus testing sites after April 10, but has [...]

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