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This post was updated on Wednesday, July 8, at 4:15 p.m. 

The San Antonio Food Bank continues to be a lifeline for San Antonio families experiencing food insecurity due to economic fallout of COVID-19 — many of whom had never previously received assistance — but is in urgent need of volunteers to maintain full distribution efforts.

San Antonio hospitals are filling up, and Mayor Ron Nirenberg said the city is within a week of reaching full capacity.

This post was updated on Tuesday, July 7, at 3:45 p.m.

One in four adults in the U.S. is living with a disability. That's 61 million Americans for whom everyday obstacles are exacerbated due to the outbreak, as COVID-19 shines a light on existing issues and poses new pandemic-related threats for people with disabilities.

The coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the U.S. economy, decimating American jobs and small businesses.

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Assistant City Manager Colleen Bridger will once again lead the San Antonio Metropolitan Health, a role that now includes coordinating pandemic response efforts, in an interim capacity following her previous successor's resignation last week.

This post was updated on Monday, June 29, at 6:05 p.m. 

Dennis Bonnen, a conservative Republican and Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, is urging “so-called patriots” to wear facial coverings to prevent transmission of the highly contagious novel coronavirus and its disease COVID-19.

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H-E-B continues to adapt in the age of COVID-19 as cases surge in the San Antonio area and across Texas. What is the grocer doing now to keep the community fed and healthy and its workers safe?

Conspiratorial thinking continues to gain traction in the U.S. amid the pandemic and a fraught political and social climate, as social media makes it easier than ever to disseminate bizarre theories with real-world consequences.

A testing site at Highlands High School saw 131 people on the first day it was open, May 28. The site will be open 10 a.m.–2 p.m. on May 29 and May 30.
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COVID-19 hospitalizations have more than doubled since June in San Antonio -- an indicator that the city is headed in the wrong direction in terms of flattening the curve.

Many property owners are currently facing job and income losses amid the coronavirus' economic fallout but their taxes are due, even in a pandemic.