NewsFlash

July 3, 2020

HAPPENING TONIGHT:

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DCHHS launches Emergency Housing Assistance Program

The Emergency Housing Assistance Program, launched by Dallas County Health and Human Services is intended to assist individuals/families who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.


If you are in need of assistance, please click below for more information.

Town's Small business incentive program still available

In May 2020, the Town Council and the Sunnyvale 4B Economic Development Corporation approved initial funding of $50,000 to establish the Sunnyvale COVID-19 Business Incentive Program. This assistance program is designed to provide funding for small businesses to cover economic damages suffered as a direct result from COVID-19 and to result in job retention.


Funds remain available; if you are interested in applying for Sunnyvale's COVID-19 Business Incentive Program, please contact Interim EDC Director Burton Barr at (972) 203-4154 or visit townofsunnyvale.org/COVID-19-Business-Incentive-Program for the guidelines and an application.

Dallas County reports over 1,000 additional cases of novel coronavirus

As of 11 a.m., July 3, Dallas County Health and Human Services is reporting 1,085

additional positive cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total case count in Dallas County to 23,675, including 393 deaths.


The six additional deaths being reported today include:

  • A man in his 60’s who was a resident of the City of Grand Prairie. He had been critically ill in an area hospital, and had underlying high risk health conditions.
  • A woman in her 60’s who was a resident of the City of Irving. She had been critically ill in an area hospital, and had underlying high risk health conditions.
  • A woman in her 60’s who was a resident of the City of Garland. She had been critically ill in an area hospital, and had underlying high risk health conditions.
  • A man in his 70’s who was a resident of the City of Farmers Branch. He expired in an area hospital ED, and had underlying high risk health conditions.
  • A man in his 70’s who was a resident of the City of Irving. He had been critically ill in an area hospital, and had underlying high risk health conditions.
  • A woman in her 90’s who was a resident of the City of Dallas. She expired in hospice care, and had underlying high risk health conditions


"Remember that because it is taking up to ten days to get back much of the test results, the situation we are seeing with the rise in positive cases is not what is happening today, but what was happening a week or more ago..." - Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins


Please continue to utilize a face covering, maintain a six-foot distance at all times, practice good hand hygiene and avoid unnecessary crowds.

#Stopthespread #flattenthecurve

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