On February 11, 2020 the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, first identified in Wuhan China. The new name of this disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. In COVID-19, ‘CO’ stands for ‘corona,’ ‘VI’ for ‘virus,’ and ‘D’ for the disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as “2019 novel coronavirus” or “2019-nCoV”. There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused be a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. The name of this disease was selected following the World Health Organization (WHO) best practice for naming of new human infectious diseases.
Is Your Pet Ready For You To Go Back To Work In An Office?
If you're heading back to the office now is the time to make sure your doggo or kitty are ready for the change.
You Don't Need A Mask At The Downtown Ballpark Anymore
Let's make a pact - don't mess with me because I'm wearing one and I won't mess with you for not wearing one. Deal? Fabulous!
Enroll Your Kiddos In Gus And Goldie's Swim League
If your kiddos want to join a swim team, here is the information for the City's Parks And Rec Gus & Goldie swim team program.
No More Masks In Schools In June-EP Teachers Weigh In
Next month schools can no longer require people to wear masks inside their buildings, but what do people who work inside schools think about that?
Face Masks No Longer Required in El Paso City, County Facilities
Orders updated, restrictions lifted.
Here’s What El Paso’s Top Doc Had to Say about New Mask Guidance
So, you're fully vaccinated. Should you ditch the mask or not?
Check Out One Of The Best Drone Videos Of El Paso I've Ever Seen
We have been holed up for over a year because of COVID that we've forgotten how beautiful our city is. Check out this video to remind yourself.
EPCC Offering Pfizer Vaccine For Kids 12 And Over Every Friday
Here is another clinic that you can take your child to so they can get fully vaccinated.
We Live In Texas So We Don't Have To File Taxes Until June
You don't have to pay your federal income taxes today but if you want to file an extension, that will have to be filed today. Find out how the coronavirus will affect your taxes.
No, Magnetism Isn’t a Side Effect of the COVID-19 Vaccine
People have been sharing videos of magnets "sticking" to their arms after getting the vaccine. Yeah, it's all BS.