Annual water system maintenance planned March 1 – 29

Annual water system maintenance planned March 1 – 29

Temporary Change in Water Disinfectant Critical for Safe Drinking Water Year Round February 24, 2021 – The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) will temporarily change the disinfectant in its water treatment process from March 1 through March 29, 2021. The annual, routine change is necessary to maintain the regional system and year-round water quality. […]

UPDATE from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management for those awaiting second COVID-19 vaccine

UPDATE from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management for those awaiting second COVID-19 vaccine

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – February 22, 2021 – From the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management: If you are awaiting a 2nd dose of the COVID-19 vaccine: Because of the winter weather last week, COVID-19 vaccine was not shipped by the CDC. The state has informed healthcare providers to expect last week’s vaccine shipment to […]

Walmart, Sam’s Club pharmacies in Texas to administer COVID vaccines through new federal retail pharmacy program

Walmart, Sam’s Club pharmacies in Texas to administer COVID vaccines through new federal retail pharmacy program

Walmart is a preferred retail pharmacy partner in 22 states, including Texas   DALLAS, TEXAS, Feb. 9, 2021 – Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies will begin administering COVID-19 vaccines in Texas through the U.S. Federal Retail Pharmacy Program on Feb 12, 2021. Eligible customers can schedule a vaccine appointment via the Walmart and Sam’s Club […]

Rockwall County COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic: ‘I Volunteered And So Should You!’

Rockwall County COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic: ‘I Volunteered And So Should You!’

Editor’s Note: Thank you to Rockwall resident Bill Watts for sharing this Letter to the Editor about volunteering to help at COVID-19 vaccination clinics.  ROCKWALL, TX – February 8, 2021 – I’m Bill Watts and I volunteered to help at a vaccination center in Rockwall, TX. I support Helping Hands Rockwall, a local charity, and read […]

Cooking with Ease by Melissa Tate: Love Letter Hand Pies

Cooking with Ease by Melissa Tate: Love Letter Hand Pies

ROCKWALL, TX – February 5, 2021 — Love letters are a lost art. Email began to replace written word, quickly followed by the text message – some even giving the sender an immediate “read” so they know the recipient has seen the note. Can you imagine the vulnerability one had to have in sending a […]

Patti Richer, On Faith: Epiphanies Past and Present, Ready and Waiting

Patti Richer, On Faith: Epiphanies Past and Present, Ready and Waiting

ROCKWALL, TX – February 3, 2021 — The unfolding of your words gives light; it imparts understanding to the simple. –Psalm 119:130 Holiday lights long after Christmas can be a sign of procrastination. My own late-hanging porch lights are more intentional—their cheerful glow offsets the gloom of long winter nights. However, a neighbor once asked […]

STAR Transit offers free rides to all vaccination locations

STAR Transit offers free rides to all vaccination locations

TERRELL, TX – Feb. 1, 2021 – STAR Transit is providing free rides for persons with confirmed appointments to get the COVID 19 vaccine shots.  The curb-to-curb service extends outside of the agency’s service area. Rides are available Monday – Friday, 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.  For this purpose, STAR Transit is temporarily adding Saturday […]

Volunteers sought to assist with COVID-19 mass vaccination operations in Rockwall County

Volunteers sought to assist with COVID-19 mass vaccination operations in Rockwall County

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 29, 2021 – In anticipation of receiving large amounts of the vaccine as early as next week, Rockwall County Emergency Management, in coordination with Helping Hands, continues to look for volunteers to assist with Covid-19 mass vaccination operations. At this time, we are looking to determine volunteers’ availability. This is not […]

COVID VACCINE UPDATE: Vaccination roll-out continues in Rockwall County

COVID VACCINE UPDATE: Vaccination roll-out continues in Rockwall County

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 27, 2021 – In partnership, Rockwall County and Rockwall County Helping Hands distributed one hundred and ten (110) doses of COVID-19 vaccine last week to Liberty Heights and Reese Manor senior living facilities. First doses were given to residents and staff who opted to receive the vaccine. As of January 27, […]

Rockwall County: Answers to frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccine

Rockwall County: Answers to frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccine

ROCKWALL, TX – January 21, 2021 – Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management provided these answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding the COVID-19 vaccine in Rockwall County.

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