KDDD News 3-5-21

Following Governor Abbott’s decision to end the mask mandate, the Texas Education Agency says it is up to local school boards to make their own mask policy. After Governor Abbott’s decision to reopen the state, many school districts were hoping for some guidance from the Texas Education Agency on how to proceed.
Instead, some say there was never really a clear answer. The Texas Education Agency says it’s now up to local school boards to create their own mask policy.

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Moore County has now increased to 69 deaths from Covid 19, as the second dose vaccine clinic continued yesterday at the Moore County Community Building. The final day of second dose vaccines is set for Saturday. MCHD is saying if you we’re schedule for vaccines prior to Saturday, but are attending Saturday instead, you may have to wait for your dose, as schedule Saturday appointments will be honored first.

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A Community Grant Presentation has been scheduled for the First Baptist Church on Wednesday, March 10 at 9:30 a.m. The Community Grant is helping to purchase a van for the Sonshine Daycare. The check will be in the amount of $8,099.25. We will gather where the Church Van is parked. This is a matching grant and is available through the Community Grant funding used for projects to help the Community. Daycare is a targeted industry for quality of life issues in Dumas.