KDDD News 7-27-21

Moore County positive Covid-19 cases continue to climb. Now at 38, and likely to continue as it spreads from those not vaccinated.

You can get the Pfizer vaccine, at Dr. Purl’s Fast Care Clinic every other Friday (Next one will be 7/30/21), Moore County Internal Medicine offers Moderna every Wednesday and Moore County Family Health Clinic offers Moderna every Thursday. All of these vaccines are free!

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Recent reports from the Alzheimer’s Association shows that older Hispanic Americans are one point five times as likely to develop Alzheimer’s compared to White Americans and Black Americans are twice as likely to develop this.
More research studies show that our congressional district is among the top 25 counties in the nation for Hispanics having Alzheimer’s.

Factors contributing to these numbers include lack of health care services and bad health practices.

The association is planning a conference in Amarillo to raise funds for those with Alzheimer’s and to encourage minorities to join research trials.

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Dallam County maintenance crews for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will be performing a “mill and fill” operation on US 54/7th Street from Wednesday, July 28 through Monday, Aug. 2., according to TxDOT

The project will start at Rock Island Street and end at the bridge west of Dalhart and TxDOT is asking drivers to seek other routes around this area because two lanes of traffic will be closed. To gain access to the post office use the back entrance.