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Marble Falls ISD stocking up on COVID-19 prevention supplies

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Marble Falls Independent School District officials took steps to improve safety and remote learning capabilities with bulk purchases of personal protective equipment (PPE) and technology. The board of trustees approved a total of approximately $465,000 for the additional supplies at the July 31 special meeting to address COVID-19 needs of staff and students before the start of school on Aug.

Seton ER doc urges patients to seek care when necessary

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Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, 48 percent of Americans claim they or someone in their household has delayed or skipped medical care, according to a poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation. In addition, 11 percent of those individuals who delayed or skipped medical care reported that their condition worsened as a result of delayed medical attention.

Businessmen replenish COVID-19 assistance fund

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For Raymond Whitman, navigating the COVID-19 crisis revealed to him a larger struggle among his clients, friends and neighbors. “I never had to close my doors. What if I had? Who’s going to make my house payment?” he said. As the owner of Whitman Insurance, 1008 Ave J in Marble Falls, he felt compelled to contribute to the Blue Collar Benevolence Fund, which helps applicants pay bills and buy groceries.