DRC Launches COVID Vaccine Awareness Campaign (Free Cowboys Tickets, Anyone?)

by | Jun 9, 2021
The Dallas Regional Chamber wants 600,000 more North Texans to get a COVID-19 vaccine—not only for them, but to support local businesses. To sweeten the sting of the shot and help reach herd immunity, the campaign offers sweepstakes prizes from prime Cowboys, Mavs, Stars, Wings, and FC Dallas seats to round-trip flights on Southwest and American Airlines.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Expects Economic Recovery To Accelerate as Texas Receives More Vaccines and Treatment Options
Gov. Abbott foresees an increase in business activity by the early part of next year. With recent corporate headquarters moves to Texas, including Charles Schwab and CBRE, he believes that there has never been a more exciting time for economic development.
COVID obesity study
STUDY: If You’re Obese, Being Young May Not Protect You From COVID-19, UTSW Researchers Find
by | Nov 17, 2020
People under age 50 are "more likely to be hospitalized, need a ventilator, and die from COVID-19 if they're severely obese," a new study says.
When a COVID-19 Vaccine Is Ready for a Rollout, McKesson’s Tech Exec Says They’re Prepared to Distribute It
by | Nov 11, 2020
Six weeks into Nancy Flores' new role at Irving-based McKesson, the pandemic hit. Overnight, she reprioritized—scaling systems, pivoting tech teams, and working in hyperdrive. Now, she's laser focused on the mass effort and investment that goes into vaccine distribution for an entire country.