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Resources For Parents With Children During Covid-19

Resources For Parents With Children During Covid-19

The Wichita Falls Non-Profit Leaders COVID-19 Task Force has made some resource recommendations for parents with children during the coronavirus outbreak. One of the Task Force’s concerns is the possible increase in child abuse during this stressful crisis. Resources to help parents during this time of social distancing can be found here.MORE

Wichita Falls Area Food Bank To Distribute Kid’s Cafe Meals

Wichita Falls Area Food Bank To Distribute Kid’s Cafe Meals

The Wichita Falls Area Food Bank will be distributing grab and go Kid’s Cafe meals at two locations in Wichita Falls starting next Tuesday. The meals will only be given out to children aged 1-18 years old and they can be picked up by walking or driving up to pick up sites. There is a…MORE

Domestic Violence Cases Growing During Quarantine

Domestic Violence Cases Growing During Quarantine

Shelter in place orders meant to curb the spread of the Coronavirus continues to become more common. What’s come with is police seeing a rise in domestic violence calls. “Home is not always safe for everybody,” Michelle Turnbow, executive director of First Step said. There are resources available for those who are victims of domestic…MORE

City View ISD Makes Changes To Meal Handouts

City View ISD Makes Changes To Meal Handouts

In an effort to keep employees safe but also to continue to make sure the children of City View ISD receive food for the week, City View ISD has made a change to their food service plan. Read more about City View’s new food distribution plan here.MORE

Business Owners Learn About Federal Relief Loans

Business Owners Learn About Federal Relief Loans

Federal programs meant to alleviate some of the financial stress small businesses are experiencing will soon be rolling out. To make sure people are informed about them the Small Business Develop Center and Think of IT held a webinar to talk business owners through what options they have. It covered different programs like economic injury…MORE

Wichita County Issues 4th Amended Shelter-In-Place Order

Wichita County Issues 4th Amended Shelter-In-Place Order

Wichita County Judge Woody Gossom issued the fourth amended shelter-in-place order on Friday for Wichita County. The amended order states businesses can only have up to 50 percent of their building’s total capacity full at one time. This includes workers. More details about the amended order can be found here.MORE

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