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Marking the end of the contract between Harris County Emergency Services District 11 and Cypress Creek EMS, Harris County ESD 11 Mobile Healthcare has officially taken over ambulance services for the ESD service area.

ESD 11 Mobile Healthcare will now serve more than 600,000 residents in the 177-square-mile service area. The health services organization officially took over the service area at 7 a.m. on Sept. 1, with 28 ambulances operating.

“I am extremely proud of all of our staff for working around the clock

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Harris County ESD 11 Mobile Health Services continues to fill positions, construct their new headquarters, and purchase new equipment. The new EMS provider hopes to be ready for the public this fall.

The contract between Harris County Emergency Services District No. 11 and Cypress Creek Emergency Medical Services is set to expire in September. The ESD has been in the process of becoming its own EMS provider to serve the 600,000-plus people within the district’s northwest Harris County coverage area.

During the June 24 meeting of the ESD 11 board, commissioners discussed ambulance and equipment purchases along with hiring.

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The progressive New York representative Alexandria Oscasio-Cortez has criticized Vice-President Kamala Harris for saying undocumented migrants from Guatemala should not come to the US.

On her first foreign trip as vice-president, Harris visited Guatemala on Monday. At a press conference with Guatemala’s president, Alejandro Giammattei, the former California senator spoke about investigating corruption and human trafficking in Central America, and described a future where Guatemalans could find “hope at home”.

But she also had a clear message that undocumented Guatemalan migrants would not find solace at the US border under the Biden administration.

“I want to be clear to folks

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Harris County Emergency Services District No. 11 continues to hire executive staff and take other steps toward becoming its own emergency medical services provider.

The hiring and construction of new services comes after the ESD board of commissioners voted to terminate its contract for services with Cypress Creek EMS last year, with 360 days’ notice. ESD No. 11 and CCEMS have been in a longstanding conflict including legal actions between the two entities. The ESD decided to create their own EMS from scratch, as the contract with CCEMS is scheduled to end in September.

During the April 15 special meeting

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President Joe Biden and his vice president, Kamala Harris, had planned a Friday visit to Georgia as a victory lap after winning passage of a massive spending package to provide relief to those hurt by the coronavirus pandemic.

Instead, they ended up spending much of the visit – their first joint trip since their inauguration – meeting with distraught members of the Asian American community, mourning the deaths of eight people gunned down by a man who allegedly targeted people at Asian massage places.

While the motive of the accused killer is not yet clear, both Biden and Harris noted

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More than 80,000 invitations to make appointments across all county vaccination sites went out Friday morning to people on the county waitlist.

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — Harris County Public Health will administer its 6,000 doses of the new Johnson & Johnson vaccine on Monday at four of their mobile vaccination sites.

More than 80,000 invitations to make appointments across all county vaccination sites went out Friday morning to people on the county waitlist.

Recipients can choose whether they want the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which requires one dose, or the two-dose Pfizer or Moderna vaccines.

“It is important to know

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