Media Office Press Releases - 2022 All Archives

05052022 - One death related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 77 newly reported pos 05052022 - One death related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 77 newly reported pos
05042022 - One death related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 170 newly reported po 05042022 - One death related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 170 newly reported po
05032022 - Two deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 36 newly reported po 05032022 - Two deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 36 newly reported po
05032022-County Judge Richard F. Cortez invites President Biden to tour the border 05032022-County Judge Richard F. Cortez invites President Biden to tour the border
05022022 - Two deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 30 newly reported po 05022022 - Two deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 30 newly reported po
04292022 - Two deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 27 newly reported po 04292022 - Two deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 27 newly reported po
04282022 - Zero deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 103 newly reported 04282022 - Zero deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 103 newly reported
04282022 - Mission man sentenced to life in prison for capital murder 04282022 - Mission man sentenced to life in prison for capital murder
04272022 - Zero deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 195 newly reported 04272022 - Zero deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 195 newly reported
04272022 - Donna man plead guilty to two counts of sexual abuse of a child 04272022 - Donna man plead guilty to two counts of sexual abuse of a child
04262022 - One death related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 58 newly reported pos 04262022 - One death related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 58 newly reported pos
04262022-Hidalgo County Precinct 3 announces closure of Western Road beginning Thursday 04262022-Hidalgo County Precinct 3 announces closure of Western Road beginning Thursday
04262022-Hidalgo County Pct. 4 hosts grand opening for new Mechanic Shop in Edinburg 04262022-Hidalgo County Pct. 4 hosts grand opening for new Mechanic Shop in Edinburg
04252022 - One death related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 24 newly reported pos 04252022 - One death related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 24 newly reported pos
04252022-Edinburg man sentenced to 35 years in prison for child sexual abuse 04252022-Edinburg man sentenced to 35 years in prison for child sexual abuse
04222022 - Zero deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 42 newly reported p 04222022 - Zero deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 42 newly reported p
04222022-County Judge Richard F. Cortez announces Explore Hidalgo County initiative 04222022-County Judge Richard F. Cortez announces Explore Hidalgo County initiative
04212022 - One death related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 32 newly reported pos 04212022 - One death related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 32 newly reported pos
04212022-Press conference called to announce major initiative related to Earth Day 04212022-Press conference called to announce major initiative related to Earth Day
04202022 - Zero deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 152 newly reported 04202022 - Zero deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 152 newly reported
04202022-Hidalgo County Urban County Program will hold a groundbreaking ceremony 04202022-Hidalgo County Urban County Program will hold a groundbreaking ceremony
04202022-Hidalgo County Pct. 4 to break ground on Eastside Soccer Park 04202022-Hidalgo County Pct. 4 to break ground on Eastside Soccer Park
04192022 - One death related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 39 newly reported pos 04192022 - One death related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 39 newly reported pos
04192022-Hidalgo County Precinct 3 announces closure of Western Road beginning Wednesday 04192022-Hidalgo County Precinct 3 announces closure of Western Road beginning Wednesday
04182022 - One death related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 14 newly reported pos 04182022 - One death related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 14 newly reported pos
04182022-RIC-Mission Closing 04182022-RIC-Mission Closing
04142022 - Zero deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 15 newly reported p 04142022 - Zero deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 15 newly reported p
04142022 - Edinburg man found guilty of capital murder 04142022 - Edinburg man found guilty of capital murder
04132022 - Two deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 101 newly reported p 04132022 - Two deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 101 newly reported p
04122022 - One death related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 167 newly reported po 04122022 - One death related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 167 newly reported po
04122022-Hidalgo County Precinct 3 announces closure of Mile 3 to Brushline Road beginning Thursday 04122022-Hidalgo County Precinct 3 announces closure of Mile 3 to Brushline Road beginning Thursday
04112022 - One death related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 959 newly reported po 04112022 - One death related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 959 newly reported po
04082022 - One death related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 5 newly reported posi 04082022 - One death related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 5 newly reported posi
04082022 - San Juan man sentenced to 65 years in prison for murder 04082022 - San Juan man sentenced to 65 years in prison for murder
04072022 - Two deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 38 newly reported po 04072022 - Two deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 38 newly reported po
04072022-Hidalgo County Judge responds to Governor Greg Abbotts border security plans 04072022-Hidalgo County Judge responds to Governor Greg Abbotts border security plans
04072022-Hidalgo County Precinct 4 and countys 4-H Program to unveil first Free Little Library at Co 04072022-Hidalgo County Precinct 4 and countys 4-H Program to unveil first Free Little Library at Co
04072022-Hidalgo County Precinct 4, American Forests and UTRGV to launch Community Forest Restoratio 04072022-Hidalgo County Precinct 4, American Forests and UTRGV to launch Community Forest Restoratio
04062022 - One death related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 84 newly reported pos 04062022 - One death related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 84 newly reported pos
04062022 - Hidalgo County Criminal District Attorney Ricardo Rodriguez Jr. announces launch of new w 04062022 - Hidalgo County Criminal District Attorney Ricardo Rodriguez Jr. announces launch of new w
04052022 - Zero deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 16 newly reported p 04052022 - Zero deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 16 newly reported p
04052022-Hidalgo County announces Groundbreaking for Public Health Laboratory Facility 04052022-Hidalgo County announces Groundbreaking for Public Health Laboratory Facility
04052022-Commissioners Court declares local State of Disaster 04052022-Commissioners Court declares local State of Disaster
04042022 - Two deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 73 newly reported po 04042022 - Two deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 73 newly reported po
04042022 Emergency meeting 04042022 Emergency meeting
03312022 - Zero deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 42 newly reported c 03312022 - Zero deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 42 newly reported c
03302022 - Zero deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 250 newly reported 03302022 - Zero deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 250 newly reported
03302022 - Precinct 3 hosts push-in ceremony for new Alton Fire truck 03302022 - Precinct 3 hosts push-in ceremony for new Alton Fire truck
03292022 - Four deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 203 newly reported 03292022 - Four deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 203 newly reported
03282022 - Two deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 59 newly reported ca 03282022 - Two deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 59 newly reported ca
03282022-Regional Infusion Center for COVID-19 extends operations until April 30 03282022-Regional Infusion Center for COVID-19 extends operations until April 30
03282022-Hidalgo County Veterans Services hosts Commemoration for National Vietnam War Veterans Day 03282022-Hidalgo County Veterans Services hosts Commemoration for National Vietnam War Veterans Day
03282022 - Hidalgo County Criminal District Attorneys Office, DHR Health and Mujeres Unidas launch S 03282022 - Hidalgo County Criminal District Attorneys Office, DHR Health and Mujeres Unidas launch S
03272022 - County Auditor Passes Away 03272022 - County Auditor Passes Away
03252022 - Two deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 138 newly reported c 03252022 - Two deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 138 newly reported c
03242022 - No deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 397 newly reported ca 03242022 - No deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 397 newly reported ca
03242022 - Media Tour of Regional Infusion Center for COVID-1936 03242022 - Media Tour of Regional Infusion Center for COVID-1936
03232022 - Two deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 864 newly reported c 03232022 - Two deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 864 newly reported c
03222022 - One death related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 341 newly reported po 03222022 - One death related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 341 newly reported po
03212022 - Three deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 128 newly reported 03212022 - Three deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 128 newly reported
03182022 - Four deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 26 newly reportedpo 03182022 - Four deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 26 newly reportedpo
03182022-First official COVID-19 Memorial Day in Hidalgo County to be marked by Prayer Service 03182022-First official COVID-19 Memorial Day in Hidalgo County to be marked by Prayer Service
03142022 - Five deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 339 newly reported 03142022 - Five deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 339 newly reported
03112022 - Four deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 183 newly reported 03112022 - Four deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 183 newly reported
03102022 - Four deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 603 newly reported 03102022 - Four deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 603 newly reported
03092022 - Six deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 912 newly reported p 03092022 - Six deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 912 newly reported p
03082022 - Five deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 696 newly reported 03082022 - Five deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 696 newly reported
03082022-Commissioners Court declares March 21 COVID-19 Memorial Day in Hidalgo County 03082022-Commissioners Court declares March 21 COVID-19 Memorial Day in Hidalgo County
03072022 - Five deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 3,276 newly reporte 03072022 - Five deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 3,276 newly reporte
03042022 - Eight deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 22,404 newly repor 03042022 - Eight deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 22,404 newly repor
03032022 - Five deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 525 newly reported 03032022 - Five deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 525 newly reported
03022022 - Five deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 286 newly reported 03022022 - Five deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 286 newly reported
03012022 - Eleven deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 98 newly reported 03012022 - Eleven deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 98 newly reported
03012022-March 7 last day for Edinburg COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing 03012022-March 7 last day for Edinburg COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing
02282022 - Three deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 288 newly reported 02282022 - Three deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 288 newly reported
02252022 - Seven deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 436 newly reported 02252022 - Seven deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 436 newly reported
02242022 - Eleven deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 602 newly reporte 02242022 - Eleven deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 602 newly reporte
02232022 - Eight deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 663 newly reported 02232022 - Eight deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 663 newly reported
02232022 - Hidalgo County Precinct 3 to host free vaccine clinic for dogs 02232022 - Hidalgo County Precinct 3 to host free vaccine clinic for dogs
02222022 - Fourteen deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 587 newly repor 02222022 - Fourteen deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 587 newly repor
02182022 - Nine deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 324 newly reported 02182022 - Nine deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 324 newly reported
02182022 - Hidalgo County Judge Cortez welcomes Meteorologist Maggie to Edinburg CISD and PSJA ISD 02182022 - Hidalgo County Judge Cortez welcomes Meteorologist Maggie to Edinburg CISD and PSJA ISD
02172022 - Eight deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 163 newly reported 02172022 - Eight deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 163 newly reported
02172022-Hidalgo County Precinct 4 Endowment Center and COVID-19 Testing 02172022-Hidalgo County Precinct 4 Endowment Center and COVID-19 Testing
02172022 - Hidalgo County Judge Cortez welcomes Meteorologist Maggie to Mercedes ISD 02172022 - Hidalgo County Judge Cortez welcomes Meteorologist Maggie to Mercedes ISD
02162022 - Twelve deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 237 newly reporte 02162022 - Twelve deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 237 newly reporte
02162022 - Hidalgo County Judge Cortez welcomes Meteorologist Maggie to Sharyland ISD 02162022 - Hidalgo County Judge Cortez welcomes Meteorologist Maggie to Sharyland ISD
02152022 - Eighteen deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 539 newly repor 02152022 - Eighteen deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 539 newly repor
02152022 - Hidalgo County Judge Cortez welcomes Meteorologist Maggie, to help prepare students for w 02152022 - Hidalgo County Judge Cortez welcomes Meteorologist Maggie, to help prepare students for w
02142022 - Twelve deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 714 newly reporte 02142022 - Twelve deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 714 newly reporte
02142022-Hidalgo Co. Pct. 4 Commissioner Ellie Torres breaks ground on 2.4M park expansion 02142022-Hidalgo Co. Pct. 4 Commissioner Ellie Torres breaks ground on 2.4M park expansion
02142022-Hidalgo County Pledges 2 Million to STC Nursing and Allied Health 02142022-Hidalgo County Pledges 2 Million to STC Nursing and Allied Health
02112022 - Nine deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 701 newly reported 02112022 - Nine deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 701 newly reported
02092022 - Ten deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with  721 newly reported 02092022 - Ten deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 721 newly reported
02092022-Hidalgo County Judge Cortez partners with school districts to welcome Meteorologist Maggie 02092022-Hidalgo County Judge Cortez partners with school districts to welcome Meteorologist Maggie
02092022 - Edinburg COVID-19 DriveThru Testing reopening Thursday, Feb. 10 02092022 - Edinburg COVID-19 DriveThru Testing reopening Thursday, Feb. 10
02082022 - Five deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 646 newly reported 02082022 - Five deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 646 newly reported
02082022-Regional Infusion Center for COVID-19 opens a day earlier, starting tomorrow, Wednesday, Fe 02082022-Regional Infusion Center for COVID-19 opens a day earlier, starting tomorrow, Wednesday, Fe
02072022 - Eleven deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 735 newly reporte 02072022 - Eleven deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 735 newly reporte
02072022-Precinct 2, in partnership with the City of Hidalgo, to host Ribbon Cutting for Dicker Road 02072022-Precinct 2, in partnership with the City of Hidalgo, to host Ribbon Cutting for Dicker Road
02072022 - Regional Infusion Center for COVID-19 moving location 02072022 - Regional Infusion Center for COVID-19 moving location
02042022 - Nine deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 722 newly reported 02042022 - Nine deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 722 newly reported
02042022-Edinburg COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing to offer rapid test 02042022-Edinburg COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing to offer rapid test
02042022-Edinburg COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing site will remain open through Monday 02042022-Edinburg COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing site will remain open through Monday
02032022 - Seven deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 23,736 newly repor 02032022 - Seven deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 23,736 newly repor
02032022-Hidalgo County offices to delay start time until 10 a.m. because of inclement weather 02032022-Hidalgo County offices to delay start time until 10 a.m. because of inclement weather
02022022 -Five deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 519 newly reported p 02022022 -Five deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 519 newly reported p
02022002-Edinburg COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing site to open at noon on Friday due to severe weather 02022002-Edinburg COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing site to open at noon on Friday due to severe weather
02012022 -Eight deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 614 newly reported 02012022 -Eight deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 614 newly reported
02012022 - Hidalgo County notified of 23000 unreported positive COVID-19 cases in the month of Janua 02012022 - Hidalgo County notified of 23000 unreported positive COVID-19 cases in the month of Janua
01312022 -Ten deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 774 newly reported po 01312022 -Ten deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 774 newly reported po
01282022 -Nine deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 592 newly reported p 01282022 -Nine deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 592 newly reported p
01272022 - Eight deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 463 newly reported 01272022 - Eight deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 463 newly reported
01262022-Approach of February Responsible Pet Owners Month serves as reminder of new state law prote 01262022-Approach of February Responsible Pet Owners Month serves as reminder of new state law prote
01262022 - As property tax deadline approaches, homeowners are reminded that help is available 01262022 - As property tax deadline approaches, homeowners are reminded that help is available
01252022 - One death related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 248 newly reported po 01252022 - One death related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 248 newly reported po
01252022-Hidalgo County Precinct 3 to host free Vaccine Clinic for dogs 01252022-Hidalgo County Precinct 3 to host free Vaccine Clinic for dogs
01252022-Hidalgo County Judge tests positive for COVID-19 once again 01252022-Hidalgo County Judge tests positive for COVID-19 once again
01242022 - Five deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 446 newly reported 01242022 - Five deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 446 newly reported
01242022 - Appointments waived at Edinburg COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing site 01242022 - Appointments waived at Edinburg COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing site
01202022 - Property taxes due Monday, Jan. 31 to avoid interest and penalties 01202022 - Property taxes due Monday, Jan. 31 to avoid interest and penalties
01192022 - Edinburg COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing site closed Friday due to severe cold weather 01192022 - Edinburg COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing site closed Friday due to severe cold weather
01182022 - Two deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 275 newly reported p 01182022 - Two deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 275 newly reported p
1182022-Hidalgo County Precinct 2 and City of Pharr PD hold dedication ceremony honoring fallen Sgt. 1182022-Hidalgo County Precinct 2 and City of Pharr PD hold dedication ceremony honoring fallen Sgt.
01142022 - Five deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 421 newly reported 01142022 - Five deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 421 newly reported
01142022 - Press Release Alamo Closure 01142022 - Press Release Alamo Closure
01132022 - Six deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 320 newly reported p 01132022 - Six deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 320 newly reported p
01132022 - COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing site opening at Edinburg Municipal Park 01132022 - COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing site opening at Edinburg Municipal Park
1122022-Precinct 3 to host groundbreaking ceremony for expansion of the Mission Lateral Drainage pro 1122022-Precinct 3 to host groundbreaking ceremony for expansion of the Mission Lateral Drainage pro
01102022 - One death related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 442 newly reported po 01102022 - One death related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 442 newly reported po
01102022-Hidalgo County sees huge jump in COVID-positive cases 01102022-Hidalgo County sees huge jump in COVID-positive cases
01072022-Pilot program targets eligible Hidalgo County homeowners with help paying past due property 01072022-Pilot program targets eligible Hidalgo County homeowners with help paying past due property
01072022 - Hidalgo County Tax Office in San Juan Substation Closure 01072022 - Hidalgo County Tax Office in San Juan Substation Closure
01072022 - DA to sponsor Proclamation in support of National Slavery and Human Trafficking Preventio 01072022 - DA to sponsor Proclamation in support of National Slavery and Human Trafficking Preventio
01062022 - Two deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 398 newly reported p 01062022 - Two deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 398 newly reported p
01052022 - One death related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 220 newly reported po 01052022 - One death related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 220 newly reported po
01052022 - Hidalgo County to hold online auction for general merchandise, fleet, heavy equipment, an 01052022 - Hidalgo County to hold online auction for general merchandise, fleet, heavy equipment, an
01042022 - Three deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 474 newly reported 01042022 - Three deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Hidalgo County along with 474 newly reported
01042022 - Five people test positive for omicron variant of COVID-19 in Hidalgo County 01042022 - Five people test positive for omicron variant of COVID-19 in Hidalgo County
01032022 - Statement from Hidalgo County Judge regarding status of COVID-19 in the county 01032022 - Statement from Hidalgo County Judge regarding status of COVID-19 in the county