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by: David Gay
AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Officials with Amarillo City Transit recently announced that it will temporarily adjust service on one route starting Wednesday (Jan. 12).
According to a news release from the city of Amarillo, Amarillo City Transit will not operate Route 41/42 from the downtown Amarillo terminal, due to a low number of passengers.
“ACT will continue to provide transportation service to all customers in the city as we adjust
our route service on a priority basis to areas with highest demand,” Marita Wellage-Reiley, the director of Amarillo City Transit, said in the release. “These adjustments will be made on an as-needed basis in order to provide customers the service they expect.”
Amarillo City Transit will provide transportation for those needing service. Individuals should call transit at 806-378-3095 and pickup service will be provided.
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AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — The monoclonal antibody treatments used to help keep those with COVID-19 from ending up in the hospital has run out in the City of Amarillo’s Infusion Center and at local hospitals.
According to previous reports by MyHighPlains.com, various monoclonal antibody treatments have been offered to patients through the course of the COVID-19 pandemic as a way to treat certain groups of individuals who test positive for COVID-19. These treatments have included bamlanivimab, Regeneron and sotrovimab, the only monoclonal antibody infusion treatment which has shown effectiveness against the Omicron variant, the most recent variant of COVID-19.
AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — As staffing issues at Amarillo hospitals worsen, hospital leaders are struggling with tough choices about how to care for the growing number of patients.
Northwest Texas Hospital said on Wednesday that 77 staff members were in quarantine for COVID-19, twice the amount in quarantine on January 3, 2022.
AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – As the city of Amarillo’s Parks and Recreation Department continues to lay out the future vision of its various sports complexes and athletic facilities through a study approved by the Amarillo City Council in November, a conversation surrounding the status of the department’s field lighting ramped back up during Tuesday’s regular meeting of the City Council.
This comes after numerous department-centered conversations have turned toward its future, coming after Amarillo residents voted down a tax-related measure in November 2021 that, if passed, would have given the Parks and Recreation Department more funds to work with in terms of necessary improvements and additions.
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