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Harlingen Business & COVID-19: Bloomers Flowers & Gifts

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (May 4, 2020) – Harlingen Business & COVID-19 will consist of a series of stories we are collecting from Harlingen business owners. As COVID-19 continues to affect all businesses globally, we want to feature our local entrepreneurs, companies, and businesses that are faced with making tough decisions, adapting,…

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Harlingen Business & COVID-19: Procured Life + Home

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (May 4, 2020) – Harlingen Business & COVID-19 will consist of a series of stories we are collecting from Harlingen business owners. As COVID-19 continues to affect all businesses globally, we want to feature our local entrepreneurs, companies, and businesses that are faced with making tough decisions, adapting,…

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HELP for Small Business Application Opens Tomorrow

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (April 30, 2020) – The Harlingen Emergency Loan Program for Small Business application opens Friday, May 1. In March, the Harlingen EDC conducted an Economic Impact Survey for Harlingen business owners and the initial responses showed that the business community was struggling. “After reviewing the responses and personally reaching out…

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UT Health RGV opening COVID-19 testing site in Harlingen

HARLINGEN, TEXAS – APRIL 27, 2020 – Beginning Tuesday, April 28, 2020, the UTRGV School of Medicine, through UT Health RGV, is opening its fourth drive-thru location offering COVID-19 screening. The new location is in Harlingen, and will be open two days a week from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Three previous testing sites – one in Edinburg, one in Brownsville and…

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UTRGV Student Emergency Fund helps students in need

[caption id="attachment_3252" align="alignright" width="280"] Various buildings around the UTRGV Brownsville Campus - the set also includes images of buildings on the TSC Campus that UTRGV rent to use for classes.BioMedical Research Building courtyardUTRGV Photo by David Pike[/caption] By Amanda A. Taylor, UTRGV RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – APRIL 15, 2020…

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Harlingen EDC’s COVID-19 Business Resource Page Now Live

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (MARCH 30, 2020) – In an effort to continue helping Harlingen businesses connect to valuable resources, the Harlingen EDC recently published its Harlingen Guides resource page. The resource guide includes everything from local, county, state, to national COVID-19 resources that are currently available. The guide also includes an…

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