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COVID-19: Where to test locally? When to test?

By Emily Mann | April 15, 2020

Where to test locally? When to test? Methodist Hospital South, Atascosa Health Center and Quality Urgent Care in Atascosa County are each offering the COVID-19 test at their respective facilities.  While select Walgreens in San  Antonio will have the drive-thru test, locally the Pleasanton Walgreens will not be providing tests.  COVID-19 tests are reserved for those who have been exposed […]

Local food assistance

By Emily Mann | April 15, 2020

If you are in need of assistance with food, the following organizations and families are available to help. Atascosa Christian Assistance Ministry (CAM) offers assistance with food, clothing, household items and medical prescriptions as available. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 12 noon by appointment only. Located at 505 Ave. H in Poteet. Please call Dan Minnich at 210-632-6431. VETERAN SERVICES Food […]

Church Services

By Emily Mann | April 15, 2020

The following churches are offering online streaming services. Community Bible Chapel, Pleasanton Please join us at Community Bible Chapel on Sunday morning at 10:45 a.m. for online streaming of the service at cbcpleasanton.org. Just click on online worship and you’re ready to go with Pastor Nigel Kelly the Senior Pastor. Poteet UMC Poteet First United Methodist Church is streaming services […]

Eating Local

By Emily Mann | April 15, 2020

The Pleasanton Express is providing this listing free to local restaurants through April 30 to show our support. Please provide us with any updates at news@pleasantonexpress.com by Friday at 5 p.m. Aaron’s Pizza is offering free delivery and a special QUARANTIZZA. Call them at 830-276-1850to place your orders. They are open from 11 a.m. – 12 a.m. on Friday and […]

Food Assistance

By Emily Mann | March 23, 2020

If you are in need of assistance with food, the following organizations and families are available to help. Atascosa Christian Assistance Ministry (CAM) offers assistance with food, clothing, household items and medical prescriptions as available. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 12 noon by appointment only. Located at 505 Ave. H in Poteet. Please call Dan Minnich at 210-632-6431. Atascosa Veterans Food […]

Mega food distribution April 18

By Emily Mann | March 23, 2020

The San Antonio Food Bank is hosting a mega food distribution at the Atascosa County Courthouse, 1 Courthouse Circle Drive in Jourdanton this Saturday, April 18, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Everyone who wishes to receive food needs to register by Thursday at 12 noon. First Baptist Church Jourdanton is helping to organize this event’s registration. Please go to www.fbcjourdanton.org/food-pantry/ to register. […]

Methodist Hospital South and Atascosa County release statement regarding first two positive cases of COVID-19 in Atascosa County

By Emily Mann | March 23, 2020

Methodist Hosptial South and Atascosa County confirm the first two cases of COVID-19 in Atascosa County today. “Recently we had two patients who tested positive for COVID-19,” said Pam Guillory, Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Operation Officer Methodist Hospital South. “The patients were treated and released for home quarantine as per the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines. Methodist Hospital […]

The Knights of Columbus Council #8001’s Lenten fish fry Canceled

By Emily Mann | March 23, 2020

The Knights of Columbus Council #8001’s Lenten fish fry will be canceled this Friday, April 3, due to the coronavirus pandemic. If you would still like to make a contribution, remember you can send your contributions to the parish office. For more updates for coming weeks, keep in touch to their Facebook Page for further announcements.

Atascosa County Church Services

By Emily Mann | March 23, 2020

Below is information on the church services happening across Atascosa County. Many churches are working on new accommodations to reach their members. We will update this as more information becomes available. Community Bible Chapel, Pleasanton Please join us at Community Bible Chapel on Sunday morning at 10:45 am for online streaming of the service at cbcpleasanton.org. Just click on online […]

Coronavirus Protective Measures

By Emily Mann | March 23, 2020

WASH YOUR HANDS Clean hands can be the key to making it through the coronavirus pandemic as healthy as possible. Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing. If soap and water are not readily available, experts recommend using […]