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Topic: Vaccine Education
Posted on 4/15/2020
Gray’s CBS affiliate KOSA Odessa, Tx., has been supporting the community during the COVID-19 crisis in several ways, in addition to airing critical news updates. The West Texas Food Bank faced a significant increase in demand at the same that that donations dropped, as local grocery stores no longer had extra food to give. In two weeks, KOSA helped raise $158,000 for the food bank.
KOSA also produces its “Weather School,” with educational weather lessons for parents and kids that are available every day on CBS7.com and on Facebook.
As soon as layoffs began hitting the region, both due to the Coronavirus and the drastic drop in oil prices, KOSA created a section of CBS7.com called “West Texas Employment.” On this page, people looking for local jobs can access companies looking for employees.
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