ODESSA FIRE RESCUE, THE RED CROSS AND THE SALVATION ARMY SET UP A WARMING SHELTER INSIDE THE BOYS GYM AT ECTOR COLLEGE PREP SUCCESS ACADEMY LOCATED IN THE SOUTHSIDE OF ODESSA, TO ACCOMODATED THE HOMELESS OR THOSE TRAVELERS THAT NEED A WARM PLACE TO STAY DURING THE EXPECTED BAD WEATHER. (JOEY WHITE, ASSISTANT FIRE CHIIEF, ODESSA FIRE RESCUE) APPROXIMATELY 50 COTS ARE SET UP ON THE GYM FLOOR, AND MORE WILL BE SET UP AS NEEDED. THE RED CROSS WILL BE PROVIDING MEALS. SHOWERS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE SCHOOL. (JOEY WHITE, ASSISTANT FIRE CHIIEF, ODESSA FIRE RESCUE) PERSONS SEEKING THE WARM SHELTER MUST HAVE THEIR TEMPERATURE CHECKED BEFORE ENTERING ECTOR COLLEGE PREP SUCCESS ACADEMY. (JOEY WHITE, ASSISTANT FIRE CHIIEF, ODESSA FIRE RESCUE) FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA
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Odessa Police Department New App
Download our new Mobile App! Helpful Numbers, News, and Events, and Push Notifications for major incidents in Odessa, all at your fingertips. Go to the App Store and search for “Odessa Police Dept.”
Here are our COVID inpatient numbers as of 9:00 a.m.
46 COVID patients in-house, 1 PUI
19 on 4 Central (COVID floor)
3 on 9 Central (COVID overflow)
1 on Pediatrics
23 in Critical Care
17 patients on ventilator
The ages of COVID patients ranges from 15 to 81.
COVID patient list (from outside of Ector County) includes 3 from Andrews, 1 from McCamey, 1 from Big Spring. The rest are from Odessa/Ector County.
Sign up Now for the OPD Citizens Police Academy
The Odessa Police Department is still accepting qualified applicants for the 27th Session of the OPD Citizens Police Academy. The twelve week academy begins Thursday, September 2, 2021 and will be held on Thursday nights from 6-9pm.
The program is designed to give the public a working knowledge of the Odessa Police Department. The instruction is comprehensive and covers different divisions each week. There are no fees for the classes.
Registration forms are available online at www.odessapd.com and may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or submitted in person at the Odessa Police Department. The registration deadline is Friday, August 27, 2021 at 5 p.m. or until the session has been filled.
Pfluger Delivers the Republican Address
Washington, DC – Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) delivered this week’s Republican Address from West Texas on the many crises facing our nation. The American people need leadership, and President Biden and the Democrats in Congress are promoting policies that are setting our country back.
“Every American can feel this hurt at the gas pump, grocery store, and at nearly every commercial retailer. The answer can’t be more spending,” said Congressman Pfluger. “Yet, the Biden Administration’s keeps rolling out trillion-dollar packages—chock full of socialist and Green-New-Deal policies—as if the pockets of taxpayers are an endless piggybank for Democrats to keep digging into.”
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