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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Brownwood/Brown County Health Department Receives 13 Negative and 2 Positive Tests

COVID Case updates 4/8/2020

 On April 8, 2020, the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received 13 negative test results and two positive test results, making a total of eight COVID-19 cases in Brown County. 

The two confirmed cases are residents of the same nursing facility in Brownwood as the sixth COVID-19 case announced on April 4. 

The Health Department is working closely with the facility to mitigate additional spread. 

Current totals for COVID-19 testing in Brown County:
123 Tested
105 Negative
10 Pending (have not received results)
8 Positive Cases
3 Recovered
0 Deaths
Updated 4/8/2020 at 5:30 pm
Results are updated daily at www.brownwoodtexas.gov/health 

Brown County Health Department has set up two hotline numbers for questions about COVID-19. The numbers are 325.642.2635 or 325.430.5933. Calls are taken from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. A health department employee will answer questions and may perform a health screening over the phone. Should you need higher level of care, they will direct you. The purpose of phone screenings is to reduce the congestion in our medical facilities and allow social distancing. Please be patient if you are not directly connected, we will answer calls in the order they are received. If you are planning on going to a physician, please call before arrival. 

The City of Brownwood, Brownwood/Brown County Health Department, Brownwood Regional Medical Center, Texas Department of State and Health Services, and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention are closely working together to provide the community with the best health practices. 

The City of Brownwood has set up www.brownwoodtexas.gov/health as an online portal with up to date information regarding the confirmed COVID-19 cases, and additional preventative measures. Additional information will be posted to www.brownwoodtexas.gov/health as it becomes available.

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