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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Brownwood / Brown County Health Department Update

Brownwood Health Department Update

On May 21, 2020 the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received three negative test results, and one death.

The three negative test results were from community members not affiliated with the nursing home facility.

The death was a female in her 80s, who was a family member of an employee of the nursing home who tested positive.

The total COVID-19 cases in Brown County remains at 55.

Current totals for COVID-19 testing in Brown County:
572 Tested
505 Negative
12 Pending
55 Positive Cases
30 Recovered
8 Deaths
Updated 5/21/2020 at 5:45 pm

Results are updated Monday-Friday 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. 

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