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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Brownwood/Brown County Health Department Update

Brownwood Health Department Update

On May 26, 2020 the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department announced nine negative test results, and one recovered.

Of the negative test results, all nine were from community members not affiliated with nursing home facilities. 

The total COVID-19 cases in Brown County remain at 57.  

Current totals for COVID-19 testing in Brown County: 
754         Tested
689         Negative
  8           Pending
57           Positive Cases
31           Recovered
9             Deaths
Updated 5/26/2020 at 5:00 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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