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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Brownwood/Brown County Health Department Update

Brownwood Health Department Update

The Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received one positive COVID-19 test result over the weekend. The person has not been in Brown County for two weeks, nor was he tested in Brown County, because he is working out of town. He is in isolation outside of the County. He is listed in the Brown County totals, because reporting is based upon permanent address.

Of the 427 negative test results, 395 were from the National Guard testing of nursing home facilities and 32 were from various community sources.

There were 3 people added to the recovery list today.

The total positive tests for Brown County is now 60.

The current totals for COVID-19 testing in Brown County are below:
1593   Tested
1510   Negative
23         Pending
60         Positive Cases
43         Recovered
10         Deaths
Updated 6/08/2020 at 5:00 pm

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 as an online portal with up to date information regarding the confirmed COVID-19 cases, and additional preventative measures.

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