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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Brownwood/Brown County Health Department Update

Brownwood Health Department Update

The Brownwood/Brown County Health Department announced one positive COVID-19 test result. The positive is a male in his 30’s who is a healthcare worker. He is currently isolating out of the county. Prior to his test he wore masks when in the community and at work.

The 34 negative test results were from various community sources. There were 3 people added to the recovery list today. The total positive tests for Brown County is now 61.

The current totals for COVID-19 testing in Brown County are below:

1729     Tested
1653     Negative
15           Pending
61           Positive Cases
47          Recovered
10          Deaths
Updated 6/15/2020 at 5:15 pm

Brownwood/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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