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Posted on: June 25, 2020

Brownwood/Brown County Health Department Update

Brownwood Health Department Update

On June 25, 2020 the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received two positive COVID-19 test results, 16 negatives, and 1 recovery.

  • A male in his teens who had contact with known positive, and has not traveled out of the county. He is not hospitalized.
  • A male in his 60s, who has not had contact with a positive case, and has not traveled out of the county. He is not hospitalized.

There are currently 8 active cases, three of the active cases are currently hospitalized.

The total positive tests for Brown County is now 68.

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

1900    Tested
1776    Negative
      56    Pending
      68    Positive Cases
      50    Recovered
      10    Deaths
Updated 6/25/2020 at 5:30 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 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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