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Posted on: July 16, 2020

Brownwood/Brown County Health Department Update

Brownwood Health Department Update

On July 16, 2020, the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received 21 positive COVID-19 test results, 20 negatives, and 6 recoveries. There are currently 127 active cases. There is only one case currently hospitalized. The new positives were all public, no new nursing home cases. 

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

   2888          Tested
   2514          Negative
     105          Pending  
     269          Positive Cases
     129          Recovered
     127          Active Cases
       13           Deaths 

Updated 7/16/2020 at 5:45 pm
Results are updated Monday-Friday at

 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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