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Posted on: April 18, 2020

Health Department receives 2 negative test results and 1 positive result

Update 4/18/2020

On Saturday, April 18, 2020, the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received two negative test results and one positive result, making a total of 13 COVID-19 cases in Brown County.  

Case number 13 is a woman in her 30s and an employee of the same nursing home in Brownwood as cases six through twelve. The patient is not hospitalized, neither are cases seven through twelve.  

Current totals for COVID-19 testing in Brown County: 

170       Tested
155       Negative
2           Pending (have not received results)
13         Positive Cases
7           Recovered
1           Death 

Updated 4/18/2020 at 5:15 pm 
Results are updated daily 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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