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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Brownwood/Brown County Health Department Update

Brownwood Health Department Update

On July 1, 2020, the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department announced eight positive COVID-19 test results, and 21 negatives.

  • A male in his 50s
  • A female in her 20s
  • A female in her 20s
  • A male in his 40s
  • A male in his 20s
  • A female in her teens
  • A female in her 40s
  • A female in her 20s

Five of the new positive cases had contact with a known positive. There are currently 22 active cases, three of the active cases are currently hospitalized. There are no active nursing home cases currently. The total positive tests for Brown County are now 85.

The Texas National Guard completed a mobile COVID-19 testing site in Brownwood on Wednesday, July 1. The total number of tests have not yet been reported. The tests completed by the Texas National Guard are not included in the pending results.

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

2032     Tested
1841     Negative
   106     Pending
      85     Positive Cases
      53     Recovered
       22    Active Cases
      10    Deaths
Updated 7/01/2020 at 6:00 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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