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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Brownwood/ Brown County Health Department Update

Brownwood Health Department Update

On May 28, 2020 the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department announced one positive test result.

The positive test result is from a resident of a nursing home facility in Brown County. This facility will be referred to as nursing home #3. The positive case...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Brownwood/Brown County Health Department Update

Brownwood Health Department Update

On May 26, 2020 the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department announced nine negative test results, and one recovered.

Of the negative test results, all nine were from community members not affiliated with nursing home facilities. 

The total COVID-1...

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Posted on: May 25, 2020

Brownwood/Brown County Health Department Update

Brownwood Health Department Update

On May 25, 2020 the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department announced 172 negative test results, one positive, and one death. The National Guard tested a Brownwood nursing facility last week (not the nursing home with multiple cases) as part of the state...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Brownwood/ Brown County Health Department Update

Brownwood Health Department Update

On May 22, 2020 the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received four negative test results and one positive. 

The four negative test results were from community members not affiliated with the nursing home facility.

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Brownwood / Brown County Health Department Update

Brownwood Health Department Update

On May 21, 2020 the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received three negative test results, and one death.

The three negative test results were from community members not affiliated with the nursing home facility.

The death was a female in her 80s, w...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Brownwood/Brown County Health Department Update

Brownwood Health Department Update

On May 20, 2020 the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received 2 negatives and 1 positive test result.  

  • One positive test result was a healthcare worker. The Health Department is currently working with the healthcare facility to perform co...
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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Brownwood/Brown County Health Department receives 2 negatives, 3 positives, and 3 moved to recovered

COVID UPDATE 5-19

On May 19, 2020 the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received 3 positive test results.

  • Two positive tests were from the mobile drive through on May 16th. Both individuals had direct contact with an employee of the nursing home who previously tested...
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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Brownwood/Brown County Health Department receives 48 negative test results

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On May 18, 2020, the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received 48 negative test results.

Out of the 48 negative results, 39 were from the mobile drive through testing on May 12th, and 9 were from community members not affiliated with the nursing ho...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Brownwood/Brown County Health Department receives 114 negative test results

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On May 14, 2020 the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received 114 negative test results. 

Out of the 114 negative results, 100 were from the nursing home facility, and 14 were from community members not affiliated with the nursing home.&am...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Brownwood/Brown County Health Department Update

Brownwood/Brown County Health Department Update

 On May 13, 2020 the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received 6 negative test results, and 7 additional cases were added to the recovered list.

The 6 negative results were from community members not affiliated with the nursing home.&n...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Local businesses invited to take business assessment survey

business survey

We invite businesses to take a survey to provide us with data to help local leaders make decisions that will assist the business community.  

Over the past few weeks, the City of Brownwood and the Brownwood Municipal Development District have prio...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Brownwood / Brown County Health Department Update

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On May 12, 2020 the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received 6 negative test results, 13 positive test results, and 1 confirmed death. 

The 6 negative results were from community members not affiliated with the nursing home. Of the 13 pos...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Texas Department of Emergency Management to offer second mobile testing site

second mobile testing site

A second mobile drive through COVID-19 testing site by the Texas National Guard will be in Brownwood on Saturday, May 16 from 10 am to 4 pm at the Coggin Intermediate School gym parking lot located at 800 Rogan Street. The drive-through test is free, but ...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Texas Department of Emergency Management to offer mobile COVID-19 testing

Mobile Testing

Texas National Guard mobile COVID-19 testing team will be in Brownwood on Tuesday, May 12 from 10 am to 4 pm at the Coggin Intermediate School gym parking lot, south of the overpass on Austin Ave. The mobile testing team will be equipped to conduct over 1...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Brownwood/Brown County Health Department Update 5/4/2020

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On Monday May 4, 2020, the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received 13 negative test results and 2 positive test results. Of the two confirmed positive test results, one is a resident of the same nursing home as the other positive cases. The seco...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

Funding Still Available for Small Businesses through Payroll Protection Program

Funding PPP

A second wave of funding became available this week for small businesses through the federal Payroll Protection Program (PPP), and several Brown County lenders continue to participate in the program to help get needed funds into the hands of small busines...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Brownwood / Brown County Update 4/29/2020

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On Wednesday April 29, 2020, the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received 6 negative test results and 2 positive test results. Of the two confirmed positive test results, one is a resident of the same nursing home as the other positive cases. The...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

Brownwood/Brown County Health Department Update 4/27/2020

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On Monday April 27, 2020, the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received 62 total test results. There are 56 total negative test results; 49 are employees of the nursing home and 7 are from the general public. There are 6 positive test results, all...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

Governor to Allow Retail Stores & Restaurants to Open Friday with Limited Occupancy

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Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that the State of Texas will start allowing retail stores and restaurants to re-open on Friday, May 1st after his previous stay-at-home order expires on Thursday to help economic conditions as a result of the COVID-19 ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

The Governor's Report to Open Texas

Open Texas Report

The Governor’s Strike Force to Open Texas will safely and strategically restart and revitalize all aspects of the Lone Star State—work, school, entertainment, and culture.

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

Hendrick takes steps to expand access to local, mission-driven healthcare

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Hendrick Health System has signed agreements to purchase Abilene Regional Medical Center (Abilene Regional) and Brownwood Regional Medical Center (Brownwood Regional) from affiliates of Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHS). The organizations anticipate fi...

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Posted on: April 26, 2020

Brownwood/Brown County Health Department Update 4/26/2020

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On Sunday, April 26, 2020, the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received results from a local nursing home’s private testing of their residents. There were 31 negative test results and 11 positive test results. One of the positive test r...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Brownwood/ Brown County Health Department Update

Update -23

On Thursday, April 23, 2020, the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department  received three negative  test  results and  four positive results, making a total of 17 confirmed COVID-19 cases  in Brown County.   

 The four positive results were receiv...

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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 th...

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

Brownwood/Brown County Health Department Update

Update

On Wednesday, April 15 the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received a total of 16 negative test results and one positive result, making a total of 12 COVID-19 cases in Brown County.

Case number 12 is a resident of the same nursing home in Brownwoo...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Brownwood/Brown County Health Department receives 12 negative test result,1 positive result, and ann

Update

On Sunday, April 12 and Monday, April 13, 2020, the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received a total of 12 negative test results and one positive result, making a total of 11 COVID-19 cases in Brown County.   

Case number 11 is a...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Use of Cloth Face Coverings Recommended by CDC

Cloth Covering

CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain.

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

City Increases Online Services and Closes Drive Through Window

Increases Online Services

The City of Brownwood is taking additional operational steps to continue to help slow the spread of COVID-19. These operational changes are effective Monday, 4/13/2020. If you have any questions, please contact Brownwood City Hall at 325-646-5775.

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Brownwood/Brown County Health Department Receives 13 Negative and 2 Positive Tests

COVID Case updates 4/8/2020

 On April 8, 2020, the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received 13 negative test results and two positive test results, making a total of eight COVID-19 cases in Brown County. 

The two confirmed cases are residents of the same nu...

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Posted on: April 4, 2020

Update: Brown County Health Department Receives Additional Positive Test

Testing Update Count

On April 4, 2020, the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received an additional positive case result making a total of six COVID-19 cases in Brown County. 

The sixth confirmed case was received at 9:30 pm. The patient is female in her 60s wh...

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Posted on: April 4, 2020

Brown County COVID-19 Case Updates

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Updated: Brownwood/Brown County Health Department Receives Additional Positive Test4/4/20 10:20 PM

 On April 4, 2020, the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received an additional positive case result making a total of six COVID-19 cases in ...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

VIDEO: Revised Recommendation Regarding Brookshire’s Exposure

Revised Recommendation

At approximately 4:00 p.m., on April 2, 2020, the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received the test result of the fourth case of COVID-19 in Brown County. As previously released, the woman was an employee at Brookshire’s at 1400 Austin ...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Updated: Fourth Case of COVID-19 Confirmed in Brown County

Fourth Case

Update as of 4/03/2020:The Brownwood-Brown County Health Department released the workplace of the fourth confirmed case due the amount of possible public exposure. The Health Department is recommending a 14-day self-isolation based on CDC guidelines for t...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

What is classified as an Essential Business?

essential business

In light of the order issued by Governor Abbot yesterday, Brown County, City of Brownwood, City of Early, City of Bangs, and the City of Blanket are issuing the following press release to assist the public in understanding what is permitted and what is pr...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

VIDEO: City of Brownwood issues limited Stay at Home Order

Limited Stay at Home Order

Mayor Stephen Haynes explains the limited Stay at Home Order issued on March 26, 2020 as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Mayor Haynes explains the common sense approach to limit spread and continue preventative measures. 

This order &am...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

VIDEO: City Offers Alternate Service Options as Facilities Close to Walk-In Traffic

COVID 19 City Manager Update

As part of the City of Brownwood’s continued response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Brownwood City Hall, the Health Department, WIC, Municipal Court and the Airport will close to walk-in customers beginning Thursday, March 26. The City will continue...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Third Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Brown County

Third Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Brown County

On March 25, 2020, the Brownwood/ Brown County Health Department confirmed a third case of COVID-19 virus in Brown County. 

The person is a male in his 50s who is currently in self quarantine. The individual had no reported international travel. T...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

A Letter to the Brownwood Community

Letter from Jace Jones

March 25, 2020

Letter to the Community – Brownwood Area

I’m writing today with an update on Brownwood Regional Medical Center’s preparation for the presence of COVID-19 in Brownwood/Brown County area. Our executive and departme...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

VIDEO: Chief Eric Hicks provides community update

Fire Chief - Community message

Brownwood Fire Chief Eric Hicks provides a quick update regarding COVID-19 and the precautions taken by the Brownwood Fire Department.

For local information regarding COVID-19 in Brown County please visit www.brownwoodtexas.gov/health. See captioned video ...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Updated: Second Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Brown County

Second COVID-19 Case

Updated Saturday 3/21/2020 at 9:00 am The Brownwood/Brown County Health Department has investigated the second positive COVID-19 case. The source of the infection is unidentifiable. The individual did not have contact with the person who was diag...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

BRMC Clinics annouce changes to patient services and visit locations

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One Source Express Care and One Source Early -Changes to patient services and visit locations.

On Monday, March 23, ALL clinics associated with Brownwood Regional Medical Center will be implementing restrictive or delayed access to each of their locations....

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Brown County

Confirmed Case

On March 18, 2020, the Brownwood/ Brown County Health Department confirmed a case of the COVID-19 virus (2019-nCoV, previously known as novel coronavirus) in Brown County.

The confirmed case was a result of international travel. The patient, is female in h...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Brownwood / Brown County Health Department shares prevention tips to remember as Coronavirus spreads

Coronavirus

The City of Brownwood is closely monitoring the national outbreak of the novel coronavirus, now known as COVID-19. The City is working with our public health partners to ensure the city has best practices in place for the general public.

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